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Adventures in the Big Apple and in Massachusetts

In my last post, I wrote how busy my first weeks were here at Trinity. Well, life only got busier since then but I can’t complain. The workload for my classes is enormous, I only study this much at home … Continue reading

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Culture shock is a thing

Imagine all the movies you’ve seen about American college life, try to collect all the clichés from the frat parties, the jocks sitting at separate tables, sports you hardly even heard about (let alone knowing how to play them), to … Continue reading

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Spring semester at Trinity and trip to West Coast

This belated post tries to wrap up my adventures during spring semester. As I came back I dived back into my life here and managed to finish my masters and had a pretty busy summer but I had the chance … Continue reading

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First weeks as a Bantam

Hi everyone, my name is Zsófi Veér and I’m going to update you from Trinity for the next two semesters. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at ELTE this summer right after I was offered the opportunity of becoming … Continue reading

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Unwinding in Hawaii

As I am sitting in my childhood room in the village where I grew up, the feeling is slowly sinking in; this year did come to an end. The tasks that await the returning Kellner scholar are bearable, which makes … Continue reading

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Comics, alligators and butterflies

Conferences and their attendants represent a distinct subculture. Awkward small talk before the events, cold coffee, cheap snacks, white socks peeking out of the too short legs of trousers, elbow patches, hopeless battles with projectors and people developing scholarly crushes … Continue reading

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Here and there

I have not written here for a while, so here are my adventures since November, with a lot of pictures. In November with Kata, Zsófi and István we spent a long weekend in Toronto which was quite awesome. Our main … Continue reading

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How I Became an Elementary School Student Again

Over the Trinity Days I visited Washington D.C. I managed to choose Presidents’ Day to go so the whole town was full of elementary school groups and children who were going through the ritual of becoming a self-conscious US citizens. … Continue reading

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Exploring New England

The second semester has kicked off at Trinity as well (actually we’re almost halfway through, next week is midterms already). The classes I’m taking are simply amazing. I decided to enroll in four of them; in American National Government, we … Continue reading

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How I Watched Bisons Instead of the Golden Gate Bridge

I’ve spent the last week of my winter break in San Francisco. I’m not as familiar with the West Coast and I kept hearing that SF is worth seeing. My only experience with the Western side of the US so … Continue reading

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