Some Reverse Culture Shock
May19

Some Reverse Culture Shock

It’s been almost a month now since I’ve returned from my study abroad program, and from the beginning of my journey, I knew I wanted to do a post about reverse culture shock. While spending three months in London with the Hansard Scholars Program was a life changing experience, few phenomena compare to coming home after a whirlwind adventure to family and life back in the US. While, culturally, London was a fairly similar city to...

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A Multi-Cultural City
Apr20

A Multi-Cultural City

Hello again from London! It’s been a while since my last post, and I’ve definitely adjusted more to my surroundings much more. Unfortunately, it’s only less than a month before I head back home to the states. My time and London, interning with Parliament and taking classes at the London School of Economics, has been so exceptional, it’s going to be very hard to leave at the end of April. I definitely started to feel a little homesick...

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A Hansard Scholar in London
Mar03

A Hansard Scholar in London

Anyone who has ever studied abroad will most likely describe the first few weeks in one compact, colorful term: whirlwind.   My time so far here in London, England, has been just that. So much so that it has taken me over a month to finally sit down and reflect on everything that has happened. I’m here in the UK from January to April participating in the Hansard Scholars Programme (British spelling, see I’m acclimating). During...

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