Entries by Interns

Tips to Preserve Your Mental Health as a Study Abroad Student

Studying abroad is an incredibly unique experience. With it, comes many unforgettable opportunities that can be truly life-changing. Months spent in another country away from your loved ones, cultural norms, and what you’ve known your entire life inevitably leads you to grow as a person and test your limits. Honing in on your independence while […]

Music’s Powerful Impact on the Mind

There’s nothing quite like music. Sure, it’s fun to get into watching movies, TV shows, or sports, but nothing has caught my attention more than music has. It’s stayed so consistently present in my life, and has become a dependency for me–but a healthy one at that. I’m sure many can relate, but I listen […]

Why Self-Care is Essential for Mental Health

Self-care is a term that has gained popularity in recent years and for good reason. Taking care of oneself is essential for maintaining good mental health. Self-care involves engaging in activities and practices that promote physical, emotional, and mental well-being. It’s very easy to get caught up in the demands of work, school, and life […]

Capsule Wardrobes and How They Help the Environment

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of essential, versatile, and timeless clothing items that can be mixed and matched to create various outfits. By building a capsule wardrobe, you can reduce the number of clothing items you own while still having enough options to dress for any occasion. Because a typical capsule wardrobe consists of […]

Back To The Future Review

When I was young, my family and I would have family movie nights semi-frequently. One night, my dad decided we should watch Back to the Future. My siblings and I excitedly made popcorn from a makeshift machine, soaked it in butter and fought over who got to sit where on the couch. Once we settled […]

London’s Sustainability Efforts Through the Eyes of an American

If I’ve learned anything since being in London so far, it’s how much more European countries care about sustainability than the United States. In terms of their differing approaches to climate change, England has significantly more sweeping measures put into place while America’s measures to combat climate change are much more fragmented. Instead of widespread […]

Imposter Syndrome

According to the New Yorker, Imposter syndrome can best be defined as the nagging sense of self-doubt and fraudulence despite one’s accomplishments. Even if you accomplish something amazing, you are likely to dismiss it as luck or question what you did to deserve it. Imposter syndrome is especially prevalent in minority groups or anyone who […]

You Press Rewind

You Press Rewind was a celebration of the You Press community and our accomplishments in 2022. Being a new intern, attending You Press Rewind was a fantastic, immersive experience. I was able to actively learn about 2022’s amazing accomplishments and programmes, as well as speak with some of our partners, freelancers, and clients. The guests […]

Natural Hair in London

As an African American woman, I was worried about what to do with my hair while abroad in London. Before I left, I decided to get knotless braids in my hair. I could keep the braids in my hair for three months at most. But, my study abroad experience was about four months long. Therefore, […]


On September 27, 2006, Wicked debuted in London, United Kingdom. And on March 29, 2023, I saw the play for the first time at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. In addition, this was the first show I had seen since beginning my study abroad experience in January. I secured tickets through my host program, […]