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TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

The Beijing Center - November 26, 2018

Living with Americans

The Beijing Center - October 18, 2018

Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO THE TBC’ERS OF FALL 2016!

The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

‘Lost’ in the Mountains

October 30   By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Student, fall 2018  PRE-LEAVING I had an expectation, when I decided to study abroad in China, that I was going to travel all over Asia.  It was unrealistic because I neglected the fact that I was a part of a STUDY abroad and that I had classes during the week.  However, I didn’t…

Concerns Coming to China

October 22, 2018 By Alexa L, Stonehill College, TBC Student Fall 2018 The decision to study abroad is not always easy.  There is more to it than applying to a program.  You are faced with the reality of being immersed in a culture that differs from your own.  Maybe the language is different, the food,…

Seoul Searching

October 19, 2018 By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Fall 2018 Student   In China, the first week of October is the National Holiday.  Many businesses and schools close for the week.  Given this free time, some of my friends and I planned a 6-day trip to Seoul, South Korea!  Step 1: LOGISTICS  Which airline do we…

Living with Americans

By Jiaxi (Lenny) Chen, TBC Marketing Intern When I first saw the recruitment article for Chinese Roommates (CR) by The Beijing Center (TBC) in my WeChat Moments feed, little did I know that it was going to be an experience that would completely change my college life. TBC’s semester study abroad program provides its students…

Mid-Autumn Festival: A Free Week to Travel!

TBC Fall October 18, 2018 The first week of October is the Mid-Autumn Festival in China, a national week-long holiday. Our TBC students utilized this period to explore distant destinations across Asia.  In the end, our TBCers settled in 5 locations: Bangkok, Tongling, Shanghai, Seoul, and Palawan & El Nido.  A member from each expedition describes…

Aventura en la Ruta de la Seda

October 8, 2018 By Paula Andrea G.M., Javeriana Bogota, TBC Fall 2018 Student Este semestre tuve la oportunidad de viajar por una parte de la gran Ruta de la Seda, viaje incluido en mi intercambio a China con The Beijing Center.  Durante los siglos XIII y XIV DC, esta ruta fue la principal de comercio entre…

你好北京! (HELLO, BEIJING!)

September 3, 2018 – originally posted on http://blogs.luc.edu/goglobal/country/china/你好北京-hello-beijing/ By Justine N., Loyola University Chicago, TBC Fall 2018 Student Hello, everyone! Welcome to my blog! For the fall semester of 2018, I am participating as a student in the Beijing Center (TBC), a study abroad program based in Beijing’s University of International Business and Economics, or UIBE…

Dear Mom, I’m Still Alive

September 2, 2018 – Originally posted on https://dearmomiamstillalive.blogspot.com/2018/09/silk-road-trip-part-1.html By Jackson G, Saint Louis University, TBC Fall 2018 SILK ROAD TRIP, PART 1 Dear Mom, I’m still alive, and I’ve been in China for more than three weeks! Sorry I haven’t been posting, but I’ve been very busy – for the past two weeks, I’ve been traveling with…

Being Chinese American in China

Beijing Chinese American in China For many of our students, being in China means viewing Chinese culture as a guest and an outsider, but for Chinese Americans, being in China can be a completely different experience. Being able to pass as Chinese lends them a different lens to view China through and in the meantime,…

Student Interview: Loren Carillo

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Loren Carillo, I am from Gonzaga University. My major is Political Science, and my minors are Sociology and Economics and my interest is Journalism and Multimedia. So right now, I’m working on graphic designing, photography, and videography while working at Project Pengyou here in Beijing.   What…