Quarter System Goodbyes

Arrivederci, miei amici: Goodbye, my friends Ciao! This week was filled with the stress of studying for finals and sadness from saying goodbye to friends. My study abroad program is a unique one that combines University of California quarter-system schools and semester-system schools. The winter quarter officially ends this week, so my quarter-system friends are going back … More Quarter System Goodbyes

Friends Abroad!

I came to London with a high expectation to meet individuals from the other UC’s, since the program is only for UC students. Boy oh boy, have those expectations been met. When I first got here, I wasn’t really hanging out with my flatmates or the other people in my program. I pretty much stuck to … More Friends Abroad!

First Culture Shock

Guess who’s back? It’s me! 🙂 Yes, I am back from spring break and nice and rejuvenated and ready for finals! With the money I saved on housing, I was able to travel to Indonesia during my spring break,  and since it’s not too far from Australia tickets weren’t too expensive. It was here that I … More First Culture Shock