Category: Fall 2017

#SEOULmates: the country of… uh.. not being alone

One of the many concerns that people have before going abroad alone is the opportunities to make friends in a foreign country where they might or might not speak the language. If this concerns you in any way, do not let it be. Korea is the country of collectivism. No one person should be by ...

Auf Wiedersehen Mannheim!

Looking back on my time abroad, it’s overwhelmingly strange to believe that I was actually able to accomplish and survive such a long time on my own in this strange new world. The places I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, the cultures I’ve experienced, and the things I have learned will always be carried with ...

Final Reflection! Thank You Hong Kong!

**Lack of pictures because my laptop crashed! Sorry in advance!** Well, I’m done and I’m back in the United States of America! Where should I start? I spent 4 months on the outside of the world in a country I only heard about a couple of times through friends and on the Internet. When I ...

Five Things My Experience In Australia Taught Me

Every experience, whether good or bad, leaves an impression on you and, sometimes, these impressions even teach you something. I can say without hesitation that my experience in Australia has been good overall, and that I learned a thing or two from my friends, from Australians, and from my own reflections. So, here is a ...

#SNU-logistics2: classes

Getting classes pre-approved before departure is a headache, but registering for them is a migraine. Class registration at SNU is different and there are a few things that you should keep in mind to ensure that you will be getting the classes that you want. The time ticket for registering is a bit odd. The ...

Fierce Pierce/Jones Take Hong Kong: Part 2

My family and friends were really excited for me to come to Hong Kong and experience the education system and culture here. My mom knew that since I was here for 4 months, my sister and her had to come to visit Hong Kong. My mom, Aunt Nique (Monique), my sister, Janelle, and my cousin, ...

#SNU-logistics1: dorm

The entire process of applying to SNU, waiting for the acceptance letter, applying for dorm, then registering for classes can and will be extremely stressful. I remember being super stressed out about the logistics up until 3 weeks into the semester at SNU. With the hope of relieving some of that stress for you, I’m ...