Blog: Gomez ’14 Eager to Explore ‘Amazing’ UK in Year Abroad

September 26th, 2012 by 


Image by Christian Santillo

NAME Brandon Gomez ’14

HOMETOWN East Haven, Conn.

AREAS OF STUDY English and theatre double major

WHERE HE’S STUDYING University of York in England

WHY HE CHOSE ENGLAND
“Having been lucky enough to travel to England last summer on the British Theatre in Perspective summer program, I knew it was only a matter of time until I came back to the amazing U.K. The people are friendly, the history is endless, and there’s no better place to study both English and theatre.”

WHAT HE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Meeting new people, embracing the culture, and taking on a new learning style. But most of all, I look forward to learning new things through first-hand exposure in the culturally rich U.K. To have the ability to read a book and then stand where the author wrote his/her masterpiece or even pay my respects over the author’s place of burial. I am excited to learn both in the classroom and through my interactions with the history surrounding me.”

WHY HE’S BLOGGING “I want to share my experience with my peers. I want future applicants to benefit from my blog entries as they see the excitement and joy of studying abroad. And more selfishly, I don’t want to forget a single moment while I’m abroad. Therefore, blogging will help me as much as it will help others. I look forward to feedback from my Holy Cross family and many others.”

Read the blog »

Related Information:

  • Check out our admissions and photo blogs, along with many of our other online journals at me.holycross.edu
| More
Tags
Categories
News

 

Comments (1)
  1. Annie says:

    YAY Brandon ~ I’m so excited for you and your new adventure! What an unbelievable experience! Can’t wait to hear about everything that you’re up to. Enjoy every second!

Sort By:
or
04/22/15 Working for Worcester to Improve Recreational Spaces Across the City
04/22/15 ‘Using Wikipedia: a scholar redraws academic lines by including it in his syllabus’
04/22/15 ‘Two Members of College Community featured on National Catholic Website’
04/21/15 Wall Street Journal Columnist Jason Riley to Give Talk on Race Relations and Law Enforcement
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video: Students Celebrate Purple Pride Day

Watch Video >
See video
Video: Alumni Couples Share Their Tales of Love

Watch Video >
See video
Holy Cross Launches Groundbreaking Web Resource for Exploring Catholic Practice Around the World

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

04/29/2015

Artists-In-Residence Concert

See More >
05/01/2015

Brentano String Quartet: Mini-performance and demonstration

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

04/22/15

‘Two Members of College Community featured on National Catholic Website’

Crux

Two members of College of the Holy Cross community were recently featured on Crux, the Boston Globe’s national website on Catholicism. Mathew N. Schmalz, associate...

04/15/15

Holy Cross Community Members Prepare for the Boston Marathon

As participants finish their final week of training and Boston readies itself for thousands of spectators, College of the Holy Cross community members are preparing...

03/19/15

‘The 50 Best Private Colleges for Earning Your Degree On Time’

Money

According to Money, a subsidiary of TIME.com, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 12 in the top 50 best private colleges for earning your degree on time and No. 101 for...