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Kelsey Grode, ATP Advisor

Kelsey (Student Advisor) is based in Erie, PA. After graduating from Western New England University in 2014, she attended King's College London for an MA in Early Modern History with the help of Across the Pond. In 2016 Kelsey began working for Across the Pond as a Road Warrior, and continued on as a student advisor to help students experience a life-changing year in the UK.

Recent Posts

Places to Go in London When You Miss Your Pet

Posted by Kelsey Grode, ATP Advisor on Jul 17, 2018 3:30:00 PM

Going abroad can mean leaving your pet behind, which can be hard. Unlike our human family and friends, our furry friends haven’t quite grasped the concept of Skype yet. Being abroad, you’ll experience bouts of homesickness every once in a while. For those that have left our pets behind, that can sometimes be the hardest part. Here are a few places to go in London when you’re missing your pet:

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Topics: London

Quirky Study Spots in London You Have to Visit

Posted by Kelsey Grode, ATP Advisor on Sep 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

1. The British Library

The British Library is the national library of the UK, and is the second largest library in the world (behind the Library of Congress in D.C.). This library is home to more than 170 million items, 13.9 million of which as books! Some of the manuscripts date back to 2000 B.C. Any resource you need is available – or the amazing libarians will find it for you!

When you need a quick study break, the library also has quirky exhibits on display, ranging from Alice in Wonderland to British Punk Rock bands of the 1970s! If you work up an appetite from studying, the British Library has two cafeterias, and is surrounded by lots of pubs and restaurants.

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