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Vineyards & Wineries

A major part of the Viticulture & Enology Maymester is visiting vineyards and wineries to see how the wines are made and hear about each place’s agricultural practices. Looking back on this program, I would say that these field trips were truly an essential and enlightening part of the trip…
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Gardens in Europe

I have always wanted to go to Europe to see all of the historical sites and monuments and experience the different culture from each country. As a horticulture student,  I have listened to lectures and seen photos of the different landscapes and gardens that are used in the USA that…
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Back in the U.S

As I was getting ready to leave Toulouse part of me was ready to be home and another part was sad to leave such a beautiful country. This was such an amazing opportunity and I am so glad that I got to have this experience. Not only did I get…
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Back to the good ole U S of A

Returning back home made me very happy, but also very sad that I was leaving behind the world of new experiences we had built in France. I never thought I would be as happy as I was when I saw my first Chickfil-A billboard in the United States, but I…
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First Experience Abroad

I am so excited for this opportunity to study in France. I have never been outside of the United States and I am ready to see more of the world but I am also a little nervous. The language barrier will be hard to adjust to and I’ve never taken…
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