Day 5 – Shark Tank – Business Start in 7 Hours
3 Teams, 3 Ideas, 3 Pitches – who will get the award for the best business idea? We started today with a big challenge ahead of us, we had only one day to come up with an idea for a startup, but we were not alone. We teamed up with   ... Read More
Day 3 – From Washington Post to George Washington University to Norfolk
Last Breakfast Our last day in Washington started pretty early. The plan – head to the Washington Post Entrepreneurial Event and then off to Norfolk! So while most of us made our way to the metro after the inhumanly early breakfast, Oli, Daniel and Michael went to the airport, to   ... Read More
Day 1 – We finally made it!
After an exhausting 2 years of COVID-19 and canceling our VAST trip 4 times, we finally are back at it again. Well – most of us. Of our original 14 people, 12 made it. Never the less, we were excited and got ready for the journey! 40 Hours of traveling?   ... Read More
Day 0 – Let’s go to the USA!
Hello! You just landed on the first blog entry of our Virginia Academic Spring Trip 2022. From September 11- 25 we will visit the east coast of the USA. Our long-planned and repeatedly postponed trip is finally starting. Despite the long wait and the uncertain and unpredictable pandemic situation, we   ... Read More
USA vs. Germany
Thursday was our last day in Norfolk. We visited classes at the Old Dominion University again, to get an impression about the American university system. Many of us joined a German-language class to see how they teach German in the US and to get in contact with American students. Their   ... Read More