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Emma Estabrook

Emma Estabrook (she/hers) is a Finance and Business Information Systems major at the University of Pittsburgh. She will be interning this summer in Sydney, Australia, and is determined to get to know the city and culture inside out. Some of her interests that she will be highlighting in her posts are traveling and her love of the outdoors!

Recent Posts

Life During Study Abroad - Sydney Housing, Neighborhood, & More

Jun 18, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

This week, Emma shares the inside scoop on what her living situation was like in Sydney. Find out more about her accommodations and the lively and beautiful surrounding neighborhood of Pyrmont, right outside of Darling Harbor! 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

What I Learned From My Eventful Spring Semester Abroad

May 19, 2020 9:31:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Emma reflects on what she learned during her time studying abroad in Sydney and shares her advice on how to make the most of your time abroad. She also shares advice for learning and working remotely!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

One CAPA Student's Tips for In-Person and Virtual Interviews

May 4, 2020 9:09:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Emma has been through the interview process, and she's sharing her tips to help you be prepared, stand out, and show your best self during your upcoming interviews, whether they're in-person or virtual.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

One Student’s Tips for Learning Virtually During a Crisis

Apr 8, 2020 5:35:06 PM / by Emma Estabrook

Adjusting from a semester abroad to being back and home and taking virtual classes is not easy, but Emma has some tips to help you have a successful rest of the semester in terms of academics and general well-being. Check it out!

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

How to Plan Weekend Trips While Studying Abroad

Feb 28, 2020 9:26:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

In this week's blog from Emma, she shares five helpful tips to help you plan weekend trips while studying abroad. With a little research, early planning, and budgeting, you can make your weekend travel dreams a reality!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

To Intern or Not to Intern? Things to Consider When Choosing to Intern Abroad

Feb 22, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

In Emma's latest blog from Sydney, she dives into the pros and cons of interning abroad and chats about her experience interning at a startup in downtown Sydney. Check it out if you're thinking about doing an internship abroad!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

4 Expectations About Studying Abroad in Sydney vs. What It's Actually Like

Feb 8, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Emma is here to set the record straight on life in Sydney so far. Expectations vs. reality - are you ready? Get into this myth debunking post featuring Sydney's beaches, people, classes, and more!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

What NOT to Pack for a Semester Abroad

Feb 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

It can be tempting to overpack for a semester abroad, especially when you don't know exactly what to expect and want to be prepared for everything. However, you'll find that you can live with a lot less while abroad, and you can always buy what you need in-country if you forget something. Find out some of Sydney blogger Emma's tips on what not to pack:

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Meet Emma Estabrook: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Meet Emma Estabrook (she/hers), an official CAPA blogger in Sydney, Australia for Spring 2020:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Finance and Business Information Systems
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am definitely most excited to travel and explore while I am abroad. I want to go to as many places and see as many things as I can while on this once in a lifetime experience! I also look forward to having a complete change in my regular school routine that involves doing all of these fun things as well as studying and working at my internship.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

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