I decided to write a list of places, strategies and activities that helped me get comfortable living in Beijing with the hope that it can help future students.
Written by Kaylee Henderson (Kalamazoo College), Student Correspondent for CET Beijing, Fall 2019 One of the biggest adjustments I’ve had to make since coming to Beijing was adjusting to the academic life and expectations. On top of a 24/7 language pledge, we spend around six hours each day learning Chinese. The first day we arrived in Beijing, we […]
Written by Mercedes Chen (The George Washington University), Student Correspondent CET Beijing, Fall 2019 I went to Zhangjiajie with a group of classmates to spend a few days of our fall break hiking the mountains where Avatar was filmed! We organized the trip by ourselves, booked our accommodations online, and used maps we found inside […]
Written by Corie Maguigad (American University), Student Correspondent for CET Jordan: Intensive Language, Fall 2019 The reason I picked CET Jordan was because of the intense focus on language acquisition. I knew that the best thing for me on my language-learning journey would be to do life in Arabic for 15 weeks and take 16 credits of Arabic. […]
Photos by Caroline McLaughlin, (Brandeis University), Brandeis Midyear In Florence Fall 2019. Cover photo caption: CET trip to Roma: The Colosseum.
A quick on-site update from Vicky, the CET Siena Resident Director.