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Phones, Banks and Transport- getting going & set up in London!

Phew, finally I’m getting settled in this cray city. There is way too much to stare at, places to navigate and people to bump into but when I’m not being a klutz, I’ve been spending my time arranging things, celebrating my bff’s bday, visiting Brighton and started some pre-grad school classes. 945 more words


Settling In

5 days after arrival and I have settled into my room and am ready for classes tomorrow! I was so lucky to have my parents help me during the process because we managed to get a handle of the city together and transform my room into a cozy and comfortable space. 421 more words

3rd Year Abroad


Yesterday was orientation day for the new international students at FJU.

Laurence and Christine from the Office of International Education lead the event and gave us some useful information on immigration issues and university procedures. 324 more words

Settling In

Settling in.

Even though we’ve already been in Nova (Northern VA – it’s a legit thing) for almost three and a half months, the idea of settling in is something I’ve been thinking about more recently. 673 more words


"Hello! My name is Jon! Nice to meet you!"

It’s my first blog post of September, everyone! Sorry for the wait (if anyone was actually waiting…), but so much has happened after my weekend down in Usuki and I don’t really know how to organize everything. 1,013 more words

Settling In


i’m almost two weeks into my YASC experience and this place in new england is finally beginning to feel like home.

i get done with work and am relieved to pull into the driveway, knowing that a cozy couch and some wine are waiting for me just inside the door. 515 more words

Making friends on Day One.

Making friends at university can be difficult. You’re thrown straight into a room full of people, some know each other some don’t, and you are expected to become friends straight away. 338 more words