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BrandiAlyssa replied to Brian's discussion Where you from? in the group Northwestern Nerdfighters
"I'm a NW Nerdfighter for only another month or so (I'm moving abroad to South Korea). I'm from a tiny town called Burns, Oregon that is roughly 2.5 hours south of both Bend and Ontario, Oregon and 3 hours Southwest of Boise, Idaho. I…"
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"So many awesome Nerdfighters! About me: I'm a 22 year old bachelor degree holding Biology major. Though I am originally from The Middle of Nowhere, Eastern Oregon (also formally known as Burns) I am preparing to move to Gimhae, South Korea to…"
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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Knitting Nerdfighter
About Me:
I'm a Knitting Nerdfighter with a Biology Degree. Believer in the impossible and the fantastic. Oregon raised and Kentucky educated.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Likes in General: Writing, doodling, fiction books (sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, general fiction), photography, Harry Potter (huge Potterhead), coffee, rice, noodles, sushi, pie, lots of fruit, lots of veggies, cookies, cheese, pistachios, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, let's just say lots of food, knitting, cooking, baking, coloring, cool colors (blues, greens, and purples), movies (comedy, some chick flicks, sci-fi, fantasy, adventure), listening to music, gaming, biology, and the list is still growing.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
Books, Fiction particularly
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
My best friends: fellow Nerdfighter Katie and Nerdfighter-twins-but-they-don't-know-it Holly and Kelly
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
December, 2011
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Do Frogs Try Backwards Acting?

BrandiAlyssa's Blog


Posted at least the most important posts from my blog since January.

In other news, I have received both my contract and my FBI background check - part 1. Now to find some money to send off the check to be apostilled so I can leave.

In the meantime, watching past vlogbrothers.

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 10:05pm

Becoming an ESL Teacher in South Korea

Yesterday I mentioned paperwork, and boy is there a ton of it. I don't know if all of it is required for everyone, I just went on what I've been told and what I could find via internets.

First, and probably longest, is getting an FBI background check. I sent the form and $18 money order out the week between Christmas and New Years. Nearly a month later, I'm still waiting. I forgot when I sent it out that I would need it notarized. Sometimes they do it…


Posted on January 21, 2012 at 9:00pm

Compiling a List

A packing list that is. Last time I traveled abroad I was only going to be gone for a few months. I traveled knowing that if I happened to need something (like emergency clothes or that special sweet *coughreesespeanutbuttercupscough*), I could find it somewhere in Townsville. Now, though, I'm leaving for at least a year and I have no idea if I'll find everything I need, should the need arise. That calls for a comprehensive packing list.

Wait, I only have one…


Posted on January 21, 2012 at 11:00am

Student to Teacher

Less than a year ago, I was this person (That's me in the puffy blue coat)--> 

A happy-go-lucky student only interested in friends, food, and passing grades. Little did I know the events that would follow would change my life.…


Posted on January 20, 2012 at 1:30pm

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