Taking second semester by storm

Cześć! Hello from Warsaw. This post’s featured image is the view from my balcony; pretty sweet, right? The GlobalMBA has officially been here for one month, and I must say, we have no complaints! School began one week ago. I like how we have Monday’s and Friday’s off. Although we are sitting in lectures for six […]

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C’ya later Cologne!

Cologne- you were great. The laid back city vibes will be missed. Now on to bigger cities, aka the capital of Poland: Warsaw. After a three hour flight delay, where the passengers were asked to remain seated on the boarded air craft, our plane finally took off. Don’t fret; two complimentary refreshments were served.. how […]

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Wrapping up 2014

Happy New Year, y’all! I must admit it has been quite the adventure juggling school, holidays, and my recovering foot altogether! I am excited to inform you all my foot has officially healed, meaning I finally am allowed to wear a matching pair of shoes! (no high heels for a while though :P). Since we […]

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At promptly 11 minutes past 11 am on the 11th of November, Karneval , the fifth season, kicks off. The entire city dresses up in costume while celebrating in the streets. For more information pertaining to Cologne’s unique tradition, check out this link : http://www.koelnerkarneval.de/en/cologne-carnival/ To prepare for Karneval, some of my classmates and I decided to dress […]

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Starbucks Sunday

It’s official: Starbucks Sunday is a thing. It is the only place open where I can access unlimited Cafe Americano’s with free Wifi. Makes me feel close to home too. Currently I am taking a brief break from my Global Economics homework (thank you Professor Sander), and I would like to reflect on the highlight’s […]

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I have been happily settled in my home away from home for almost a month now! I think it is fair to say I am adapting to the German culture. I owe a huge thanks to my Karibu buddy, Anil. Karibu is an international buddy program that my school, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, offers. The […]

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Hi! My name is Kathryn Miedaner, but you can call me Katie Beth. I am twenty two years old, and I just received my Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Sewanee: The University of the South. Tucked away on the Cumberland Plateau, this liberal arts college, comprised just short of 1,500 students, takes thorough satisfaction instilling pride […]

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