Will Baldwin

Emma 'Will' Baldwin (she/her/hers) is a Technical Writing and Communications and Political Science major at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Originally from California, she was raised to have a laid-back and interpersonal approach to life, and hopes those qualities translate to her writing. She loves people above all else, so she welcomes feedback and questions from those who read her blogs. Please feel free to reach out!

Recent Posts

How I Spent My Midterm Break Abroad (It’s Not What You'd Think)

Nov 5, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

Midterm breaks can be a time for students to check off items on their bucket list. However, it can also be an opportunity to turn those plans on its head and just do what feels right! Check out what Will and her roommate got up to during their break.

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Posted in: London, England

Invaluable Gifts From A Semester Abroad In London

May 27, 2020 9:24:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

"Now that I’ve had the time to reflect, I can confidently say studying abroad delivered on many of the things I was hoping it would, but perhaps in ways I didn’t expect." In Will's final, reflective blog post, she shares what she gained from her semester abroad in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Creating Things To Look Forward To

May 1, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

This week, Will shares what her days look like after returning home from London, as well as her system for structuring her daily schedule. Read more to find out Will's tips for staying organized, motivated, and connected.

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Posted in: London, England

Remembering That Dreamy Day on the English Coast with CAPA

Apr 16, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

Will reflects on a memorable day trip she took during her time in London, where she traveled to Brighton, a charming beach town on England's southern coast. Find out more about why the trip was so special to Will.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Policy, Passions, and Pots of Tea: Interning in London with Humankind Charity

Apr 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will explored new interests and passions while adjusting to work culture in London. Find our more about her internship experience with Humankind Charity in her latest blog post!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Mental Health Abroad: What to Do When the Initial Excitement Wears Off

Feb 10, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will speaks about why mental health abroad is so important and shares things to consider and do to keep yourself healthy in a completely different country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

How Jet Lag Changed How I Value My Time

Jan 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will has just arrived in London, and she is making the most of her first few days despite battling jet lag. Check out her debut blog post to find out how jet lag has changed how she values her time to see what she's been up to so far!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Meet Emma 'Will' Baldwin: Official CAPA London Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

Meet Emma 'Will' Baldwin (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Major: Technical Writing and Communications, Political Science
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to be challenged socially. I love meeting people, and consider myself really good at interacting with strangers, but that could be very different in a new culture! I am excited to recondition the way I get to know people.

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Posted in: London, England


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