Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 4

Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 4

As much as I’ve been trying to ignore the fact that study abroad is not forever, sitting down to write this last blog forces me to acknowledge that my time in England is drawing to a close. I still have about half a month left in the UK, but my school term ends next week. Today I had my last seminar, which means that I’m basically now in what I (and other U.S. college students) know as finals week. However,…

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Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 3

Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 3

This brief pause to reflect upon the last two weeks since I’ve blogged is welcome. As soon as I finish this, I will hurry to my last class of the week, where I will then hurry to the airport and begin a weekend in Dublin, though I just fully unpacked from last weekend’s trip to Amsterdam yesterday. I still can’t believe I have the opportunity to do all of this; saving all year and working full time has paid off…

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Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 2

Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 2

York is an amazing city. It’s not massive, but it is a beautiful northern English town that is always buzzing. I can’t get enough of the cobblestone roads and the cute shops, and I think I could live here forever. It just has personality. I’m learning a lot of things in England, with perhaps the most egregious being that what the English call “lemonade” is basically Sprite. I can forgive that, though, because I’m only here temporarily. The only thing…

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Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 1

Kelsey Quinn | York, England | Post 1

I’m still on summer break, technically. English universities begin their terms much later than Americans begin their semesters, meaning I am at the tail end of the longest summer of my life— a dream come true for a younger self who aspired only to watch Cartoon Network and eat Cheetos, but dreadful for a college student waiting to go off on an adventure. At least by the end of September I’ve achieved the “abroad” part of “study abroad.” A few…

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