Welcome to Penn State- A Retrospective

Hi! My name is Oliver and I have just come back from an exchange at Pennsylvania State University. If you are thinking about going abroad or are about to, I hope you will find some useful information, tips and tricks

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First Month at Purdue, Indiana

Hi I’m Justin, I’m a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Southampton, and I’m spending my semester abroad at Purdue University, Indiana, USA. I’ll be using this blog to record my experience here and hopefully give an idea to

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Studying in the USA: One Year On

Despite feeling like only yesterday, it’s been a year since I first departed for the United States, and so much┬áhas happened in that year. My final exams are over and so I now have an opportunity to reflect on the

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The nice stuff I’ve done

Before the work started, the local churches were excellent at organising things for international students, even if you weren’t a part of the church. Below is a picture from a hike up the local ‘mountain’. They also put on trips

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Getting Settled in Pennsylvania

After spending my Summer on the West Coast I was sad to leave but ready for a new experience which came in the form of The Pennsylvania State University. Before I arrived at Penn State I spent a few days

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First month in America

America and their universities (colleges) are exactly like they are in the films. Here at Penn State, the campus is huge and sprinkled with gardens, lavish building and even it’s own renowned ice cream parlour. The town of State Collage

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