I will not talk about uncertainty in Cost-Effectiveness evaluation, one of the topics I am dealing with in my current course. But about that feeling we all had during our application process and all the steps that came after deciding to study at KI and finally arriving.
One of the purposes of this student blog telling our experiences is to show prospective students that coming to study at Karolinska Institutet and to live in Stockholm is not an impossible quest. And everybody, you and us, know that information reduces the uncertainty if it comes from reliable sources. During these days I have been answering questions from a couple of applicants that have been accepted. I see myself asking question and wanting to know everything. Each student has his* own concerns depending if his origin, background and other specific considerations. While receiving and answering questions I can see that the digital ambassadors job is actually helping others to make decisions, to focus on the important things and to reduce stress on others that can be managed when somebody else tells you how to do it.
I know that other Digital Ambassadors are also receiving questions and advice consultations, even more frequently than I have had. All of them are trying to do their best with their own opinion. On behalf of the prospective students we were I want to say thank you to them (us). And for admitted students, keep contacting us. If we consider the answers could be of interest for other people we will write a post here with them instead of answering directly.
You can find posts from KI Digital Ambassador addressing specific topics of interest for all of us. Here are some of many:
- Alexandra interviewed some of her class mates. Read what they think.
- Laura talks about finding housing in Stockholm and reviewed her first semester course by course
- Andrew talks about walking around Stockholm
- Caity shows one of the very special things of being KI student and Digital Ambassador. (By the way, you can also be one of us!)
- And you can meet all the ambassadors that write in this blog (and the video bloggers also). Each one has a particular point of view and that is one of the amazing things of studying at KI.
* I use the the pronoun “his” and not other because all of the admitted students that have contacted me are men. Political correctness clarification 🙂 And because I understand that language could be sexist I am trying to avoid that inequity issue.