All posts by Vivek Khimani

An undergraduate Computer Science student at Drexel University with interests in mathematics, data structures, machine learning, and blockchain.

Undergraduate Research And Career Opportunities

One of the major factors behind a successful study abroad experience is knowing a reason that primarily motivates you to study abroad. Because, if you don’t know why you want to spend an entire semester in a foreign land and a university, it becomes really difficult to make the most out of the opportunity. For ...

Sneak Peek Into The Campus

In my previous posts, I had tried talking about my specific experiences and learning at UST, which might apply to any study abroad program in general. However in this post, I will be more specific and talk about the amazing resources, opportunities, and food options on the HKUST campus. Those of you who have been ...

The Bell Curve!

When I decided to study abroad at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, one of my greatest reliefs was the pass/fail grading system to get credits. Which means that I had to just pass the class at my abroad university in order to get the equivalent course credits at Drexel. Seems exciting, right? Imagine ...

Getting Involved

Traveling abroad, especially for a semester-long exchange program, is definitely an exciting experience, but it may turn out to be disastrous if you fail to get involved with the local community. In the era of internet, you can always live, study, travel, and explore everything by yourself, but at times, having people around you can ...

Academics, Student ID, and yeah, the OCTOPUS!

The people who have been following up on my weekly blogs must be aware how I have mostly covered general but very important travel tips in the past two weeks. Therefore, today, I am going to shift my focus on some important academic and legal formalities that play a huge role in helping you to ...

The Big Rule – Socialize At The Airport

Your ability to make contacts at the airport can help you to make the best out of an unknown place!

Self-Awareness On The Airport

The blog talks about how it's important to be self-aware and responsible amid the excitement of traveling alone and studying abroad.