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Students at the Department of Commerce

Melanie Francis: Post #3

It has been 12 weeks and there are only 5 weeks left! Time truly has flown by! It takes time to adjust …

Jacob at the UAE Embassy

Jacob Hill: Post #2

As I write this, I am struggling through a daze of fatigue and cold medicine. Nonetheless, despite my present illness, I will …

Hanging out with friends on a break.

Melanie Francis: Post #2

Starting this second blog has made me reflect on the fact that the entire program is already one-third of the way done! …

The Capitol Building

Jacob Hill: Post #1

In the four weeks I’ve been in Washington DC, I can summarize my experience as stressful, exciting, and strikingly unfamiliar. That’s the short and sweet of it. But that’s not a very interesting blog, so here it goes…

The Capitol Building, Washington, DC

Melanie Francis: Post #1

After counting down the months, weeks, and finally the days until my move to Washington, DC, I can now say that I have safely arrived and have begun to explore this beautiful city and all that it has to offer.