Are You Thinking of Grad School?

Are you thinking of grad school? Asking yourself if it is for you? Last May, I graduated with my master’s in strategic communications for social change and advocacy. The biggest thing I feel now is gratitude. I’m grateful for the privilege of a higher education. I acknowledge that’s what this is: a huge privilege. Now that […]

June 14, 2021

Are You Thinking of Grad School?

career, Living in London, Masters

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London No. 02: How to Meet New People

Before we jump into it, I must point out that I am an “extroverted introvert.” Putting myself out there, using my voice, and learning how to meet new people — for me — is a choice. It is not something that comes naturally to me. I decide to take these steps to meet new people […]

October 10, 2019

How to Meet New People, London

Lifestyle, Living in London, Travel

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London No. 01: Moving to London!

Have you ever stepped back and realized, “I am living in a moment that, at one point, I dreamt about!” That’s what this first week of moving to London has felt like for me. In January of this year, I was in full internship-search mode. I was reaching out to friends at the World Bank, […]

September 29, 2019

Moving to London, Elisabeth Huijskens

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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At the Royal Wedding!

While I didn’t receive a direct invitation from HRH Prince Harry and newly-Duchess Meghan, I did have a whirlwind of fun joining 100,000 others outside of Windsor Castle to accompany the couple on their historical day. (And while I somehow wasn’t invited to their intimate reception, I did get photos of the beautiful newlyweds. In one, Harry […]

May 20, 2018

Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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