Deadlines schmedlines OR I’m a big procrastinator

This blog hasn’t seen any love in quite some time. There’s no one to blame but myself…. and my wicked, wicked procrastination on many levels of my life. Now more than ever, I’m working on getting my life back on track (which track? who knows but ANY track would be nice!). My planner has deadline fever and … More Deadlines schmedlines OR I’m a big procrastinator

Writing style gone awry: learning your writing style and sticking to it

One thing I wish I would’ve had the opportunity to take part in when first coming to Aarhus University would be a class on writing styles and tips to survive the Danish academic system. It sounds a bit silly, doesn’t it? I mean, who doesn’t know how to write a paper? It seems pretty simple; … More Writing style gone awry: learning your writing style and sticking to it

Exam meltdown approaching: 5 tips to surviving the exam apocalypse

The end is nigh! After months and months of painstaking reading and taking notes; after weeks and weeks of courses and group meetings; the end of the world is finally upon us. Okay perhaps end of the world is a bit of an exaggeration in explaining the exam period, but there are certainly times when it … More Exam meltdown approaching: 5 tips to surviving the exam apocalypse

Welcome new students…now go home foreigners: figuring out the rare Dane species

It’s time for another pre-semester entry. In anticipation of all the new international students who will be arriving in Denmark over the coming weeks, I thought I’d share an interesting map I came across the other day (and also received by other former international students who had studied in Denmark and have now gone on … More Welcome new students…now go home foreigners: figuring out the rare Dane species