Oxford Thoughts — Upon Return to UA
Sep19

Oxford Thoughts — Upon Return to UA

Most of Oxford’s old city wall has been absorbed into New College, and outside of it runs a street that’s named Longwall. Names and titles throughout the rest of the city are just as uncreative. There’s a coffee house called Queen’s Lane that sits on Queen’s Lane; the widest street in the city is called Broad Street; St. Mary’s Passage borders St. Mary’s Church, and the most magnificent university buildings are named after their...

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Discovering Oxford
Aug31

Discovering Oxford

My experience at the University of Oxford is assuredly the most interesting and engaging adventure of my life thus far. My classes at Worcester College are fascinating and awe-inspiring, and I find it incredible that I get to learn about English Art and Literature in the place that inspired many of the works I am studying and harbored and fostered the minds that birthed them. I’ll try my best to summarize Oxford into a snippet for...

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University of Oxford — Pre-Program Thoughts and Advice
Jul07

University of Oxford — Pre-Program Thoughts and Advice

While it was no gut-wrenching decision to study abroad (it actually makes me giddy every time I think about it), the oncoming arrival of my program at the University of Oxford is still nerve-wracking and exciting because it represents the culmination of a year’s worth of planning. Just two weeks after arriving at the University of Alabama to begin my freshman year, I started organizing all the factors necessary to make this adventure...

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