The Australians don’t really rush too many things, including international student applications. I submitted my application in August and now, four months later, I have received confirmation of enrollment. If I can get my student visa and my housing set-up, I’m going. And I will get my student visa and housing set-up. The firstday of class is February 14th (!), so I leave sometime before that. If you want a postcard, I’ll be happy to send you one. Just e-mail me your address.
The ROTC guys “don’t encourage” Studying Abroad, however, which means I might not get to go to a school this summer. I had my heart set on Air Assault (two weeks of learning how to rappel out of helicopters, 101st style). Now, because of
In an interesting turn of events, my German class has gotten worse since Kerry lost the election. Herr Taylor isn’t an in-your-face-liberal or anything, but his disappointment and disgust was pretty visible on Nov. 3. Since then, our homework has doubled – in both quantity and difficulty.
The only other semi-interesting thing that I’ve done in the time since our last chat was a little road trip to
We also walked around downtown and ate some delicious Iowegian soft serve. There were a few knuckleheads
(three prepubescent MTV-thug wannabes), but everyone one else was incredibly tactfully, well-spoken, and articulate. I was impressed – heck, without my chaperon, I don’t think I would’ve lasted more than two seconds in
Also, if you happen to be in