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Almost There

These past two weeks or so have been filled with constant paper writing. My UCC finals, for my five courses, consists of… More

Kate Ahern University College Cork, Ireland

Almost There

Kate Ahern November 26, 2018

These past two weeks or so have been filled with constant paper writing. My UCC finals, for my five courses, consists of two 3,000-word papers and three 1,500-word papers. Never in my time as a student, have I ever had to write so much before. Before… More

The Halfway Point

Kate Ahern October 29, 2018

As I write this, I am exactly halfway through my time at University College Cork and have completed all three of my midterm essays. I feel as though I have learned a lot about myself so far, especially in terms of how I work as a student. The midterms… More

I AM... (almost) A LOCAL

Morgan Block October 18, 2018

I have been living in Ireland now for 6 weeks, and it still feels a bit unreal. The idea that Galway is my home has just begun to set in. Walking around the city isn’t a maze anymore, and I don’t have to use Google Maps for every place I want to go. I… More

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

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