Posts Tagged: student life

A Very International Thanksgiving

Many of the apartments that our fellow students live in are pitifully small. My roommate Kelsey and I, along with our flatmate Sofia, were extremely fortunate to get an apartment with a separate (huge) kitchen and living room, and so we decided back in October that for Thanksgiving we were going to invite all our… Read more »

Foreign Rhythms

I wanted to try something new, so I signed up for an extracurricular Salsa class at the university. I figured it would be a great way to meet people. Plus, I had been interested in learning to dance Salsa for a while, but I could never gather the courage to sign up before. Something about… Read more »

Istanbul Suprises

It’s been four weeks now, and Istanbul continues to surprise me every day. One thing that is vital to survival in Turkey is patience. Whether it is dealing with Turkish bureaucracy, transportation, directions, weather, or other elements of day to day life, it is better to know that things will just not work out the… Read more »

School Life at PUC

 Michael Aleman, PUC Exchange, Fall 2012 Classes are split into modules, with 8 modules of 80 minutes each used as placeholders for classes. There is a universal hourlong break for lunch, although students can eat before or after the established. Microwaves are located all around the campus, as the majority of students commute from home… Read more »