May 14, 2018

Prior to moving to the Netherlands, I tapped into the Fulbright network and emailed everyone asking for tips about the transition to Dutch living. My underlying hope was that I would also make some friends. A handful of people sent me pragmatic lengthy emails filled wi...

February 26, 2018

She walks in with her purse in one hand and sandwich in the other. She puts them on her desk and immediately rushes over the opposite corner of the lab where she playfully punches her friend in the arm. She then runs back to her desk, adjusts her pants, and takes a sea...

January 23, 2018

One of my favorite parts about living in New York was combining friend groups from different aspects of my life. Hockey friends, rugby friends, work friends—connecting people was a weekly occurrence. Needless to say, moving to a new country where I knew hardly anyone w...

January 22, 2018

Fulbright orientation was scheduled for Thursday, four days after my arrival in Amsterdam. After a week filled with the logistics of moving to a new country, I was excited to learn more about the education system and dive into my project.

My alarm went off at 7:20, whic...

January 3, 2018

When I tell people I was awarded a Fulbright scholarship their reactions typically fall into two categories: awe, or they have no idea what a Fulbright scholarship is.

If you fall into the second bucket, here is a quick run down courtesy of their website:


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