Happy Spring, everyone! And no, I’m not early. In fact, I’m late because Denmark follows the meteorological calendar, meaning spring started on March 1. Of course, it doesn’t look a whole lot like spring outside… I’m loving the snow, but I am also looking forward to warmer weather. Spring means a better selection of fresh … More Ingerslev Boulevard
Hellohellohello! I am pleased to report that I survived my first round of Danish exams and can now get back to the important work of telling The Internet what my life is like here in Aarhus. First, I have a confession: when I originally got admitted to AU, I wasn’t sure if I really wanted … More Why Aarhus?
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
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
It’s amazing how, at the beginning of the semester, you can tell yourself that you’re going to have your life under control and now, one month in, it feels like you’re trapped under a pile of books and no one can hear you scream except more books who just come and pile on top of … More The most awesome time of the year combined with the most stressful: fall in Denmark
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
Wow, it’s been awhile! Sorry to have abandoned you for the summer months, fellow fulldegree-ers! I really didn’t mean to leave the Eurovision as my last update (by the way, what was I thinking when I posted that?!) Let’s play a game to explain my absence – two truths and a lie. I have actually … More Semester start approaching. Panic in 5, 4, 3…