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Trips and concerts

This past month the international office organized many trips for the exchange students. They make sure that we do not leave without properly exploring the area. Apart from the trips I attended some interesting concerts as well. At the beginning … Continue reading

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Botstein’s thoughts on life, optimism and human potential

I’ve been thinking for quite a while about what I could possibly share here, as life at Bard seems to be very repetitive. You wake up, you go to classes, you eat meals with your friends, you do your homeworks … Continue reading

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Live from the middle of a snowstorm

Well, here we are, exactly 9 days before spring break begins, and I’m writing this from the shelter of my room looking out over Bard’s central campus, listening to the sounds of snow plowing trucks as they’re battling with Mother … Continue reading

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Winter break, transition and my great classes here

As Trixi and Julcsi have already expressed in previous posts, these last 2 months have been like a weird dream. One day you are discussing the crazy traffic of the Upper East side in Manhattan with a taxi driver and … Continue reading

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An end, a beginning, and something in between

The past two months have been so surreal – I’ve had to say goodbye to my life in New York, then I spent a bit of time at home in Hungary, and now I’ve been at Bard’s Annandale campus for … Continue reading

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Thankful to be in NYC

Another month went by unbelievably fast – life does not seem to slow down even for one second here in New York. Now it’s less than four weeks until the end of this semester and BGIA, and until I fly … Continue reading

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Empire state of mind

Hello everyone! My name’s Beatrix Vas (or Trixi), I graduated this summer from Corvinus University of Budapest with a BA in International Relations, and I’m one of the Kellner Scholars who are spending the first semester of this year participating in … Continue reading

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A week in California and a weekend in Philadelphia

California – San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Pacific Coast Highway My last class at Bard was on a Friday afternoon and the next morning I was off to New York. I didn’t have much time to enjoy being in the … Continue reading

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Spring semester in Annandale-on-Hudson

It sounds unbelievable but it’s been already three weeks since I came back to Hungary. After living in the US for 10 months the adjustment to moving back is not easy. But still, to make these first few weeks a … Continue reading

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New York and Easter peeps

Over the last couple of weeks, I could take two weekend trips to New York, and both times were really fun. First, toward the end of March, I went to look at the UN Headquarters and the Archives of Sound … Continue reading

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