Tag Archives: Culture Shock

Impressions After Week One (Alex Leitheiser)

Wow, I can’t believe I have already been living in Prague for an entire week!  Then again, when I look back, saying goodbye at the airport last Friday night seems like forever ago. I have gone through some pretty strong … Continue reading

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Trust Your Struggle (Claire Westlie)

Note: The formatting of the post is intentional. I was sitting on the stinky, crowded MagicBus looking at the floor. My poor hand was touching the disgusting and germy rail and my body was pressed up against this middle-aged Indian … Continue reading

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Where is the Slow Down Button? (Hillary Hubertz)

Before I left for this amazing experience I kept asking my friends that had already been abroad if the time spent away went by fast. I kept asking them that question because in my mind I wanted the time to … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (Allyson Bills)

Original Post Date: August 23, 2012 Planes, trains and automobiles definitely describes my day of travel. First the plane. Get through security and I’m shaking just enough where no one notices but too much where I am a little flustered. … Continue reading

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Culturally Exposed (Cassie Brayton)

Before I left SNC (oh so many moons ago, now) we were told about culture shock, and the signs and/or symptoms associated with it. The list is scary: feelings of sadness/loneliness, insomnia or sleeping too much, smallest problems seem overwhelming, … Continue reading

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Change Brings Opportunity (Kathryn Jamieson)

I know many people that have previously studied abroad and hearing all their awesome experiences persuaded me to come to Ireland for a whole semester. Getting much advice and hearing about all the adventures had abroad, made me feel very … Continue reading

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Almost One Whole Week Down Already (Calli Nonnemacher)

Original Post Date: 04 September 2011 It’s almost been an entire week since I made the trek over to Spain, and in all honesty, it has not been easy at all. I never thought for a second it was going … Continue reading

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