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Category: Academics

Opposite Ends of the Same Spectrum

Caleb Han, Study Abroad ’15 & ’18, Northwestern ’19 M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering B.S. Industrial Engineering & Psychology Coming into Northwestern, study abroad...
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Going Up One More Floor

Guess where. Above 90 degree temperatures with sweltering humidity. Overwhelming swarms of people. Buzzing mosquitoes. Delicious food. Pandas. Yup, that’s my tropical island mansion....
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One Week In…

After one week into the program, I pretty much got a taste of what the rest of the program is going to be like....
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Pre-Departure

Prior to leaving to China, I took a little trip with one of my best friends to LA. Looking back on it now, it...
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Long Weekend Already?

Somehow, I feel like I blinked and the first half of this program has passed. I truly can’t believe that it’s already the long...
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Great Wall!

So I’ve been in Beijing for a week and it has been something. The immersion was definitely a big change in my life. It...
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“‘Where do you suppose we are?’ ‘Where do you think?’ ‘Well, I don’t remember any ruins in México’”

My history class during this study abroad trip has been by far one of the most meaningful history classes I have had in my...
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1000 Years in the Making

In the second half of the program, we took a Traditional Chinese Medicine class where we were able to perform cupping and acupuncture on...
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The Last Week

During our last week in Sarajevo, which covered learning about the work of the nonprofit Wings of Hope in providing mental health care services...
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I feel like a Dothraki

After the mid-program break, my classes of Chinese got more intense. I was finally able to put together sentences in Chinese and have a...
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