A small vacation to Colorado

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School’s right around the corner! So I had to throw in a quick Colorado trip to get the full winter experience (since you know, New Mexico lacks in the snow department). Colorado did not disappoint!  We stayed in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. It’s a quaint town about 4 hours away from Albuquerque (perfect for a mini vay-cay). The […]

The end of one chapter and the start of a new one!

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Today was my last day working at the UNM admissions office as a tour guide after 3 years, so I was sent of with a farewell cake and thank you card. I worked with some incredible people! It’s definitely bittersweet and the ending of one chapter and the beginning of another. This semester I will […]

Fingers Crossed, Inshallah and All That Jazz

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Despite the struggle of moving apartments after a massive outbreak of mold (water-damage finally did its work, lesson learned), things are improving steadily. This might be attributable to the much-needed break I had with family in Namibia, followed by a week in London. It was so strange to be back in regions where English was […]

Winter Break ’16

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Winter break has been great so far. After another semester, it was nice having a little vacation from school. My plan, initially, was to take an Intercession Winter course. The course I had in mind was going to be an online, month-long course. Because of how my next couple of semesters are going, I decided […]

Estonia Survival Guide!

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I will be moving to Madrid, Spain for the coming semester and my future blogs will be mostly focused on Spain. Since this is one of my last blogs on Estonia, I have created a short survival guide that will give you some tips, tricks and advice on studying in Estonia. This guide is geared […]

What is time worth?

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For the first time in a long time I was free over the winter break. For the last several years I have worked in all sorts of jobs that would eat up most of my time during the holidays. I also had my daughters for Christmas and it was lovely to just spend time with […]

Setting Goals

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As I am nearing the finish line of my degree, I am starting to think of what is next. For the last 6 years I have always known the general direction I was going. It was always about next semester and what classes I will be taking. That crutch will be gone. I will be […]