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How to Survive Your First Week in Beijing

March 25, 2019 By Connor C., University of Notre Dame, TBC Spring 2019 Student Beijing is going to be intimidating, AT FIRST. Larger than any city in the United States, there’s a lot to be learned. Don’t fear, this blog post is here. Get ready for the time of your life.  Befriend everyone  This is…

Yunnan Academic Excursion

February 19, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student I went down to the Yunnan Province for two weeks with my peers that are in the same academic program. We went to many places in just a short amount of time and it was a fun and exciting experience. It…

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

January 25, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student China has always been on my places to visit list, but I know I couldn’t experience the full Chinese culture that I wanted to if I went on a short vacation. The opportunity for me to come to Beijing and study…

The First Two Weeks in Beijing

January 25, 2019 – originally posted on http://blogs.luc.edu/goglobal/country/china/the-first-two-weeks-in-beijing/  By Filip Z., Loyola University Chicago, TBC Spring 2019 Student When I left Chicago a lot was going through my mind. I was going to a country that I had never been to before, and one that not very many American students wanted to study abroad in, at least…

The Goodbye Post from Lenny

Hi all, I am Lenny, TBC’s marketing intern since this past June, and today is the last day of my internship with TBC. I want to take this opportunity to talk about something a little personal today, something that I’ve had a complicated history with and still struggle with from time to time. Today I…

China Immersion Trip, Javeriana Cali University

From November to December 2018, ChinaContact, TBC’s short-term program team, hosted a group of eight students and faculty from Javeriana Cali University for their “China Immersion 2018” program. During their 21 days in China, the group traveled Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, learning about the different customs in different parts of China, witnessing the beautiful scenery of early…

Our Days in Beijing

November 8, 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! It’s been quite a while! Since coming back from both the Silk Road and from whatever adventures we planned for ourselves during the Chinese National Holiday, all of us have been quite busy with schoolwork. We’ve…

The City That Took My Seoul

November 12, 2018, originally posted on https://dearmomiamstillalive.blogspot.com/2018/10/the-city-that-took-my-seoul.html Jackson G., Saint Louis University, TBC Fall 2018 Student Dear Mom, I’m still alive, and I’m back in Beijing. Last week, during China’s National Holiday, I and five other TBC students flew to Seoul, Korea. I’ve wanted to visit Korea ever since high school when I befriended Korean foreign exchange…