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Annabel Thorpe

Annabel Thorpe (she/her) is a Journalism and Economics major at the University of Missouri. She will be interning at a news organization in London, England for four months this upcoming semester. Annabel comes from a strong journalism background, as she has interned with CNN in New York, the Dallas Morning News in Dallas, and is a reporter and anchor for KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO. Tag along for a fun cultural immersion featuring tea and crumpets and many other wonderful British customs.

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How Study Abroad Helps You Grow and Become Adaptable

May 26, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Every day brings new experiences when you're studying abroad, and you'll likely learn more about yourself in the process. You'll try new foods, explore different neighborhoods, gain an understanding of cultural nuances, build relationships, and much more. Check out Annabel's vlog to learn more about how studying abroad helps you grow.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Subtle Yet Notable Cultural Differences Between the UK and the US

May 18, 2020 9:26:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

After spending 10 weeks studying and interning in London, Annabel has gotten to know the culture in the UK pretty well. In this vlog, she shares what she's learned about the culture around food, work, fashion, travel, and more.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What We Did On Our Last Weekend in London

May 14, 2020 9:16:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Join Annabel as she looks back on her last weekend studying abroad in London, where she made the absolute most of her time. Find out how she spent her last few days and hear her recommendations for places to visit if you have one weekend in London.

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Posted in: London, England, london-vlog

On Leaving London and Learning From Home

Apr 30, 2020 9:28:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Annabel was about to board a flight from London to Ireland when she received the news that the in-country portion of her CAPA London program was being suspended. Find out how she reacted to this news and hear more about her transition from living and studying in vibrant London to being back home in a small town in the US.

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Posted in: London, England, london-vlog

A Tour of the CAPA London Center & Getting to Know Local Staff

Mar 5, 2020 9:06:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Take a virtual tour of the vibrant CAPA London center and learn about the surrounding neighborhood in Annabel's latest video! You'll also see an interview with our London Resident Director, Claire Kibblewhite, where she talks about academics, activities, and students' schedules.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

An Inside look Into the Mizzou School of Journalism CAPA London Program

Feb 23, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

This semester, Annabel is studying abroad on a unique program with the Mizzou School of Journalism and CAPA London. Find out more about her internship, schedule, and the excursions she takes part in while studying abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

What It's Like to Be Studying Abroad in London During Brexit

Feb 17, 2020 9:29:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Brexit is official, and Annabel is there in London to experience history as it's taking place. Check out Annabel's latest vlog to find out what it's like to be a US citizen in London during Brexit!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Everything to Know About the Study Abroad Adjustment Period

Jan 31, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

CAPA vlogger Annabel is in her second week of studying and interning abroad in London, and she is starting to make the city feel like home. Find out what her first couple of weeks have been like and see what tips she has to share about how to make the adjustment period easier!

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Meet Annabel Thorpe: Official CAPA London Vlogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Meet Annabel Thorpe (she/her), an official CAPA vlogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: University of Missouri
Major:  Journalism and Economics
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to understand British media more. I can’t wait to really dive into British culture at a news organization in the heart of London to learn more about UK history, economic systems, and political systems.

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Posted in: London, England

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