My journey across the pond started off a little bittersweet. I had spent the entire summer in Seattle with my family. I worked with my mother at Pottery Barn Kids, as well as at Free People in order to make enough money to save and come here. Let me tell you, that this money is much needed. If you are reading this right now, if you are thinking about going out and buying tons of items for something you are only going to wear one time. STOP! Save your money, it will be worth it in the end. I can already tell that this experience is going to be well worth the money. I just have to spend it wisely. That said, make sure you do have enough supplies to keep you warm in this cold climate.
Words cannot describe how excited I am to be living here in London. When I got off the plane, I tried not to jade my first entrance into England by how tired and wacky I was feeling. Reality finally set in when I got to campus and walked into my halls of residence. Listening and talking to UK students was interesting and everyone was very sweet when helping me find where I needed to go to find my dorm. However, I was relieved when I found some fellow American students providing a sense of hominess and comfort.
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