Written by Kaylee Henderson (Kalamazoo College), Student Correspondent for CET Beijing, Fall 2019 One of the integral parts to the CET Beijing program is the weekend trip to
As I prepare to leave Taiwan, I’ve been thinking a lot about my luggage. Not just how to fit as many boxes of Taiwanese pineapple cakes into my luggage as possible, but also how I could have packed better before coming to Taiwan. I’m going to share with you what I learned about packing for a semester abroad and what you can do to pack smarter!
Connecting with the community can take form in many different ways, but one of the ways I was able to get plugged-in was working at the local YMCA with their PLAYEE English Teaching Program. On Saturday mornings, they go into more humble communities and teach basic English through songs, games, and crafts. Working with this program was an absolute blast.