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Tag Archives: study abroad

New Places, New Faces

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As most K students are plunging into First Week, I’m starting the third week of my adventures here in Clermont-Ferrand, France! Here’s a glimpse into what I’ve done so far. 1) Climbed a volcano, watched the sunset, and attended a … Continue reading

Winter quarter decisions

Although piles and piles of snow keep most of us inside as much as possible (hello, arctic temperatures and sheets of ice on every sidewalk), K sophomores still face a slew of decisions during winter quarter, the most prominent of … Continue reading

Phir Milenge (See You Later)!

My time in Varanasi came to a close in the month of December. I tried to savor everything I could about the city – the buffalo stampedes, the five-rupee roadside chai, the yappy dog that lived on the other side … Continue reading

Sophomores

There are two scary things that happen in winter quarter when you’re a sophomore: First of all, you have to decide if you’re going on study abroad, and if you are, where and for how long. Study abroad happened to … Continue reading

As Time Goes On

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, marked the halfway point, halfway through the quarter, and halfway through my first year at Kalamazoo College. Things are starting to change around campus, seniors are finishing their SIPS, juniors are arriving back from study abroad, … Continue reading

Independent Travel and More!

We had time to get away from Varanasi for a bit to do some independent travel. I decided to trek the Himalayas with three other girls on my program, and I truly could not have asked for a greater group … Continue reading

NIRMAN Fashion Show

Class 11 of NIRMAN recently hosted a talent show for the whole school. It was truly a lavish affair. I thought I’d share some of the pics!

Nude Beach

On the first day of my study abroad program, my program director drew a circle on a whiteboard and then another larger circle around it. “This is your comfort zone,” she said pointing to the smaller circle. “This,” she said … Continue reading

Living in Varanasi!

Hindi is going very well – I can already manuever my way around the city by auto-rickshaw, ask for prices (everyone always overcharges us – auto drivers charge us 200 rupee when it should be 30, but we know better!), … Continue reading

Living With a Family Again

For the last year I′ve been living semi-independently away from my family in Kalamazoo College, New York and Madison, studying, working and perfecting the art of cooking rice. I′ve grown accustomed to it, and it′s been rewarding look into the … Continue reading