Anderson Wray

Anderson Wray is currently pursuing a major in Accountancy at Arizona State University. He'll be documenting his personal goals as well as his internship experience in Sydney. Tag along as he tries to be well-versed with public transportation and gets ready to tackle the unfamiliar!

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How Studying Abroad in Sydney Prepared me for Life’s Next Steps

Jul 27, 2019 10:10:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

As his summer abroad in Sydney comes to a close, Anderson stops for a moment to relish all the experiences that have taken him several steps forward in his college and personal life. He gains more motivation to finish his final academic year and is more than ready to apply the life lessons he picked up from studying abroad. He might head back one day, but until then he won't forget the Australian sunsets, skies, and beaches.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Feeling Grateful After a Visit to Australia's Royal National Park

Jul 20, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

This week, Anderson comes to grips with his time in Sydney and all the opportunities he's had while studying abroad. Based on a suggestion by his supervisor, he visits the Royal National Park in Australia and walks on a breathtaking coastal trail while appreciating the simple things in life. Anderson also muses on the history of the country and finds a link to the country's past through art.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Here is the Key to Success In Any Internship Abroad...

Jul 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Anderson tells us how having the right mindset can lead to a rewarding experience. He talks about a challenging project he's been tasked with and how he's bridging the gaps between his accounting degree, economics internship, and the future of his field. Get his take on the two important lessons he's internalized based on his internship experience so far.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

What You Learn from Studying Abroad Beyond Classes and Internships

Jun 25, 2019 11:22:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

The longer Anderson is in Sydney, the more he sees the value of his study abroad. He shares why there's nothing like experiencing this international academic and internship journey at this point in his life and how he's venturing out to understand Australian history, culture, and behavior.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

How Australia’s Wilderness Makes One Reflect on Humans’ Role in Nature

Jun 15, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

After a visit to Blue Mountains as part of a CAPA excursion, Anderson reflects on the lessons drawn from the beauty of nature and ecological concerns that we face today. He also shares some Aboriginal mythologies and the connection of each story to the mesmerizing formations found on the hike.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Here's Why Sydney's Culture Gives the Best First Impression

Jun 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Want to know what to expect from Sydney's culture? Get a look at Anderson's first thoughts on culture shock, the attitudes that are part of local life, and how different interpersonal communication is compared to American culture.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Meet Anderson Wray: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Meet Anderson Wray, an official CAPA blogger in Sydney, Australia for Summer 2019:

University: Arizona State University
Major: Accountancy
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: BIS Oxford Economics - Economics & Business Intern 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia


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