January 2014 Blog Posts (4)

It's Messy

Everything from the study abroad application to finding scholarships and booking a flight reminds me of applying to university. There's so many due dates to remember and things to keep track of that I can understand why some people don't even bother with the process. I, however, will not let these minor issues derail me from making this a reality!

After the program was confirmed, a whole new set of tasks were released. The Enrollment and Housing forms were due the first day back from…


Added by Christian on January 28, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments


Ok so I should probably post about my amazing weekend in Berlin! Yes, it was freezing, next time we should probably consider the reality that it is the middle of January and we are headed to northern/central Europe. It was still a great experience, I am glad I am able to explore Europe during the winter for once. 

Berlin was definitely a spontaneous trip. We booked it the day before and it wasn't exactly on my list of places to travel to during this trip, but that's exactly what I…


Added by Chris Nino on January 22, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments


Alright it has been a few days, maybe weeks. My first week of classes are coming to an end, well technically not, but I'm bringing them to an end by leaving tomorrow (I'll talk about that later).

Let's start with the never ending adventure of attempting to find my Spanish textbook. Apparently, all of Barcelona is sold out of this textbook, however I found this out after visiting 5 different stores around the city by walking for four hours.  Also, did I mention my spanish class is in a…


Added by Chris Nino on January 15, 2014 at 10:58am — 1 Comment


Yesterday was my first day on campus and the orientation session for UPF. I walked to campus from my apartment to see who long it would take me, around 25 minutes through the amazing Parc de la Cuitadella. Definitely not planning on taking the metro everyday.

It began with a Spanish placement test at 9am and ended at 6pm. During the oral part of the exam, I…


Added by Chris Nino on January 8, 2014 at 1:58am — No Comments

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