Exam Advice
May09

Exam Advice

I have about two and a half weeks left here in Edinburgh. I have taken two out of my three final exams so I feel confident enough to share a bit of advice about the exam process. For starters, all courses that have exams (except courses that have never been taught before) put their past exams on the library website. Even before the start of classes you can log onto the library page and find copies of all the past exams for the course....

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10 Tips for Your First Week
Mar24

10 Tips for Your First Week

I have been in Edinburgh for a week now and already I have learned so much about the people and culture! In this post I am going to talk mostly about advice I would give to students looking into Edinburgh, Scotland for their study abroad experience. BUY WATERPROOF BOOTS. Seriously. I highly recommend Dr. Martens. Not only are they water resistant and incredibly comfortable, they are extremely popular in Edinburgh. Everyone from...

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Learning from Past Mistakes
Jan04

Learning from Past Mistakes

This time of year is already quite busy for me, but throw in some clever packing, careful coordinating, and extensive planning for my 5 month stay abroad, and I am just about overwhelmed.  I traveled to Oxford, England for a month this past summer and I hope to learn from my many mistakes the second time around. This time, I will be studying in Edinburgh, Scotland for semester.  My first mistake over the summer was packing far too...

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