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Yeah, like, I get her thought process, but I think it's quite ignorant. She's pretty racist in general, actually.
Oh, I see. I think that's the same as America. Here, most people do kindergarten when they're 3 and 4, and then start school when they're 4 or 5. I was 4. I think starting older might be a better idea, though. School is a traumatising experience for a 4-year old. D: I got yelled at by the teacher on my first day. Still kinda mad about that. xD
I can tell from the map, but I guess I know what I'm looking for. Just zoom right the hell in, it looks grand. They seem to have a very broad definition of Main Street, they're counting Chapel Street, as well. If you see the weird yellow Bible Quote thing that the Methodists put up every few months, I'm past that. My house looks like a shop, but it's residential, so the name on top's blurred out. Another hint: It's between a café and a butcher shop. :D Although I guess you can't really tell it's a butcher shop by the picture. Okay, it's between a café and a shop with a surname on it.
It's much of a muchness, really. UCD is the second best in the country, UCC is the third best. Trinity College Dublin is the best (top 50 in the world, I think), but they didn't have the subject combinations I wanted. Besides, everyone there is so ridiculously posh, I probably wouldn't fit in at all. UCD was the only place where I could do Linguistics, anyway, so that's why I chose it. What are you doing in university?
I'm pretty sure she hates Russians because of Stalin screwing over Poland really hard. It's not really an excuse, though. I mean, it'd be like me hating all English people. She recently found out she's of Russian descent, too. I lol'd so hard.
Yeah, it's pretty complicated. Every year there's someone who mixes up their points total because they counted more than six subjects. xD Eleven years, that seems really short. It's 14 here. What age do you start? You can leave at 16, but hardly anyone does. And you can also opt out of the Leaving Cert and do Leaving Cert Applied instead, which, from what I can gather, consists mostly of going to the computer room and setting stuff on fire. University is 3-4 years here, but if you do a 3-year course, you usually take a year abroad which puts you up to 4 years. And lots of people are doing postgrad now, because a Bachelor's Degree isn't enough to get you a good job anymore.
Take a guess! Hint: it's blue and between two shops. Is it green? I've honestly never noticed. Everyone says that about Ireland in general, but I've never noticed it at all.
Yes, quite. I'm going to UCD, which is in Dublin, the capital city. The nearest university is UCC in Cork, and most people in my year are going there. It's my second choice.
Oh yeah, they're just jealous of our mad martial arts skills. :P
Well, not strictly fasting, but, like, giving up chocolate or fizzy drinks or things like that. I'm not religious either, but it's just what everyone does here. And then everyone ends up failing about a week in. Hell, my friend is a Thai Buddhist and even she gives up things for Lent. xD
Well, my cousin was adopted, so that's how he got here. And a lot of Russians moved to Ireland when the economy was good to get a job here. Not just Russians, there are lots of Lithuanians and Polish people here, too. Actually, there's a Polish girl in my class who will take every opportunity to talk about how much she hates Russians. -_-
Eh, they were okay. I probably failed Maths, but I'm only doing Ordinary Level anyway, so I won't be counting it in the real thing. They're just practice exams, I've got the real ones in June. Yup, I'm gonna be going to university to study German and Linguistics, hopefully. We do the Leaving Cert, and I honestly think it must be one of the most stressful exams in the world. Much more stressful than the A Levels, certainly. You get points to get into college/university, and 600 points is the max you can get. The highest amount of points you can get for one subject is 100 (if you get an A1), so only six of the seven or eight subjects you do will actually be counted towards your points total. I only need 355 to get what I want, so I should be fine. Luckily, there aren't really university fees in Ireland (there's a €2000 registration fee, but nothing like America. And if you make under a certain amount, the government pays for pretty much everything), so I don't have to worry about that. What's the Russian education system like?
I'm on Main Street. I bet you wouldn't be able to find my house. :P
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