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Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

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The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

7 Reasons Why to Choose a Chinese Roommate

7 Reasons Why to Choose a Chinese Roommate by Lenny Chen, TBC Chinese Roommate & Marketing Communications Intern Have you decided to study abroad in China and are making plans on how to make the most of your semesters abroad? Are you excited but at the same time nervous about your upcoming new life in a country and culture that is…

Views from the Underground: From Rome to Beijing

by John S. Loyola Chicago, TBC Spring 2018 Every year, Loyola University Chicago’s Ricci Scholarship gives a handful of students the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the celebrated Jesuit scholar Matteo Ricci, and study in the cities of Rome, Italy and Beijing, China. After spending their sophomore year crafting a detailed proposal for…

Tokyo on Budget

by Marji L. Loyola New Orleans, TBC Spring 2018 Do you want to go to Tokyo, Japan? Are you on a budget? Do you think it’s going to be too expensive? No worries, you can stay within your budget without losing an arm and a leg. I too am constantly on a budget. Luckily, that…

2018 TBC Student’s Spring Break!

TBC students took the opportunity to travel throughout Asia this spring break! Whether they stayed in China or traveled out of the country to explore! This is a slight breakdown of their trips and some cities our 2018 Spring Students visited during the break! Tyler L. (Le Moyne College 19’) – Thailand Tyler went to…

The Yunnan Experience

By Marji L., Loyola New Orleans, TBC Spring 2018 After only being in Beijing 3 weeks, it was time for the Yunnan excursion. I wasn’t too familiar with Beijing yet, so how was I supposed to adjust to different villages and cities where locals speak their local dialects?! Nonetheless, I was excited for the upcoming…

Mandarin, Unknown to the West

by Tyler L. Le Moyne College, TBC Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Learning Chinese before coming to China would seem somewhat like a good idea, right? Well it would help you initially when coming to China. However, I, myself didn’t learn any Chinese before arriving this past semester. I did perfectly fine, well sort of….

The Importance of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is an opportunity that I believe will help to strengthen and build a foundation for my future endeavors. I would like to become an international pop culture writer/editor and content creator. My Haitian heritage has influenced my interest in learning and reporting about countries and cultures abroad. It has helped me redefine social…

Traveling Twins

By Vukica E., Loyola University Chicago, TBC Fall 2017 Student Not many people are born having a best friend and soulmate, but I was. Everything I do in my life, I always think about how I always have someone to count on and someone to do anything I want with. Whether I am in school,…