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Emma Baumhofer
Worked at Hello Switzerland
Attends London School of Economics
Lives in Bern, Switzerland
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In the past couple of months that I've been away from the blog, I moved to Switzerland and started a new job. Leaving "home" yet again - although I am rarely there - puts into perspective the urgen...
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The interview process is a singularly humiliating experience of self promotion. Showcase your talents concisely and humbly. Prove you are an appealing person. Adapt to your interviewer, gauge their...
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There was suddenly an insistent rapping on my family’s door. It was a Tuesday night, about 8 pm,  winter, very dark out, and raining on top of that. Despite the unexpectedness of the late caller th...
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If you read my post Ejido Erendia 19 you’ll know that I popped down to Baja not too long ago with a couple of pretty cool cats. That post let you in on a small and whimsical sliver of our adventure...
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As it turns out, I learned a few things in 2012. The best dissertation is a finished dissertation. Sharing and discussing your research is one of the scariest and best parts of being a grad student...
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There were three of us. Margie Del Mar had freckles on her face and a calm, reserved way that snuck up on you. Her boyfriend, Mr. Whiskers, was at least a head taller than her. He rested his forear...
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I like to make lists. When I feel panicky about a lack of productivity, I make a list. They're brainstorms. Some items are meant to be checked off and others are simply suggestions; they’re reminde...
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It often requires distance to understand a moment's significance. Maybe it takes days or even years. But then there are those rare lucky moments when you’re zapped to attention right on the spot. Y...
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My favorite part about being in a new place is paying attention to when it becomes meaningful to me. Formerly ordinary, non-distinct streets and shops that at first blend together, gradually begin ...
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I attribute much of my style savvy today to the three years I spent pushing the boundaries of my cookie cutter Catholic girl's school uniform. Uniforms are simultaneously sites of severe conformity...
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To kick this blog off I gave myself an assignment. It wanted to confront a book that I had vehement opinions about, despite never having cracked the cover. To avoid actually reading the thing I had...
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  • Hello Switzerland
    Content & Community Manager, 2013 - 2015
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Emma Baumhofer is a freelance journalist and marketing consultant. Her international travels inspire both her professional and private writing, where she draws on her passion for research and storytelling.
Education
  • London School of Economics
    International History, 2010 - present
  • Columbia University
    International History, 2010 - present
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Anthropology and English, 2007 - 2009
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The towels are great for decorating too! My couch looks all cool and boho now.
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