All posts by Annisa Budiman

One Crazy Night in New York (But Can We Get Back in Time for Class?)

by Annisa Budiman - Posts (4). Posted Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 at 5:19 pm

New York is where everything happens! All the best places to visit, restaurants to try, and concerts to attend. Unfortunately, I live 5 hours away from New York in Washington, D.C. But when I heard that my favorite group, Swedish House Mafia, would be performing their last tour worldwide, and that their closest stop to […]

Q+A: Making it Easy and Cheap to Eat in the US

by Annisa Budiman - Posts (4). Posted Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Creative Commons photo: Flickr user superfem Many of my friends back home are on the verge of graduating and are planning to continue their studies overseas. They’ve had a a multitude of questions for me ranging from, “Do you have to go to parties every week?” to “How is Obama treating you there?” But surprisingly, […]

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Host Family, Apartment or Dorm? Picking a Place to Live

by Annisa Budiman - Posts (4). Posted Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 10:08 pm

When I started this year at school, I knew my ideal living situation couldn’t last much longer. I had come over to the U.S. with my parents, and had lived with them for most of my education, but now they were moving back to Indonesia and I had only a few months to figure out […]

Learning to Live Without My Family

by Annisa Budiman - Posts (4). Posted Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 11:29 am

Being raised with Eastern roots, I have gotten used to a lot of things growing up. I can’t eat a full meal without rice, I can’t sleep without a bolster pillow, and I can’t imagine living without my parents. Even at the age of 21, when “leaving the nest” is normal in some cultures, in […]

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