The St Andrews 7: Representing the UC in Scotland

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve been obsessed with the United Kingdom. Growing up hearing stories about Scotland from my parents, I was eager to embrace the culture of royalty, Jane Austen and “The Great British Baking Show.” I drank tea, watched the BBC, listened to radio theater (“Cabin
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STEM majors branch out overseas

For students in science, technology, engineering and math fields, studying abroad while working toward a rigorous major might be a daunting task. But according to six UC Berkeley STEM majors who shared their study abroad experiences, making the experience worthwhile just comes down to careful planning.
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A view of Princes Street, taken from North Bridge.

Foreign language immersion

“That’s so weird!” I mused, observing my surroundings on Princes Street, a popular tourist destination in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. Exactly what I thought was weird, I can’t recall through my still-jet-lagged haze. Perhaps it was the statue of a lion covered in pennies (or pence as they’re called here), or
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