What I'm Thinking

Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca
Double rainbow beside the Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca.

In this post, I curate the rest of my scenic photos from the time I studied abroad, as well as from my summer in New York City.

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Kronborg Castle
Kronborg Castle, the setting of the famous Shakespeare play, Hamlet. This also happens to be my website's background.

In a previous blog post, I promised a showcase of the photos I’ve taken in 2016, when I studied abroad from January to May and when I interned at Google in New York City over the summer. I’ll be splitting this up into two parts because I have over thirty photos to show. If you want a quick sneak peek, head on over to my Instagram page for more.

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Over the past year or so, I’ve taken an amateur interest in vexillology, the study of flags and their design. The subject fascinates me. At its very core, a flag is a simple piece of fabric with a design. However, a lot of people would say that a flag is more than just that; it also carries meaning and symbolism.

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The very first step towards breaking into the tech industry and get an internship (or a fellowship or research position) is to write up a resume. However, not just any resume would do. A great resume is easy to read and effectively communicates your qualifications to the reader. Looking back at my freshman year resume, I realized that it did a fairly poor job at that.

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Why I Studied Abroad
13 January 2017

Lunds Domkyrka
The cathedral in Lund

About a year ago, I flew off to Sweden for a study abroad semester at Lund University. And a year later, I think that studying abroad was the best choice I’ve ever made, and it has ignited my passion for travelling and experiencing other cultures. But when I was researching study abroad programs in the fall of 2015, I also needed to convince my parents, who help pay for my education, that studying abroad is a good idea.

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