Why You Should Get Your Ass Kicked

Eagerly accepting an offer to graduate school, I hopped on a one way ticket and touched down in Germany in October 2016. There I navigated through a sea of words like Siebentausendzweihundertvierundf√ľnfzig (7,254) and got settled in. Naturally, I began my time in Deutschland like any student abroad, drinking my way through Oktoberfest, gorging myself…