I MOVED COUNTRIES! Oui, c'est vrai.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Hola readers,

I shall explain my abrupt hiatus. About two weeks ago I got accepted to a Master of Sciences program in Illinois, and I decided to jump on the offer (even whilst waiting for 3 other schools to get back to me). In 1.5 weeks, I moved my entire life to a small town north of Chicago. It's pretty exciting, and I plan on heading down to the city many times - I'm from Toronto, so getting "city-sick" is going to hit pretty soon. I need my traffic congestion, loud noises, and non-stop action. I'll be living here until June, which is when my accelerated Masters ends. My apartment is 88% complete, just a few misc items left to buy. I may be M.I.A for another bit; being an international student makes setting accounts really tedious. Anywho, I hope you're all doing well! Please tell me what plans you have for the summer, and places I should visit in Chicago!

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13 comments on "I MOVED COUNTRIES! Oui, c'est vrai."
  1. Good luck with your studies! Looking forward to more posts! ;)


  2. How exciting! Best of luck. I've always wanted to visit Chicago

  3. Dinner at Avec is a must.
    Also, Ikram is great for a browse, since it is a favorite of Mrs. Obama. Just be prepared for sticker shock.

  4. Welcome to Chicago! Where are you going to school?

  5. I just found out I got a $2,500 scholarship!
    You and I deserve a totally narcissistic, in-honor-of-us party!
    CONGRATS gorgeous (:

    ♥, Ette


  6. congrats Chantelle! I'm so excited for you. do an apartment post when it's complete!

  7. Ette, Congratsssss!!!
    Sienna, I'll do one when I work up the courage to show my humble abode. :P But good idea!

  8. wow im so excited for you! congrats on the acceptance and the move. ive never been to chi town :(

  9. congrats!
    chicago is a great city.
    xo chauss

  10. Congratulations!! I'm quite jealous, I've always loved Chicago (though never been). xx

  11. good luck! changing countries and dealing with the distance is never easy, but i'm sure you'll have a blast! It's an awesom experience!



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