Less than a week left!!!

Having a week left in Munich is surreal! The time went by so fast and now I am worrying about exams/ papers and moving out. I am excited to finish because who likes finals week but at the same time, I am sad to leave this life behind. I really enjoyed my time in Munich…

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My Impressions of German Academics

The German university system is pretty different from that of the US, especially when compared to Rollins, so I figured I would share some of what I learned in the hopes that future students will have a better idea of what to expect. The kinds of classes. At Rollins, some classes have labs, but most…

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Cultures Shocks In Munchen

Dear letters to America,   I’ve reached my halfway mark in München! I have two more months to go and then a solo trip (which I’m super excited about) and back to the USA. These past months here have been incredible. I’ve traveled, meet amazing people, and also had some small setbacks like the language…

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Party at the military base

Every year the american military base in Hohenfels Germany host a party for the locals. This is done to increase the relations between the U.S. army stationed there and the Germans. Everyone drives and parks on the airstrip and proceed to head over to the Volksfest, carnival. They have some rides and a big beer…

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First Week in Munich

At 4 a.m. this past Tuesday, I loaded all of my belongings onto a bus in Strasbourg, France and began the six-hour journey to Munich, Germany. Strasbourg had really started to feel somewhat like home and I had gotten to meet some amazing people. I even understood what they were saying most of the time!…

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pre-departure blog

I think that if any of my personal identity aspects will effect the trip it is going to be the introvert vs extrovert. In the states I am much more on the introvert side of the scale. I think many people in the U.S. are more on this side, hanging out in our dorms for…

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Post-Pre-Departure

Though I am writing this post a bit late, I think it is still interesting to reflect on my identity and how it has affected my experience so far and how it will continue to affect it. Personally, I think that the main aspects of my identity are that I am German, American, and pretty liberal….

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So Oktoberfest…

Hi everyone!!! I am back! So last weekend, I decided that it was a good idea to get out of London and go visit a country where I’ve never been before… That’s right, I went to Germany for the weekend. (That is one of the many cool things of coming to London for study abroad,…

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