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Change in to High Gear

Hi, I’m Janne Vepsäläinen, and I was one the lucky six that got to experience Stanford in the summer of 2013. I haven’t written nearly as prolifically as Tiina, Mikko, Arttu, Antti or Suse, and while there are many reasons … Continue reading

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Last words

Some time has passed after leaving the Branner Hall and Stanford campus for the last time, so now it is a good moment for my last words regarding the amazing summer experience I had at Stanford. At first I want … Continue reading

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Dreams do come true

I guess it’s also time for me to realise that I’m not in Stanford anymore. Adapting to my life here back in Finland has been hard, to say the least, but on the other hand that only tells how great … Continue reading

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It’s over and done

Finally it’s all over and most of us have left the US and gone more or less back to our normal lifes (well, I’m still travelling in Germany and on the way back to Finland but at least I’m back … Continue reading

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The end is near

Hi! Before coming here, I thought I would be writing here at least once a week. Well, when we arrived at Stanford, I was lagging behind with blogging the road-trip we made with Tiina and Mikko, that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Stanford culture

Time flies really fast here! It feels like we all just got here and now we have only two precious weeks left. Midterms are over for those who had them, and for me my group projects are drawing to a … Continue reading

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Studying at Stanford vs. Aalto

Hi again! After five weeks of studying here at Stanford, I think I finally have enough experience to say something about the teachers and teaching methods used here, and how they partly differ those of Aalto. These observations are based … Continue reading

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Stanford Campus

The campus area in Stanford is nothing like we’re used to back in Finland. First of all, some claim that it’s the largest in the world when measured by land area utilized. For the first days it was definitely hard … Continue reading

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hello (from Suse)

Hello from the next lucky Aalto student studying in Stanford this summer! Yes, it’s me: I’m Suse Miessner. I study my Masters in New Media at Media Lab, School of Art, Design and Architecture. I’m originally German with a background … Continue reading

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Hello Stanford!

Hi everyone, My name is Mikko Haavisto and I’m participating in the Stanford Summer International Honors Program (SSIHP) this summer with other Aalto scholars. We have been at Stanford already for two weeks, but the time has passed so fast … Continue reading

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