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Study Across The Pond US Blog

Alternative Tourist Spots in the UK

Posted by Alexandra Doe, Alumni Ambassador on Apr 24, 2018 3:00:00 PM

As I was brainstorming for this blog, I – more times than I’ll admit – found myself totally stuck. I felt like I had to write about the greatest, most underrated “alternative” location that readers could go to and have a life changing experience. I put all sorts of pressure on myself to pick the right place. I scrolled through my photos, trying to justify place after place as the best alternative spot, but none of them seemed quite right. I define an alternative travel destination as one without tickets, lines, and crowds – a setting that allows you to soak in your surroundings. In short: a place that takes you on an adventure, while making you feel right at home.

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Topics: travel, England

Whatever the Weather - A Blog about British Climate Concerns

Posted by Josie Phillipson, Student Ambassador on Oct 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Leaving the comforts of sunny San Diego, California to come to the UK, which is infamous for its cloudy rainy days, was at first a challenge for me. I had been acclimated to 365 days of summer where the winter temperatures are comparable to UK’s summer weather! I wasn’t sure if it was going to be a good fit; and I couldn’t have been more wrong.

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Topics: weather, England

Life After Lectures

Posted by Olivia Morris, ATP Student Advisor on Aug 7, 2017 4:30:00 PM

The English university system is unique because it consists of limited interaction time between students and university staff and many independent study hours, consisting of homework and reading. Because of this, lecture time is minimal and very valuable, but what do you do with the rest of your time?

Here is my guide to making the most of your life after lectures:

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Topics: England, Lifestyle, Undergraduate