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  1. Ah, you're lucky to have a car. I think I'll ask my course directors if they can put me in touch with people. I'll have a look at Sassafras though, thank you.
  2. Do you have any recommendations? Every time I find a one, I check Reddit and there are terrible reviews.... Plus, I don't have a car, and I am only on an MA stipend of $16,000, so I'm a lot more limited than most.
  3. How's your search going? I've been admitted for Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures but finding it really hard to find a good place to live!
  4. Hi all, well done on your admissions! Is anyone searching for housing yet? How's it going? I'm finding it particularly challenging at the moment, especially from abroad.
  5. Is anyone going to be attending IU this fall? I had to defer from last year, but am hoping my funding comes through (again), and I can start in August.
  6. Hi, I haven't seen a thread for IU this year so thought I would start one. I'm planning to do an MA in NELC (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, specialising in Egypt).
  7. I'm from the UK and am taking a TA position at Indiana. I won't start teaching classes until 2021, but was wondering, how much prep do you guys do for your classes, and how much time per week do you spend on TA duties outside of your own postgraduate studies? I'm going to be teaching ancient languages if this helps.
  8. Hi from a confused European, I've been accepted to grad school (NELC, Egyptology) at Indiana, and it's made me realise that I know nothing about the American education system. In the UK, our MAs are super independent and there are barely any contact hours per week, with only a few assignments per semester. Obviously I realise it will differ by subject and discipline, but should I expect regular testing? Do I make my own notes or are you given course notes? Are there lots of presentations and tests or large assignments? Thanks in advance!
  9. Edminzodo

    Bloomington, IN

    Does anyone else have any good, 1 bedroom or studio apartment complexes that they could recommend? Cheers, Ed
  10. I got my NELC acceptance for Indiana yesterday. Not sure if this helps.
  11. My course said it on the webpage so maybe check that. I have no idea if it changes a lot, or at all, but best of luck!
  12. Edminzodo

    Bloomington, IN

    Thanks so much, I will drop you a PM soon. I've been told that my fees are $600 so I don't think that'll be too much of an issue, but I am quite concerned about housing. I appreciate your help!
  13. Edminzodo

    Bloomington, IN

    Okay - I wasn't planning on saving, in all honesty. Do you think I'd be able to get a 1 bed for under 700? Don't mind walking, biking or taking the bus but I'd rather not sign up to live with someone I didn't know in my first year?
  14. Edminzodo

    Bloomington, IN

    I've been offered the same - how are you coping?
  15. Ah, modern means more practical, at least! No, same here. I am a re-applicant from last year, and I had had a subject interview by this time last year, so very nervous! Hopefully we hear soon.
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