Paris is the dream, so they say. It’s a magical place of endless croissants, crêpes, and baguettes. It’s a place where getting lost means finding my new favorite pâtisserie. It’s a place filled with history, architecture, and museums. It’s a place where I can now call home. It’s also a place that, within the first … More Finding Purpose in Paris
The following Veritas Summer application deadlines have been extended to May 5, 2014: Buenos Aires, Argentina–Summer 2 Cusco, Peru–Summer 2 Paris, France–Summer 2 Rome, Italy–Summer 2 Seoul, South Korea–Summer Sevilla, Spain–Summer 2 Valparaiso, Chile–Summer 2 You could end up having one of the best summers of your college career! Get some college credit, see some … More It is Not Too Late for a Great Summer Abroad!
By Veritas Student Nikki M., University of Maryland, Baltimore County …in ten easy steps (Chilean edition) Always stick together. Make sure to walk in large groups. Talk, yell, joke, and laugh as loudly as you can. Take your time in hot showers every morning, and leave the lights on whenever you leave a room. Whatever … More How to Be an American Tourist
Insignificance. It has never been my most sought after goal in life; in fact, it has never really been a goal of mine at all. Is there anything even in our human DNA that desires to spend our lives without impacting another or without being remembered for a single thing? It just never even crossed … More Embracing Insignificance
When joining the Veritas program, I assumed that all my mission work would be clear-cut. I would go to class, I would socialize with my flatmates, and at every opportunity, I would go to my shelter and volunteer in order to spread the word of God. Once again, I have been surprised to discover that … More Too Kind to be a Christian…