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Category: Exchanges

Reflection on Studying in Singapore

What a semester! While I’m finishing up my last few finals, I have a little time to reflect on my experiences the last few...
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Multiculturalism

I’m taking an intercultural theater course, and, because of the subject, we end up talking a lot about culture. One of my classmates was...
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Museums and Stories We Tell Ourselves

I like museums. I like looking at how curators display artefacts or art or whatever they are working with, and how they create stories...
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NUS Exams

Singaporean higher education and NUS could not be more different than Northwestern. First, there is little to no assignments on a weekly basis. At...
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The Arts in Singapore

My main motivations for choosing to study at NUS and live in Singapore were to experience a new culture, learn a new language, and...
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Learning to Travel with Others

While abroad, it is common to find new friends and travel buddies to go on the weekend excursions you have been dreaming of going...
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Whatsapp and Telegram

I’ve always been aware that different countries have different popular SNS apps — in South Korea everyone uses Kakaotalk while in Japan LINE is...
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First Week in Singapore

What a hectic first week in Singapore. I don’t even know where I should begin. I suppose I can start with how I adjusted...
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Friends and Communication

As a senior, I have had a relatively consistent friend group since sophomore year, and have not really had to go out my way...
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There and Back Again

Now that I have returned to Northwestern after spending four months in Zürich, Switzerland, it has been nice to return to familiar places and...
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