Adjusting to Culture Shock (And Reverse Culture Shock)

Since I began traveling, I’ve been fortunate enough to participate in long-term and short-term experiences abroad. That also means I’ve gone through culture shock and reverse culture shock several times. During my first time out of the country, I experienced culture shock for the first time. Thankfully, I was with a wonderful summer study abroad …

5 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Generation College Student

College. It was always in the plan. Most Americans dream about graduating from high school with an acceptance letter to their first-choice school, and spending the next four years having the time of their lives. Others come from a background where college isn’t a possibility, or they and their families do the leg work to …