My name is Noah Sampson, I’m from Greenville NC, and I’m currently a third year studying chemistry and biology. When I’m not in class I like playing chess and I like to stay active through intramural sports or by going to the gym!

Where did you study abroad?

Dortmund, Germany

What is Your Favorite Memory from Your Time Abroad?

My favorite memory from my study abroad experience comes from my trip to Budapest, Hungary. While I was there I visited the Budapest central market hall and got to taste a dish called Goulash!

How Has Studying Abroad Helped Your Personal and Professional Life?

Studying Abroad has certainly given me a more global perspective. I feel that my experiences abroad have helped me to be a better critical thinker as well as a more flexible person.

What Advice Can You Offer to Students Interested in Studying Abroad?

Do it! Studying Abroad is something you will remember for the rest of your life, and it’s a great way to challenge yourself and grow as a person.

Do You Have Any Plans or Ideas to Travel Abroad Again?

At the moment I don’t have any concrete plans to travel abroad again, but I would not hesitate if I was given another opportunity to do so.

You can email Noah at to learn more about his experience!