New Friendships and New Adventures

After being in Singapore for a few weeks and visiting all of the major attractions, all of my friends and I were aching to go out and explore more. At the time, we could not yet leave the… Read More

Adjusting to Life in Singapore

To study abroad or not to study abroad? That is the question. After months of debating, I made the decision to study abroad for a semester at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. After choosing to become an exchange… Read More

A Guide to Singapore and Southeast Asia

Hello everyone! Well, this marks my final post for SDSU: Be International! For this one, I am going to provide a brief guide to Singapore and several other nations that I traveled to while in Southeast Asia.


One of the best parts of studying abroad is how it drives you to do things you thought you would never do in life. I can now say that I have first-hand experience with this, as I made… Read More

Money, Money, Money: Tips To Help With Study Abroad Finances

Hello everyone! Getting ready for studying abroad can be so stressful because it seems like there are so many aspects you need to consider. One of those aspects I am sure everyone is at least a little stressed… Read More

Getting Lost And Finding Yourself: A Study Abroad Tale

I am willing to bet at least most of you have heard a cliché or two about studying abroad. I know I did before I left. I remember reading blogs where they said, ‘When I went abroad, I… Read More

Majulah Singapura!

Hello everyone! My name is Garrett Hein and I am studying abroad in Singapore at Nanyang Technological University. Before I get into all my adventures thus far, I want to give you all a brief look at how… Read More