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Angela Pupino

American University
London - Health Practice & Policy

Hi, I’m Angela! I’m a junior at American University, where I’m majoring in International Studies and minoring in Public Health. I enjoy drinking hot chocolate, reading good books, and singing along to *every* song on the Hamilton soundtrack. I grew up in the Rust Belt, live in DC, and can’t wait to study healthcare and experience life in London. I’m not throwing away my shot!

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February 8, 2017

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I wrote a cheesy love poem for London. I am in love with this city, with the people I have met, and with the classes I am taking. But every good relationship has to start somewhere. How did I know that IES Abroad’s London Health Practice and Policy Program was right for me?

January 30, 2017

Watching Stonehenge rise up from the Salisbury Plain was surreal.

January 23, 2017

On Friday, I attended a lecture at Oxford University. On Saturday, I visited Cambridge University. On Sunday, I met some students at the London School of Economics as well as the Bishop of London. So I think now is a good time to ask: What happens when a poor student from the American Midwest meets some pretty amazing people?

January 19, 2017

There is something indescribably massive about life in London.
I have some advice for when it feels a bit... too massive.

December 31, 2016

A week before I left for my semester in London, I took a (small) risk.