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As the Summer Comes to a Close

Leaving Oxford this past weekend was bittersweet. Six weeks ago I walked onto the Trinity College campus expecting to get some of my credits out of the way, visit some businesses I probably did not care about and maybe put … Continue reading

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Tea Time for Seven

Tea time has officially become my favorite Oxford pastime. Punting on the Cherwell and the pub crawl (bar hopping in Yankee terminology) organized by our program director were a lot of fun and provided many great stories, but setting out … Continue reading

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Raise Your Hand If You’re a Finance Major

Today marks the end of my fourth week here at Oxford. The program is almost over, but that is not all that this week marks. It was also our last week of business visits. Although the Oxford Program consists of … Continue reading

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Malta, Malta, Malta!

I think my companions and I might be the first Oxford program students to spend their long weekend break in Malta, but after our experience, I doubt we will be the last. For those who don’t know, Malta is a … Continue reading

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Getting Orientated…

“Do you know what gym shoes are?”—A question posed to the class by our Strategic Management professor. The room fell silent as we all looked at each other, completely puzzled. The professor continued to explain himself and eventually we all … Continue reading

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My Free Time at Oxford and a Retrospect

I walk across campus to get to work, a ten minute walk. It’s about a quarter mile, but it seems longer. I find it strange that this short walk seems so tedious; I walked twice this distance in Oxford to … Continue reading

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The Sacrifices of a Fashionista on the Go

It’s official. The worst part about preparing to study abroad is not leaving my friends at Georgetown. It’s not even leaving my loved ones at home. It isn’t even my apprehensions about what I am going to do with my … Continue reading

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Quick Quotes from a Month-Long Eurotrip

Things you say while you’re planning a Eurotrip: This is going to be so expensive… What was that cleanliness rating for that hostel? Is there a night train available? How much are reservation fees?! I just want this trip to … Continue reading

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Rowing at Oxford can be Dangerous

Like many visiting Americans, I chose rowing with my college team as the classically Oxford pastime I would use to impress my friends and family.  Despite the early morning practices in often freezing conditions and/or rain (this is England, after … Continue reading

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Marmite, Kebabs, and Tea: a Short Summary of My Food Experiences

Pictured above is my politically incorrect flow chart of the British versus American palate (for those of you who read my last blog, I like pictures and graphs). The results are quite obvious, which is why I didn’t label the … Continue reading

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