Fulbright and My Journey in the USA: Is that for real (Part II)

Hi people, Thank you so much for your kind love for my previous post about the things that I learn the most since moving to the USA. I really appreciate your time examining my writing. First of all, this is not in any way labelling or stereotyping or othering between one to another. Not a…

Ancaman Penembakan di Universitas Missouri Vs Bom Jakarta

Disclaimer: Opini pribadi! Mungkin juga, perbandingan ini tidak selevel. Jadi, gak usah diambil hati tapi diambil sebagai pelajaran. Dua hari yang lalu, saya beranjak dari kasur karena mendengar berita mengejutkan dari Indonesia. “Sudah denger belum klo Jakarta di bom?” begitu isi pesan yang masuk ke Smartphone saya melalui pesan WhatsApp. Pesan yang hampir sama terus…

Fulbright and My Journey in the USA: Is that for real? (Part I)

Well, I guess I wanted to escape for a little while from writing the Fulbright Journey (Application) and decided to write this (I promise to write more about that for sure). TBH, I was pretty shocked to see that my blog recently got a quite interesting views and some of the readers actually emailed me…

My Fulbright Story part II (Application Process: Essay)

Hello again positive people.. (I am sometimes negative)🙂  Anyway, how do you feel about my previous writing? It was a broken English series, tho. I could write it in Bahasa Indonesia which I think will be much better, but I feel like this is the best time for me to start improving my English…

FULBRIGHT 2015 First Anniversary

PS : My personal story and not a representation of any institution involved. I am stuck with paper as usual, my room is very messy recently (well, likely most of the time). Lol. Books are everywhere, chips, and all kinds of weird stuffs along with its weird owner. I went to class this morning as…

State Polytechnic of Madura, First Commencement!

‪#‎FirstCommencement‬ ‪#‎StatePolytechnicofMadura‬ These few hours Mark as one of the most heart warming period for my institution. We had our first commencement. Finally. These past few hours, my phone and my Facebook timeline are flooded by pictures of happy faces from students and the university staff as well as the parents. I can’t hold myself…

Terjebak dalam Hujan

Hari ini, Aku terjebak dalam hujan. Yang karena anginnya, membuatku terhenti berjalan.. Hari ini, Aku Terjebak dalam hujan. Yang karena rintiknya, membuatku basah bukan kepalang. Hari ini, Aku Terjebak dalam hujan. Yang karena dinginnya, tangan kukepal kebiruan.. Hari ini, Aku Terjebak dalam hujan.. Yang karena derasnya, membasahi daun daun berserakan Hari ini, Aku Terjebak dalam…

My Fulbright Story: Pre Application (Part I)

Disclaimer: This writing is only part of personal experience and not representing any institution involved! But trust me, I’ll tell you as objective as I could. AMINEF INDONESIA It was 2011 when I was accepted in a student exchange to Virginia Tech. I went to VT for two months and I got so many wonderful…

Gurun Dua Benua

Pada dimensi yang luas, aku berbisik pelan, Kukeluhhkan rasaku yang mulai pudar karena perjalanan. Aku mendengar jiwaku resah tiada terkira, mengingatmu tanpa alasan. Aku memunguti kepingan rindu yang riak didepan halaman, menangis tersedu karena perpisahan.