Photos by Mercedes Chen (The George Washington University), Student Correspondent CET Beijing. Cover photo caption: Me in Tiananmen Square standing in front of the Forbidden City!
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Written by Irene, High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing Summer 2019 Have you ever gone into a trip telling yourself that you better make the most of it? As we finish up our final week in Beijing, I can’t help but ask myself the question: Have you made the most of your time in […]
Written by Jade, High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing Summer 2019 Until I went to Shanghai, I never felt so connected to Chinese culture. I live at Beijing Union University, where it’s just a campus full of students (Chinese and international) and markets. Life here felt separated from culture because of the lack of […]
Written by Millie S., High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing: International Career Pathways Summer 2019 My time in China was very inspiring and amazing, but it was also a challenge. Coming into the program without any Mandarin skills, I found that it was very hard for me to fully immerse myself in the culture […]
Written by Megan, High School/Pre-College Student Correspondent for CET Beijing: International Career Pathways, Summer 2019 While I have been to Beijing before, living in Beijing has given me a completely different perspective. During the previous years I’ve visited, I’ve always viewed Beijing as a dull city; I saw no vibrancy in the landscape or the […]