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The City of Edinburgh is buzzing with holiday cheer. Every street is adorned with twinkling lights and the smell of mulled… More

Maggie H. University of Edinburgh, Scotland

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Maggie H.

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University of Edinburgh, Scotland


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I’m a rising junior at Northwestern University, studying Economics and Business. My affection for urban life has led me from the Windy City to the cobbled streets of Edinburgh. I even convinced my twin sister to join me this semester. Follow my European adventures with the ultimate sidekick!

Season's Greetings & Goodbyes

Maggie H. December 13, 2016

The City of Edinburgh is buzzing with holiday cheer. Every street is adorned with twinkling lights and the smell of mulled wine fills the air. Given the limited daylight in December (the sun sets by 4:00 PM each day), I look forward to each evening when… More

Willkommen, American

Maggie H. December 2, 2016

My semester at the University of Edinburgh has successfully combined academic rigor with social flexibility and plenty of travel opportunities. The university prides itself in its high classroom standards, and my peers are extremely bright. However, I… More

Life and Timing

Maggie H. November 14, 2016

“Tell me a time when…,” the interviewer prompts me through the pixelated screen. I adjust the small desk lamp and shift forward in my seat, making sure to block the chipped paint on the wall behind me. I pop in my headphones so that she cannot hear partygoers… More

Learning to "Rock og Roll" With It

Maggie H. October 17, 2016

If you were to ask my family and friends to describe me in one word, “easy-going” would not make the short list. Efficient? Yes. Sincere? I hope! But I have never been one to embrace complete spontaneity. However, being abroad has pushed me to cope with… More

Weekend Warriors: Day Trips From Edinburgh

Maggie H. September 19, 2016

From museums to markets, castles and cafes, Edinburgh boasts a variety of cosmopolitan attractions for recent transplants and city residents alike. It also serves as a major transportation hub, providing easy access to other landmarks across the country… More

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