Category: Berlin School of Economics

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SEVEN |Salzburg

This post is for the Salzburg crew. Thank you, Rizwana and Chandni, for a wonderful, musical weekend! 19.07.2016 There are moments during my program where I feel like a light bulb turns on and the fog lifts for a moment. It’s a whisper that says, “I’m here. I’m actually here.” Over the weekend, the whisper ...

SIX | Money Matters

13.07.2016 I’m not going to lie to you. Studying abroad is expensive (for the average student). From committing to flight tickets to purchasing a transport pass, you’re going to drop money. And this doesn’t include your tuition bill back at your home university! Knowing this, I made peace with myself the day accepted my program. ...

FIVE | Free Time, Me Time

Sunday, 10.7.2016 Group adventures are a lot fun. You get to meet people, joke around, and experience every moment together. You feel a part of something and in this case, I feel like I’m part of a close-nit family thousands of miles away from home. Family Photo – Smile! With all its benefits, group outings ...

FOUR | Berlin, A City Like No Other

Friday, 1.7.2016 FOMO does exist. At least for me, the fear of missing out led to many discoveries this week. But let’s take a few steps back. When I first arrived, I was convinced that I was going to have a hard time living in Berlin. I felt nothing towards the graffiti-covered streets and cold, ...

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THREE | Orientation Day at HWR (Berlin School of Economics and Law)

Monday, 27.6.2016 Early Morning “Wait, where are we going?” Silence. “Does anyone know where we’re going?” More silence. It’s already 9:30am and we have to be at school by 10:00am. Then, one of the fifteen students cheered, “I got it! We’re taking the U7 towards Rudow and getting off at Bayerische Platz.” Thank you, student whose ...

TWO | Finding Home Part 2

TWO | Finding Home Part 2 Sunday, 26.6.2016 Later Afternoon His name was John. Unlike the rest of us, this friendly stranger was spending his college summer interning abroad. While the Germany versus Slovakia game went on, John and I talked about things to do in the city and what to expect. He explained that ...

ONE | Finding Home Part 1

PREFACE | Note from the Author Tickets – check. Luggage – check. Passport – check. You may think that I’m ready for whatever trip lies ahead. To you, my friend, I’d say you’re partially right: I have my documents, my clothes, my gadgets, and my tangible things, but I’d stop there. No matter how much ...