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Maramureș is a densely forested county in the north of Romania that makes you feel as if you’ve stumbled into a Grimm’s fairy tale.   Something I especially loved about the area was its wooden churches. We drove from one little … Continue reading

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Three part one: when the professor talks, I listen

So here’s a funny thing that happened this week. A little background is required:  All students in the IB Diploma Program have to write an Extended Essay. It’s a pretty rigorous thing, a sort of senior paper on steroids. Every school … Continue reading

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