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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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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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Pre-Departure Post

With the date of my departure for Singapore creeping closer, excitement–as well as anxieties–continue to grow. Even though my housing, university acceptance, and visa...
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Wine for Education?!?

When I began my exchange at ETH Zürich, I did not expect to take a class in wine production techniques. In reality, the class...
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Back Again

There were many times in Paris where I actually felt desperate to go home. I missed my friends and iced coffees and the feeling...
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An Afterword

So, it’s been a while since I’ve been back home. After weeks of waiting, some serious trouble accessing cash, and about 7 flights across...
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My Experience vs Theirs

Nearing my last few days abroad, I feel like I have become an expert on the differences between an exchange program and a study...
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Wrapping it up

Though it’s probably just cause I spent the better part of my my last couple weeks traveling, to the point where sleeping in hostels...
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