“Study Abroad or Forever Hold your Peace”

“Study Abroad or Forever Hold your Peace”

by Macon Fessenden via “Pipe Dream”

Study Abroad or Forever Hold Your Peace

“The beginning of senior year brings many things. Chief among these is the great ambivalence over seeing your friends who just came back from the typical second-semester-junior-year abroad. It’s an ambivalence because while you’re happy they’re back in your presence, you have to hear what I’m sure they think are unique stories about their AMAZING time abroad, peppered with some local vernacular and pronunciations like “mate,”. . . . “

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