Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Ups and Downs of Being Abroad

If you studied abroad, then you almost certainly learned about the “culture shock curve,”a series of ups and downs that will occur during your time abroad and your transition back home. When I first heard about this at my study … Continue reading

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How to speak like a native (and other Fortaleza updates)

If I had to pick a theme for these past few weeks with respect to my work (because I do actually work here), it would be “speaking like a native.” In the past two weeks, I’ve visited a number of … Continue reading

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