I felt like I was shutting my life down before I left for Austria. It was overwhelming leaving everything and everyone I know for a country that I didn’t speak the language and knew very little about. But those few stressful moments before I left seem miniscule when I think about the amazing experiences they led to.
There is always room for growth, and I believe studying abroad is the perfect place for it. Any fears that you have will seem so small once you realize what you are able to accomplish.
Read Taylor's full report(.pdf) on her semester abroad at FHWien University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Austria.