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Jasilyn, Ufa

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday January 04, 2017 (10:51:18)   (578 Reads)
Jasilyn
Who are you?

My name is Jasilyn, and I am a 27-year-old American from a suburb outside of Cleveland, Ohio. I attended both the University of Cincinnati and Cleveland State University where I studied history, secondary education, and ESL.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Russia

Russia

Polly Barks, Moscow

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday February 05, 2013 (22:31:03)   (3156 Reads)
Polly Barks
Who are you?

My name is Polly Barks, and I'm a 24-year-old English teacher. I'm originally from a tiny Northern Virginia town about an hour away from Washington, D.C. I attended university at Beloit College in Beloit, WI. I graduated in 2010 and majored in Russian Studies and International Relations.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I have been living and teaching English in Moscow, Russia for the past three years. Like many Americans, I had a lot of trouble finding a job after university. I decided that, since I had studied Russian throughout university (and briefly studied in Kaliningrad, Russia), I would take a job in Moscow.   more ...