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Today I Moved to London!

Today I moved to London!

I'll be here for two years on a Marshall Scholarship, which funds up to 50 Americans under the age of 26 to go to graduate school in the United Kingdom each year. The scholarship is named for Secretary of State George Marshall. It was established by the British Parliament in 1953 to thank the American people for helping out the UK after World War II with financial assistance called the Marshall Plan. (Throwback to high-school history class, right?)
For all you Yankees out there: the United Kingdom includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It's currently part of the European Union, but the people have voted for "Brexit," so the UK is scheduled to leave the EU on October 31, 2019. Stay tuned for some political turmoil.

There are 48 scholars in my cohort, studying everything from inequalities and social science, to HIV prevention, to law and the internet, to  theoretical physics, to experimental psychology. If you want to read mor…

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