Jan Krajník

* 1996

Secondary

Open Gate School, graduated in 2016

Tertiary

The University of Aberdeen, U.K., beginning 2016

E-mail:

honzakrajnik@gmail.com

Favourite subjects

English and Psychology

Goals

My greatest goal at the moment is finding new friends at my future university and adjusting to the Scottish accent. In Aberdeen, I would like to continue in most of the activities I did back at home in the Czech Republic, such as floor-ball and playing guitar. As for longer-term goals, I’m aiming at Master of Arts from the University of Aberdeen.

Interests and hobbies

Playing musical instruments, various sports, travelling to Banát [an old Czech village in Romania]

Student resume

I come from the town of Chomutov (in the north-western part of the Czech Republic) where I attended elementary school. In the 7th grade I transferred to the Open Gate eight-year grammar school in Babice and graduated there by passing the Czech school leaving examination and the International Baccalaureate. I enjoy almost all sports with the exception of swimming, because I don’t know how to float. But my favorite sports are those where you hold something in your hands, such as an ice-hockey stick or a racket. I also enjoy playing the guitar or piano and singing. It is the broad range of my interests that has been instrumental in my decision to take psychology, as I believe that everyone can find something of their interest in this discipline. On the other hand, the subject gives students the freedom to focus on multiple things simultaneously, which I like.

Jan Krajník

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28. February 2020

The end of two seasons

Starbucks coffee offers free refills on filtered coffee. I guess you didn’t know that. What...

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3. December 2019

Long adaptation

This is my fourth year in Aberdeen, fourth Autumn, fourth accommodation, fourth fall exam session....

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3. December 2019

Long adaptation

This is my fourth year in Aberdeen, fourth Autumn, fourth accommodation, fourth fall exam session....

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7. August 2019

Expectations vs Reality?

I still find it amusing just how much of difference there is between the blog posts I write...

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28. February 2019

Feedback

Lately I have found myself struggling a little when it comes to these blog post. I am no longer...

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16. November 2018

I would not change it

Yet again comes the time where it is my duty to enrich you with interesting things that have...

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30. June 2018

Halfway done!

I can’t honestly say that I would ever consider my university studies as easy-going or fast...

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28. February 2018

Conquering the North Pole

In this moment I am sitting at an airport in the Norwegian city of Tromso, waiting for a return...

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20. November 2017

Guitar and floorball

It's exactly a year since I wrote my first post on my blog. Yet again I’m thinking, in what...

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10. July 2017

First year beaten!

I spent a lot of time on thinking about how to write the last blog post of this year. Mainly,...

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20. March 2017

Don’t be afraid to get involved

In the last blog post I wrote about the ways of Aberdonian life...

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15. November 2016

Life in Aberdeen? Nei Bor!

It’s exactly 9am. Darkness is creeping around. It’s raining and...

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