“Time Flies”

Time flies indeed. It seems like it was yesterday when I was back in my country, writing my first blog and dreaming of how my experience at this school would unfold. I can still smell the aroma of the food my mom was cooking that day. I image many of you would agree that it…

“Madison Through my Lens”

I arrived in Madison around 10:30 a.m. on a Monday and headed toward the university. I wanted to reach Bascom Hill first and take a picture with the statue of Abraham Lincoln. That moment is when I would be convinced that I have, indeed, reached Madison (mission accomplished). I find Madison to be a very…

“The Badger’s Prep”

Abraham Lincoln once said, “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I would spend seven hours sharpening my axe”. You don’t have to be an expert on trees and axes to get this quote. It simply emphasizes the importance of preparation in undertaking every act; and in this case, I am going…

“I Can’t Wait to be a Badger! Can You?”

Do you remember where you were and what you were doing when you finally saw that threatening email? “Your admission decision is available at your UW student portal,” read part of the message. When I saw the email, all I could manage to say to the friend sitting next to me was “Allan I think…