Langston is one of our US students who is in his fourth year in Trinity. Here he lets us know about her experience of moving to Ireland to study at Trinity.
Over the past four years that I have been studying at Trinity, the most persistent question I am asked by Americans and Irish alike is precisely why I chose to attend.
I have yet to find a satisfying answer.
Unlike many of my expatriate peers, I had no Irish heritage, had never visited the country before submitting my application, and had no preceding love for Irish literature or culture. Instead, I chose Trinity because I wanted to be in Europe, wanted to study amongst places that had a tangible history, and—perhaps most importantly—was immensely charmed by my first emergence from College Green onto the rounded cobblestones of Front Square.
The small high school I attended in Seattle, Washington proved itself to…
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