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Alec Pierce, ATP Student Ambassador

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5 Adjustments to Make When Moving Back Home After Studying Abroad in the UK

Posted by Alec Pierce, ATP Student Ambassador on Jun 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM

When I arrived in the UK for the first time, there were some adjustments to make. Many Americans and Canadians notice the differences in weather, local customs, sports, and food soon after they arrive in a new country. However, I didn’t really expect to have to adjust to returning to the US!

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How to watch TV without A TV As A Budgeting Student

Posted by Alec Pierce, ATP Student Ambassador on Feb 16, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Watching television as a student can be a tricky thing, what with satellite/cable service and any television of decent quality costing a small fortune. However, there shouldn’t be a reason for worry as there are many ways to watch television in the UK without having to invest in a television.

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Opportunities To Travel While Studying In The UK

Posted by Alec Pierce, ATP Student Ambassador on Feb 12, 2017 12:00:00 AM

There are many of the wonderful opportunities to travel while studying at a UK university, and I am making sure I’m not missing out. Only in the last week I have travelled to both Germany AND France!

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Football Or Soccer? A Student's Guide.

Posted by Alec Pierce, ATP Student Ambassador on Dec 21, 2016 10:38:29 AM

As a student in the United Kingdom, a huge part of my life revolves around football, ahem, soccer.

The British culture is extremely fond of the sport that they call ‘football’, and this can be seen in many aspects of life over here. Whether it is hearing your friends talk about it, seeing how vibrant pubs become on a match day, or taking part in one of the many playing experiences that are available, football is somewhat inseparable to modern British life.

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