Katie Hawkins

Katie Hawkins

I'm Katie, a third year English Literature and Philosophy student! I am spending my Autumn term of my third year studying abroad at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, USA. So for the rest of 2019 you will be able to find me avoiding the Cardiff rain reading a book on a Californian beach!


Latest posts

What my American dorm room is like

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Katie Hawkins

Perhaps one of the most daunting parts of spending a semester abroad in America is the thought of dorm rooms, I’m sure we all have enough horror stories from our time in Taly to last a lifetime. Unlike Taly however, in America, the chances are you will be sharing your dorm-room and as most college
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My first month in America

Posted on 16 September 2019 by Katie Hawkins

I’ve now been in Los Angeles for a month, so I thought it was time I shared some of my experiences of living and studying in a different country so far! Read on to find out what I’ve been getting up to in the last month! I’ll be honest and tell you that the first
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American VISAs 101

Posted on 3 September 2019 by Katie Hawkins

So you’ve been offered a place to study abroad in America! That’s great, but once the excitement has worn off you may start to worry about getting an American VISA. That’s why I’m going to explain the process that I went through to get my VISA to hopefully make the process a little less stressful for you!
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