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Oh Canada.

To anyone who knows the Edinburgh third year exchange system, you will know the Carleton place is more often than not, rejected. My personal experience was one of frustration – desperately ringing up the exchange office on a weekly basis, hoping an international place may have become available. As my flatmates chatted over accepted places to Sydney, Beijing, and Amsterdam, I told myself that I would ‘take anything’, go ‘anywhere’ – as long as I didn’t have to stay at Edinburgh and (God forbid) have my third year at university actually ‘count’.