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Fighting The Fifth Week Blues

Originally posted November 14, 2011. Ever since third week, I’d been hearing rumors of a sort of unplanned Oxford tradition: the fifth week blues.  Apparently, this hits the student body during the fifth week of every term.  After the halfway mark of … Continue reading

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Learning to Stop, Dance, and Relax

Originally posted November 5, 2011. It’s crazy and sad to think that I’m already half way through my time here at Oxford.  It has already been one month.  On the other hand, as this week has shown me, I have done quite … Continue reading

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Rain, Routine, Rowing

Originally posted October 30, 2011. For some reason, third week has passed by really quickly.  I guess getting into a routine here has helped.  I’m not so conscious of the long, lonely hours spent working.  On the other hand, I’m starting to get … Continue reading

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Second Rice Standard Article

Originally posted October 28, 2011. Click on this to see the second article I have written as a Travel Correspondent for the Rice Standard.  It’s all about the Oxford education system, so if you want to understand why I’m studying … Continue reading

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Dickens and Dessert

Originally posted October 23, 2011. I know, I know: I already posted about reading Dickens this week, but I feel like it’s been such a big part of my life that it must be mentioned yet again.  I literally spent my … Continue reading

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I Could Have Danced All Night

Originally posted October 20, 2011. And by that, I mean that I have definitely entered the “honeymoon” period of study abroad.  The only thing I don’t like about Oxford at this point is the crowd of tourists that descends every weekend … Continue reading

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Dickens Nostalgia

Originally posted October 17, 2011. It’s funny for me to say that I have nostalgia for Dickens considering that before I arrived here at Oxford I had only read excerpts of his early work and Oliver Twist.  And yet as I walked … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Writing My First Oxford Essay

Originally posted October 11, 2011. As I sit in the cozy Hertford library this morning, I have to take a break from preparing for my first Oxford essay.  I’m having so much fun with it and when I think about … Continue reading

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Freshers Week

Originally posted October 10, 2011. I have now officially been at Oxford for a week and now that I have a start for my first essay, I can finally provide myself time to share my adventures here with the rest … Continue reading

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Holy Cow, It’s Finally Happening

Originally posted October 4, 2011. I’m completely overwhelmed right now.  I just arrived at my room in Oxford.  I’m exhausted from carrying my bag all the way to the Graduate Centre.  I’m worried about getting Internet and finding out where things are, especially … Continue reading

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