Getting Educated on Vietnam Education

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    Quyen Ngo | July 28th, 2010
    Inspired by this post on Indian Road Rules... All I have to say is: ... exactly. Here, taste: http://vimeo.com/13705094 Real entries later, Q
  • Quyen Ngo | July 22nd, 2010
    Location: Da Nang, Vietnam Taking a pit stop in Da Nang before I head off to Saigon. Now eating some mangosteens (aka, perfection in the form of fruit), despite recovering from an indescribably painful case of food poisoning (although, I'm sure all...
  • Quyen Ngo | July 16th, 2010
    Before I say any more about my time here in Hanoi, I wanted to address a question from a reader who happened to mention the exact topic that I had just written about in my journal: I’m curious to know whether the students/parents/teachers you’ve met...
  • Quyen Ngo | July 12th, 2010
    The electricity shut off again. So I’m attempting to type out this entry while it’s out and I’ll post it when I go to a coffee shop that is “legitimate” enough to not get its electricity shut off (if your store or restaurant is an expensive enough...
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    Quyen Ngo | July 4th, 2010
    First off... I'm now in Hue! I arrived last night; it was about a 2 hour ride from Da Nang. I was exhausted when I fell asleep around midnight, but I woke up at 6am this morning to catch the sight of students going to go take "the most important...
  • Quyen Ngo | July 1st, 2010
    Yesterday was a minor fail in an interview attempt… I went to go attempt to interview a principal at a school (most of the contacts I have contacted ahead of time are teachers and students, less officials). Unsurprisingly, he was not okay with...
  • Quyen Ngo | June 28th, 2010
    This entry won't be too long, as I just feel eager to make a clarification to something I said in my flight delay Vlog. If you've watched either of my Vlogs, you would know that I approach them incredibly informally. Unless I receive a request to do...
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    Quyen Ngo | June 25th, 2010
    Here are two videos: one I took because some interesting music was playing outside so I decided to just capture the sound + a little bit of my view from my room. The second is the Vlog I did while the electricity was gone yesterday. Note: I talk...
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    Quyen Ngo | June 23rd, 2010
    3 things: 1. I was groggy and genuinely struggling with alertness during this Vlog. I was also struggling with camera steadiness. 2. My non-words are an issue. I promise that, in the next Vlog, they will be less of an issue. Hopefully much less. 3....
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    Quyen Ngo | June 17th, 2010
    Stringing Straw Hats from The Global Conversation on Vimeo. Just 4 days before I take off for Vietnam, I reflect on my trip last summer.   Last summer, I spent a month just soaking in the country for the first time. I talked...
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    Quyen Ngo | March 25th, 2010
    Hi there! I suppose this is my first (in)formal introduction as an AT&T Media Fellow. I'm Quyen Ngo, a sophomore planning to concentrate in Development Studies. Here at Brown, outside of classes and schoolwork, a huge amount of my time is spent...