South & Central Asia

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  • Michelle in India
  • 11-Jan-2017
Realizing the Bigger Picture

You could tell I was the only one on my flight back to the United States who was not preparedRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 14-Dec-2016
Independent Study Project

For my study abroad program's independent study project, I created a podcast where I interviewed Indian women about the inaccessibilityRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 05-Dec-2016
The Inevitable Question: ‘So how is/was India?’

It is early in the morning, but everyone is awake. Cling! Clang! I hear my ammaa making breakfast downstairs. She isRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 14-Nov-2016
What Constitutes a Home?

Last week my study abroad program, made up of 10 students, went on a tour to Kerala. Kerala neighbors TamilRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 21-Oct-2016
Roses and Thorns

Traveling to different places and different countries has taught me that there are always highs and lows. I could beRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 10-Oct-2016
Where is My Space?

I no longer feel the everyday high. Ups and downs are constant. One day I feel ecstatic being in theRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 22-Sep-2016
The Meaning of (Indian) Food

I’m originally from Northern Virginia and in my opinion it’s fairly diverse. There are tons of Indian restaurants and aRead More ⇾

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  • Michelle in India
  • 31-Aug-2016
Welcome to India!

Greetings! My name is Michelle Jeong and I am currently a junior at Bowdoin College studying abroad in Madurai, India.Read More ⇾

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  • Arleen
  • 22-Jul-2016
Finally Home: The Return and Reverse Culture Shock

It has been a week since I’ve returned home and it has been very bittersweet. Before returning home I decided toRead More ⇾

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  • Arleen
  • 30-May-2016
Then and Now: How Studying Abroad Changes You

Studying abroad is an incredible experience that makes you grow tremendously as a person. All of the challenges and experiencesRead More ⇾

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  • Arleen
  • 11-May-2016
Volunteering While Abroad

Making volunteer work part of your study abroad experience is a great opportunity to learn more about the culture youRead More ⇾

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  • Arleen
  • 25-Apr-2016
Food Adventures in Thailand

Before my study abroad experience, when I first started getting interested in Thailand, the first images that came to mindRead More ⇾