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A Waiting Game

Hello all, and boy has it been a while! I scheduled an appointment with my guidance counselor as soon as school started, and applying to study abroad in Germany was a go! 485 more words


Travel Destinations: Hamburg Highlights

My first experience in Hamburg was in the fall of 2015. I had been participating gung-ho in my exchange and immersing myself as best as I could within the German culture, and this was my first trip together with my ‘American’ friends. 982 more words


Interview Aftermath

So my interview day arrived, and I’d say I did alright. I think I wasn’t inadequate nor perfect. It was actually not what I was expecting at all. 356 more words



So tomorrow is my time to shine. Tomorrow is my Interview and I’m super excited and really nervous at the same time. I don’t know what to expect at the interview. 129 more words


Application Tips

Now, if you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering how can you make your application the best it can be. There are numerous things that you can do to make your application the best it can be. 541 more words


CBYX AFS (Semi-Finalist)

I know that I’m a little late to the party, but I’m currently applying for a scholarship program called the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange. (CBYX) Just to give a short summary of it, the goal of this program is to let high school students (like myself) travel to Germany for 10 months to represent a U.S ambassador.(Same for Germany students to go to the U.S) It lets the student learn the German Cultural and language not only as a tourist but as an actual resident! 265 more words


Mid-Year in Bonn (kind of)

Well, it has been awhile since I have updated my blog (I promise I will update you guys with what has happened in between language camp and mid-year, it has been an interesting journey). 1,200 more words