21 Ways You Will Drive Your Friends Crazy After Studying Abroad
Studying abroad is such an amazing experience, but please try not to act like this when you get back.
Starting stories with "When I lived in Europe..."
Learned three phrases in Italian? Fluent.
After visiting a few museums...
Accessorizing with headscarves on a daily basis.
Changing your wardrobe entirely.
Complaining about being back on American soil.
Drinking only foreign beer.
Stressing over your new long-distance romance, which will TOTALLY last.
Posting over 3,000 photos on Facebook.
Speaking with an accent and using local slang terms regularly.
Telling everyone long stories they can't relate to.
Suddenly acquiring an international palate.
And forcing everyone to try the local favorites.
Telling everyone what a unique experience it was...
...how you broke out of your comfort zone by meeting new people...
...and how mature you feel now.
Turning into a wine snob after a semester in France.
Complaining about having to take "real" classes again.
After attending one Real Madrid match, you start calling it fútbol.
You may have developed a slight attitude toward America.
Going on and on about how you were "roughing it" in Africa.
Only solution? Join the campus study abroad organization.
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