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Analysis: an oasis of clarity and reasoning in the vast desert of the real world

FRANCE | Sat, 12 Sep 2015 | By kakimono | Views [294]

Tuesday began with a meeting at the Brown in France office of how to live like a real Parisian. Specifically, how to live cheaply in an expensive city,like a real Parisian student. Tip number one: live at home. If your parents have lived in Paris ... Read more >

Tags: analysis, cheap, math, university

First visit to the university

FRANCE | Sun, 30 Aug 2015 | By kakimono | Views [283]

A crash course in the names that the school I'll be spending next semester at: The full name is Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie. When it's abbreviated, this gives rise to the rather logical UPMC. Depending on the context, the Sorbonne ... Read more >

Tags: apartments, dessert, university, upmc


ITALY | Sat, 28 Feb 2015 | By intoyourworld | Views [559]

As a student, sometimes, life can get hard, and I am not talking just about because we straggle with too much school work, dissertation or money. Students struggle as well with food, especially those that do not live at home, for various reasons: sometimes ... Read more >

Tags: england, foreign country, italy, pizza, student, uk, university

Utilities and Incense

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 14 Aug 2014 | By kakimono | Views [346]

The apartment we were staying at the first two nights was a bit removed from the Royal Mile, but the apartment we'd be in for the rest of the week was on the Royal Mile. As such, it made sense to go see things not near the Royal Mile. We set out to ... Read more >

Tags: austen, chips, improv, juggling, theater, university

Fulbright Scholarships

MOROCCO | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [577]

 After class on Wednesday, we met up with Nisrine and followed her through the quiet residential area to the office for the Fulbright group. As we were walking in, someone behind us recognized Nisrine and told her (and, by extension, us) to go in, ... Read more >

Tags: fulbright, research, strikes, teaching, university

Back in the 1400s

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 20 May 2014 | By natashagan | Views [783]

Oxford, 1400s: there weren't books nor pens, not even for the highborn men who had the chance to go to university. This meant attendance was everything and so were the professors' remarks in every lecture. Even the wealthiest with the highest  ... Read more >

Tags: europe, oxford, uk, university

The library

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 1 May 2014 | By hetahannaloviisa | Views [316]

The story begins from the library.   Yes, I know this is a travel journal. Each one has its beginning. Mine begins from the library. I am stuck in what people may call a glass zebra, the Duncan Rice Library in University of Aberdeen, Scotland.... Read more >

Tags: boredom, exitement, soon-to-be-travels, stand-by, university

Choose Life or Death?

ECUADOR | Sun, 22 Jul 2012 | By pmok | Views [1185]

Today was a day of extreme dichotomy, two polar opposites with a similar goal, yet the road could not be more different. The day started like most days with tiburones at the fish market.  Two volunteers had the early shift from 6:30 am to 7:30 am, ... Read more >

Tags: fishing, guayaquil, humpback whale, playita, profile, senor sushi, shark man, stingray, tourism, university

contemporary maori?!

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 23 May 2008 | By xocolata | Views [1563]

except for our greeting on my first day at university and our trip to the pacific islands festival in auckland i didn't really experience the maori culture. although it is all around me. the uni stands on grounds that belong to a maori tribe, every sign ... Read more >

Tags: culture, university

random catch-up!

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 10 May 2008 | By xocolata | Views [678]

i am sorry, i didn't keep up with this blog, but there was just too much going on and i didn't have time for anything. yesterday i finally handed in my last assignment for the next three weeks, deep beath. i also sorted out my practicum. of course ... Read more >

Tags: life, university

"the art of dieing well"

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 13 Mar 2008 | By xocolata | Views [962]

this pretty much describes my day. i was confronted with death not only once, not only twice, but three times today. it started off with the police knocking on the door (omg, are they gonna raid our house for marihuana...?) and ask us if we had seen ... Read more >

Tags: life, university

"syphilis is coming down from auckland"

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 20 Feb 2008 | By xocolata | Views [924] | Comments [2]

it's half past nine, i am finally sitting in my bare room, feeling a bit lost and tired actually. at least the internet works, so i can keep myself busy and don't give in to my first night here in my new home. today was orientation day for international ... Read more >

Tags: university

The End of Lectures

DENMARK | Mon, 29 Oct 2007 | By arollingstone | Views [1122]

Studying in Denmark provides me with many firsts. Aside from the obvious, one example is that it is my first time studying on the semester schedule. I have attended three rather different schools within the last five years but they have always operated ... Read more >

Tags: university

enter autumn

DENMARK | Sat, 13 Oct 2007 | By arollingstone | Views [797]

Autumn has surely arrived here in Aalborg. This week I was quite happy to go to school in the crisp mornings with the sunrise greeting me as I rode up the final hill towards university. I was fortunate enough to be the winning bidder on a great bike ... Read more >

Tags: university

Happy Labor Day!

DENMARK | Tue, 4 Sep 2007 | By arollingstone | Views [988]

In honor of labor day, I spent my day hearing about all the labor I will be doing in the next six months. I'll summarize; I will be officially taking nine classes this semester, while attending up to four more plus extra guest lectures. I will be in ... Read more >

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