Alumni USA

That Stereotypical (But Cool) “Wow” Moment

Greetings from New Jersey, i-student global readers! The last time I checked in with this blog, I was regaling you with my epic tales...

The Perfect Job for Me

Greetings i-studentglobal readers and fans! It seems that even with the responsibilities I now hold in my new position as North American Officer and US...

A New Job and a New Home

In January 2013, I applied for a position I was interested in at the crowdfunding company Indiegogo in San Francisco. I vividly remember being scheduled...

Teaching, Recruiting, Blogging, and Mastering “The Crab Dance”

Hello, i-studentglobal readers! My last blog focused on “what happened next” after I graduated from the University of Limerick. Well, I am happy to report...

If You Want to Find a Career You Love, Start Doing Something Crazy

When I reflect on my years after college graduation, I always regret not pushing myself harder to break out of my comfort zone. From a...

Paddling Against the Current

When I was in college, I always got the look of "you must be crazy" or "your family must be rich" from my Chinese...

What’s Next?

Before I begin this blog, I want to start by saying how fortunate and how blessed I am. I was just informed that I will...

The Five E’s of Study Abroad

Since my arrival in Ireland for graduate school, several people have approached me with the ever-popular question, “Why did you choose to study abroad?”. Well, I've been...

The Quote That Inspires

“Far away, there in the sunshine, are my highest aspirations.  I may not reach them but I can see their beauty, believe in them,...

How to Make Friends

L. M. Montgomery’s character Anne Shirley, the protagonist of her Anne of Green Gables Series, says the following about friendships: “Kindred Spirits are not so...

Whiskey and the Truth…

“Whiskey and truth should both be served straight up, Doctor.” Hello everyone! For those of you who only know me through my recent blog post, there’s...