Oh the joys of the annual exodus of college students to tourist destinations during ‘sprang brake’. I always have loved celebrating the midpoint of the semester with friends away from academics and everyday life. Being in Europe though, I will admit that my spring break was a little less of the ‘lets go to PCB […]Read more "Spring Break!!!"
I don’t think there is any question that the last seven weeks have gone by the fastest of my life. Midterms are next week already, and I can’t believe my semester is approaching the halfway point already. It seems like just yesterday I was boarding the plane bound for Europe. However, amidst the classes and […]Read more "Benefit of studying in Europe: ease of weekend traveling"
It’s been an undoubtedly challenging, yet rewarding first couple of weeks living and studying abroad. I have certainly had to come out of my comfort zone to adapt to life in Germany. Last week was the first week of class and I have to say that trying to understand directions, expectations, and rules in German […]Read more "Settling in"
I made it to Berlin three days ago to begin orientation with ISA study abroad and yesterday was the first day that I went to the university to kick off orientation week. There are around 150 international students who will be along with me in the FU-BEST (Freie Universität-Berlin European Studies Program). I will be […]Read more "First days in Berlin at Freie Universität"
Alas, the day has finally arrived! I depart for Berlin tonight from Chicago O’Hare via Istanbul. Being the last minute, I am at the point where if I don’t have something packed or I have too much of something, the time has passed. Bags are packed and I’m ready to board the flight. I am […]Read more "Today is the day!"
Hello all. I am glad that you have taken time to look into my ramblings as I prepare to embark on my semester abroad in Berlin, Germany. I would be remiss to mention that I am new to this whole blog thing, and that I will use this space to reflect on my experiences and […]Read more "Greetings world! – 42 days pre-arrival"
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