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  • The BEST First Internship Tips

    So you aced the interview(s) and got the internship. Congrats! Now, how do you make the most of your first position? I’ve got some great first internship tips that I caught on to rather quickly that definitely helped me get my current job. It’s all…

  • What I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

    I can’t believe it’s been four years since I started college. I’ve always loved school and I loved the academics of college. I remember just how excited I was to start! However, looking back, there are some things I wish I knew when I was…

  • Stress Dreams

    It’s that time of year again. Back to school. But for the first time in over 16 years, I’m not at school. Instead, I’m having stress dreams about school. I’m sitting for an exam. It’s American history. I write beautiful answers for the first three…

  • US vs. UK Academics

    What are the differences between US and UK academics you encountered while abroad? I’ve been asked this question by just about everyone I’ve come across at school, so I thought I’d touch upon it here. US vs. UK academics, as I’ve experienced them, are very…

  • Back to School

    I won’t pretend going back to school after being gone for over a year isn’t hard. Sure, my friends are great and I’m enjoying my classes and living situation so far, but it’s really bizarre being back. I’m not even sure where to even begin about…

  • Last Weeks in London

    My last weeks in London were unfortunately spent mostly in my room, studying for about 12-14 hours a day for some daunting exams. However, I did manage to have some fun when I took breaks from my hermit lifestyle! My dad flew in from Germany on a…

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    Culture Shock is Real

    When I was about to leave for London, I didn’t think I would be affected by culture shock. After all, they speak English, England is a Western democracy, and it couldn’t be that different than America, right? Boy, was I wrong. In fact, I experienced culture shock…