Nov. 21, 2014

Archive for Stories From Abroad

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

An evening in Oxford with Sir Ian McKellen

Posted On: November 10, 2014

"Sir Ian McKellen raised his hands above his grey hair and thundered at the top of his lungs, [...]

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Debunking the party line on studying abroad

Posted On: November 10, 2014

It’s easy to go into the study abroad process thinking you know what to expect — or at [...]

A night in Narnia to escape academia

A night in Narnia to escape academia

Posted On: November 03, 2014

A massive ice sculpture of a lion’s head stood on the table in the main ballroom. [...]

Vignettes from St Andrews

Vignettes from St Andrews

Posted On: October 30, 2014

If St Andrews upholds one thing, it’s tradition. These traditions range from the wearing of red academic gowns [...]

‘And then, emerging through the morning clouds, came England’

‘And then, emerging through the morning clouds, came England’

Posted On: October 20, 2014

For most of the flight across the Atlantic Ocean, all that was visible outside the window was the [...]

Self-motivation in the British Isles

Self-motivation in the British Isles

Posted On: October 20, 2014

It seems that while all the traveling and saying yes of last week was all well and good, [...]

The wild isn’t too far away: Touring the Scottish Highlands

The wild isn’t too far away: Touring the Scottish Highlands

Posted On: October 16, 2014

Traveling around Scotland has been the theme of the past two weeks, and in 12 hours, I will [...]

Scottish spontaneity

Scottish spontaneity

Posted On: October 02, 2014

Studying abroad, as I mentioned last week, means a lot of putting yourself out there when you’d rather [...]

Finding a family of friends

Finding a family of friends

Posted On: September 25, 2014

One of the most tiring things about being abroad is that you’re always meeting new people. When I [...]

By the numbers: the Scottish referendum

By the numbers: the Scottish referendum

Posted On: September 18, 2014

This week, in a nod to my physics major and FiveThirtyEight, it occurred to me that taking a [...]