Morgan Wiley

Overall Experience
5/5

Major
Law Student

Hobbies
Roller blading, spending time with my dog

Hometown
Fairway, Kansas

Where did you study?
Ireland

Name of program
University of Missouri-Kansas City and Southern Illinois University Ireland & Wales Summer Study Abroad

Why did you choose to study there?
I had never been to Ireland before and had heard from students that had gone the previous year that it was a great experience.

What courses did you choose to enroll in?
European Union I and II, Doing Business in Ireland II, International War Crimes Tribunals, Bioethics and Assisted Reproduction

How did you pay for your study abroad experience?
Financial aid

Did you use some sort of financial aid, scholarship or fellowship?
Yes

What was your living situation?
We stayed in cottages in Dingle and dorms in Gallway and Dublin.

What did you do for fun?
In Dingle, we went to a great pub called An Droichead Beag. In Gallway, we went on a tour and saw the Cliffs of Moher.

Favorite aspect of your trip?
Really getting to know my classmates in a setting outside of Kansas City.

Challenges you faced?
Homesickness

Advice or helpful tips for future students?
If going to Europe, start saving your money now! The exchange rate is not kind to the dollar!

What is one thing (if anything) that you would change about your experience if you could do it over?
N/A

Funny or memorable story?
Irish dancing in TP's pub in Dingle!!

Something interesting you learned about the town you lived in?
It may be summer in America but it´s still FREEZING in Ireland!

Email: mrwhcf@mail.umkc.edu