Finals!

For the past week I’ve lived in the library, and when I was not in the library I was in my room writing essays and studying for my final exams. Being a fourth-year in college, exams are nothing new to me, but there is something about an exam or essay accounting for 60-80% of your … More Finals!

Oxford!

Hello, So one of the trips that was offered by my program was a trip to Oxford. However, when the option was given, I declined. I didn’t think I wanted to go because for some reason I believed that it was going to be a town full of snobby people and boring. Boy, was I … More Oxford!

Dead Week

It’s my first ever dead week! UC Merced doesn’t have a dead week before finals, but so far it is nice to be able to just focus on final papers without having to attend class and tutorials (that means discussions/labs for those of you in the U.S.). Just like at UC Merced, not every class has … More Dead Week

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

School work

Ever since I got here, I feel like I’ve been on a long-term vacation. I didn’t attend summer school, so I had all summer to work, relax, and prepare for my travels. When I arrived in London, I returned to the mentality of school. School was on my mind because I know myself and I can easily … More School work