Free Stuff and Discounts

Posted October 22nd, 2014 by Lisa in Paris, France

A quick run down of free and discounted things to do as a student here in Paris.

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Day At Versailles

Posted September 30th, 2014 by Lisa in Paris, France

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First Two Weeks

Posted September 30th, 2014 by Lisa in Paris, France

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First Two Days

Posted September 30th, 2014 by Lisa in Paris, France

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The First 2 Days

Posted September 12th, 2014 by in Paris, France

The First 2 Days

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Introduction

Posted September 12th, 2014 by in Paris, France

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Le Château de Versailles

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Emily in Paris, France

My decision to visit the birthplace of the French Revolution came when Île de France, the region where Paris is located, was de-zoned over the spring holidays. The way that zoning works is that people pay for the regions they regularly visit when they recharge their monthly Navigo (public transportation) passes. Since I live in…

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Paris Promenade

Posted May 8th, 2014 by Emily in Paris, France

Not surprisingly, part of going to the Catholic Institute is taking a French language course. My professor went on medical leave for the first half of the semester, so we had a substitute. Seeing her go was a bit emotional. To make things a little easier she took us on a tour of the Latin…

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Belleville

Posted March 31st, 2014 by Emily in Paris, France

One of the most important components of the Paris program is the bénévolat, or service-learning. Students are placed with different community partners based on their interests and level of French. Since I speak French at a high-intermediate level, my bénévolat is at the Central Socioculturel Belleville (Belleville Sociocultural Center), where activities are conducted entirely in…

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A “Nice” Weekend

Posted March 11th, 2014 by Emily in Paris, France

The Paris program director, Mme Shelley Cavaness, recommends that students travel to other regions of France in order to gain a greater understanding of French culture. Not doing so would be like a French person wanting to learn about American culture, going to New York City, and not travelling anywhere else. While Paris is cold…

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