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A glimpse into what life looks like studying Mandarin in Taiwan. 

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My first week abroad was marked by a lot of sweat. 

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My German was slow to improve in Munich. Here's why.

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How Chinese pop hits have taught me cultural lessons no textbook ever can.

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How can you settle back into a place that should feel familiar, but no longer feels like home?

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A Canadian and Colombian reflect on the differences studying abroad.  

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What happens when the novelty wears off?

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If you're studying abroad while your partner stays home, get ready for these challenges.  

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How not to get taken advantage of in a city that's in the midst of a housing crisis. 

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At 16, I found the perfect study abroad program. There was just one thing standing in my way: My mom. 

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My culture shock took so long, I didn’t notice that it was happening.

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Munich is no Berlin, but alternative culture still thrives here. 
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