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Settling In

Today marks the end of my second week of classes. Yes, that means my classes run only from Monday to Wednesday. It is quite… More

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Settling In

Kate Ahern September 19, 2018

Today marks the end of my second week of classes. Yes, that means my classes run only from Monday to Wednesday. It is quite the test of my own discipline to see how often I can actually get myself to do homework. The first week of classes ended up actually… More

I AM... A NUIG STUDENT

Morgan Block September 14, 2018

Today is Friday the 14th of September, and I have officially been living in Galway for a week. It’s crazy to me that I have already completed the Arcadia orientation in Dublin, the visiting & international student orientation at NUIG (National University… More

Fáilte Abhaile!

Jennifer Hernandez September 11, 2018

Wednesday, 5 September. For me, today will be longer than most. Around 2:30 pm, I left Chicago. It’s now 7:00 am. I’m in Dublin Airport, shuffling through customs and dropping everything on the floor on my way through the line as I struggle to open and… More

I Am Here...

Morgan Block September 4, 2018

I made it to Ireland! I can’t believe I’m finally here! Today I will be meeting up with the rest of my programme in Dublin for our Arcadia orientation. The next week will be very busy, but I am SO ready for it! Packing for 4.5 months was really difficult… More

The Dwindling Days Before Arrival

Kate Ahern August 31, 2018

Let’s just start by saying that I hate packing. Everyone hates packing, but I always forget how much I hate it until I actually have to do it. I am always one for being on top of a packing list, I’ve had that ready for about a month, but actually bringing… More

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