J-Term 2023 Blog: Where in the world is Carthage this J-Term?
J-Term, or January Term, is a special month-long period of study in which Carthage students travel, experiment, explore new subjects, discover new interests, and test their creativity in classes on campus and around the world.
Throughout J-Term, students share their amazing experiences through blog posts. We’ll also share stories about on-campus courses. Follow along!
J-Term Blog: Our trip to Nicaragua!We have been staying on Ometepe, an island comprised of two volcanoes.Read “J-Term Blog: Our trip to Nicaragua!”
J-Term Blog: Adventures in SingaporeHello from Singapore! These past 10 days, I have had the privilege of experiencing the Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity, and Environment in Southeast Asia J-Term study tour.Read “J-Term Blog: Adventures in Singapore”
J-Term Blog: Goodbye, Tanzania!We have reached the end of our amazing journey in the country of Tanzania. We have had such a life-changing time here, and I feel so lucky to have gotten the opportunity to see this beautiful country.Read “J-Term Blog: Goodbye, Tanzania!”
J-Term Blog: Our last few days in Costa Rica!I’m so excited for you all to see what we’ve done the last few days in Costa Rica. We went to Las Vueltas lodge, which was almost 10,000 feet above sea level! It’s a beautiful place that is family-run.Read “J-Term Blog: Our last few days in Costa Rica!”
J-Term Blog: Fun times in DresdenEven though it was cold and snowy in Dresden, we had a great time!Read “J-Term Blog: Fun times in Dresden”
J-Term Blog: Time on Zanzibar IslandHello again from the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania! On Saturday, we caught a 5 a.m. flight out of Kilimanjaro International Airport and arrived on the beautiful island of Zanzibar, right on the Indian Ocean.Read “J-Term Blog: Time on Zanzibar Island”
J-Term Blog: A day full of adventures in Costa Rica!We spent the day at a beach in Costa Rica, snorkeling, dolphin and whale watching, and catching the beautiful sunsets!Read “J-Term Blog: A day full of adventures in Costa Rica!”
J-Term Blog: Snorkeling in Parque Nacional Marino BallenaDid somebody say beach day? They absolutely did! All of us spent a wonderful sunny day on the beach and swimming in the ocean.Read “J-Term Blog: Snorkeling in Parque Nacional Marino Ballena”
J-Term Blog: Day two of our safari in the SerengetiThe next day, we continued on our safari by going to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which houses one of the seven wonders of Tanzania — the Ngorongoro Crater.Read “J-Term Blog: Day two of our safari in the Serengeti”
J-Term Blog: Off to Dresden!On our third day in Germany, we wrapped up in Berlin and headed to Dresden.Read “J-Term Blog: Off to Dresden!”