In my opinion, my trip to Montreal, Canada had to be one of the greatest experiences in my college life so far. The city is friendly, vibrant and easy to explore. From free outdoor festivals, speakeasies and happy hour (which Boston does not have for the 21+ crowd), to the Biodôme, basilicas and great food. […]

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Ah, spring break. The utopian red Solo cup and Daisy Duke paradise, with sun-kissed laughter and the smell of coconuts permeating the air. Sounds pretty good, right? That’s up until you get the bill for the food and drinks ordered, or see the price for the flights required to get there. What can one budget-limited […]

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Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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I was born in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China. I spent most of my lifetime there, and came to the United States three years ago after finishing high school. I studied in upstate New York for two years before I came to Boston. Here I had totally different experiences. These are the similarities […]

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Having spent 10 years completing my primary and secondary education in the same school in Singapore, ever since high school, I was certain that I wanted to study abroad. Now, given that I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in a city almost 10,000 miles away from home, my wish has come true. However, in my […]

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Over the past couple of years, living in hotels, resorts or bed and breakfasts while on vacation have become increasingly unpopular. Instead, people are preferring to rent rooms through Airbnb to meet their short-term lodging needs. All my friends who have studied abroad in the past have found that Airbnb offers beautiful houses in great […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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We’ve all watched the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and then we decided we were going to eat one meal a day or rabbit food until we achieved bodies like the Angels. The show successfully killed off any ounce of self-esteem we had left, using only one hour of airtime to show us what it […]

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The fashion industry is characterized by cycling seasons that consist of either Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter, which leaves models running from casting to casting. The most unique trait of the fashion industry is that things are constantly changing. The only constant is that it’s not constant. It sounds paradoxical (and it probably is) but the one […]

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