Tag - Student Life

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College is called Uni in the UK?
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Wednesdays
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Tuesdays
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Before and After
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Campus Center
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A Week at NTC
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Weird things about the UK
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My Week In A Glance (In Pictures)
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Campus Shenanigans Part 2
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Balancing Work & Family

College is called Uni in the UK?

So there are quite a few words that are different in the UK than what an American would say. There are obviously phrases that Brits say that we would not normally say, but there are also everyday common words that they use but we would say something else. For the most part they are easy to figure out but it is curious how many common words are so different. They can’t understand why we have to make all of our words describe what the object is (for example we have to say bath tub instead of bath because otherwise we[…]

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Before and After

The 39 Steps is closed now. However here is some pretty neat before and after selfies of each of the cast members in the green room. We arrived about 2 hours before the show began every night to get all ready. From Blake Holden to Mr. Memory From Brandon Baker to Compere From Elisa Davis to Mrs. Higgins From Ericka Grimes to Annabella Schmidt From Quinn North to Richard Hannay From Alexandra Bonar to Pamela From Christian Steward to Salesman   Goodbye 39 Steps! Here in a couple of weeks we will receive news of the shows we will be doing[…]

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A Week at NTC

What does a week at NTC look like? It looks completely different from a week at MNU, I can tell you that much. A typical week at NTC is first of all only three days. We go to school Monday through Wednesday. The idea is that you are in class for so many hours, but then you do the majority of the learning on your own. I’ll give you an example of my typical week here. On Monday, my first class isn’t until 11 am. Typically I sleep until like 10:30 and if I have time go to the coffee[…]

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Weird things about the UK

Now that I have been living in the United Kingdom for almost seven months now, there are a few different things that I have picked up that you can only recognize when you have lived somewhere for a while that are different from the way we do things in the United States. For the most part I have found that the UK culture is very similar to our own but there are a few minor differences that you can pick up on that just seem strange to an American. 1. Their lemonade is clear and bubbly. Instead of the lemonade[…]

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My Week In A Glance (In Pictures)

My week has been packed with things which was a pleasant change from being sick for a whole week before that. Instead of writing a ton of words here like usually, I thought I would just post a bunch of pictures to show you what my week was like.  I had the idea because MNU’s website has this handy function of showing you a whole week in advance (you just have to chose a certain week). It is really good to print out schedules and see what your classes look like. Also, not only is this blog more interesting than reading, but[…]

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Balancing Work & Family

Week 18 Vlog. This video highlights my open forum of balancing work and family. Join the discussion and comment your opinion below Songs: True North, Adam Selzer

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