Australia! Living in Sydney was the dream I rarely dared to indulge in throughout my angsty, YA years because the idea seemed so far-fetched and crazy. Though I had dreamt of living in Australia since I was a little girl, I had applied to the BBA Exchange Program on a whim, not really believing that it would be financially or academically wise, not to mention that I thought my mom would rather have me drop out of college than spend any amount of time across the globe by myself. Despite all this, I idly began typing my exchange application essay one day on my phone while pedaling away on a stationary bike at the gym. Just to see what would happen.