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Thoughts on Temple Rome

I became interested in the Temple Law Rome Summer Program because I studied abroad in Rome as undergrad and fell in love with the city. Additionally, I had an interest in international law and was hoping to learn more through the program. One of my favorite parts about the program was how close we were able to get to our professors. It was a great opportunity to develop stronger, more personal relationships with them because we were able to spend time with them in both academic and social settings. We had an aperitivo at Professor McCarthy’s apartment one afternoon, which was exceptionally fun and led to many engaging conversations. For anyone who does not know what aperitivo is, it is the Italian equivalent of happy hour, but much better and with a variety of appetizers. Professor McCarthy and Professor Murray were very open to discuss all sorts of topics over wine and plates of cheese. It was definitely a night to remember! Participating in this program helped me to realize that language and cultural barriers …

Temple Rome – A Cultural and Educational Experience

After the stress of my first year of law school finally settled, I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Rome, Italy this summer to study in the Summer in Rome program. I studied at Temple for my undergraduate degree and had always been interested in the summer program, but always had conflicting internships or summer plans that prevented attending. I knew this was probably one of my last chances to study abroad and spend over a month in Europe. One of my biggest concerns was whether I would be able to find a summer internship that would accommodate this program, and obviously the cost of attending. I was lucky enough to find both a judicial internship with a judge who was supportive of my plan and accommodating of my later start date, as well as a scholarship to study in the Rome Program. Temple was extremely accommodating and helpful to students in making the accommodations they needed to get as much out of their summer as they could. In Rome, I studied International Dispute …