On to the next one…

After almost 2 years in Germany – and 5 years working for the same company (new record) – I’ve decided to make a life change and my pursue my master’s degree.

The first question people ask is – “Where? In Germany or the U.S.?” “Neither,” is my response, with a crooked grin.

So, I’m actually headed to… *drum roll please* … The Netherlands! I will attend Maastricht University, which is located in the southern part of the country. It is approximately 30 minutes away from Aachen, Germany, and a lot of people there also speak German. Thankfully, it’s The Netherlands and they all speak English as well.

I was fortunate enough to attend TedxMaastricht  this year (will post more about this inspiring event another time) and also took the opportunity to check out the school while I was in town. While I was there, I was so happy to hear and see a mixture of languages and people.  It’s a really cute city, very international, with cute restaurants and a diverse population.

There’s still a lot to do and finalize before I leave, and I have about 3 weeks left to go. Ironically enough, I will also be able to talk freely about my experience in Germany. So please, expect updated about The Netherlands and Germany! Till then, on to the next one…


3 thoughts on “On to the next one…

  • September 24, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Hi Kim, found your page through your Twitter profile (you recently followed me). Good luck on your life in Maastricht. I lived there for over a year and truly enjoyed it. I attended a Master’s program at the same faculty as you.

    I also read your funny post about biking. It’s even more challenging here in Amsterdam, when you’re caught in a bike rush hour/traffic jam!

    • September 24, 2012 at 11:11 am

      Hi Clarence! I recently read your article where you interview Moran Barkai, who is an alumnae of my program and was a guest lecturer last week.

      I must admit that I’ve decided to leave my bike in Germany. With my lack of coordination, it’s better to protect everyone by sparing them ;-).


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