“UEA is unique in that it is one of the only universities to offer the split-year” Amelia on her experiences at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and the University of Hong Kong

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” ― Miriam Adeney How does one compare two very distinct experiences? It’s almost impossible but also grossly unfair. Why should…

“With 100% of my being I urge you to break out of your comfort zone, choose the split-year and reap its rewards” Amelia at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and the University of Hong Kong

When pressed to decide whether to stay at one institution for a whole year or to choose the split-year, I was in a terrible conundrum. Remaining in America would give me the freedom to travel north, south, east and west (basically as many places as I could physically squeeze in), immerse myself in all of the typical American college experiences like joining a sorority,…