It’s been a few weeks since I left Sweden and I’ve started to realize that there are some things I’m already missing, and some that I could easily live without. I’ll try to explain… Weather I will definitely not miss the dark and cold Swedish winter (especially when I’m sunbathing in beautiful beaches along the… Read More Things I will (not) miss from Sweden
In my last post I already gave you the reasons to go on an exchange, how to apply for it though? There are a few ways to do it, and they vary a little bit from one programme to another, but here are the main steps! Checklist for everyone wanting to study abroad Check your… Read More How to apply for an exchange?
I’m going on exchange! Soon I’ll be flying to the other side of the globe to spend a few months working on my master’s thesis in Santiago, Chile. And today, I want to convince you to do like me. Here is my list of why going on exchange is such a great idea!* *This can… Read More Why you should go on exchange – even if you already switched country to study
I bet you see lots of suggestions to how you SHOULD plan and write your master’s thesis, right? But there’s a big difference between what should happen and what actually happens, so here’s my story – which might teach you to start planning earlier or that everything is not always perfect but can still work out.… Read More The 5 stages of (failing at) planning your Master thesis and how it works out in the end
When you move to Sweden, where salaries are high and taxes are high, you should expect prices to be high as well. It might get very difficult to survive in pricey Stockholm, but you can always look for a part time job to help you out with the bills. If you speak Swedish there is… Read More 6 ideas for how to earn money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish
So, how is dating up there in Sweden? Every time I talk to people back home in Spain about the wonders of Sweden and how great is living and studying here, that’s their first question. Important things first, right? Naturally, if you are single in your mid-20s and planning to spend at least the next… Read More What to expect when dating Swedish men?
One of the best things about studying abroad is going back home. And Christmas time is a wonderful time to do so. Surprising your family and friends and spending a couple of weeks with them, charging batteries and eating as much as you can! It’s funny to get back home and see that nothing has… Read More New year, new semester
Hej hej! The other day I came across with a very funny post about very useful Swedish words with no English translation that I totally want to share with you, so there we go: 1. Mysa It would be similar to the English word snuggle, but with the … Read More 7 Swedish words that English should adopt!
Sorry it took me so long to be back on the blogging thing, but this month has been crazy busy, and by the time I wanted to realize it’s almost December! You, prospective students, have two months left to submit your applications, and my fellow bloggers already talked about their programs, but, why would you… Read More Why Public Health?
It’s been two months since the academic course started and most of us have already taken our first subject, which means we have done our first exam, and it is time for results! As Masters students we already know a couple of things about taking exams… but grading system is a completely different thing. International… Read More Swedish grading system