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5 Things I Learned About Managing Expectations Abroad | Student Blog from Thailand
It’s normal to have expectations before going to a new country. I can say now that traveling around Asia changed my life, but in completely different ways than I expected. Thailand is a place I can call my second home and I’m grateful for the chances I’ve had to grow and learn since being away […]
5 Tips for Staying Productive during Study Abroad | Student Blog from Thailand
Studying abroad can be challenging In many ways, studying abroad is like freshman year all over again. Learning about staying productive during studying abroad is a lot like learning about how to be productive as a new college student. At most, you might have a few friends from home or have chatted with some people […]
What I Learned From Thai Culture | Student Blog from Thailand
After studying abroad in Thailand, I realized that my life in the U.S. is really different to a student’s life in Thailand. Here’s what I learned from Thai culture while studying abroad there for a semester. My life in the U.S. is super busy In addition to being a full-time student back at my home […]
Arriving in Thailand | Student Blog from Thailand
I was 100% nervous arriving in Thailand Arriving in Thailand, I did not know what to expect. This was my first time out of the country (disregarding Mexico and Canada.) Running through my head, I was thinking about who would be in my program cohort. I was also nervous because I was the only one […]
Share a Meal to Feel at Home | Intern Blog from Thailand
Fight Homesickness with Home Cooked Meals At some point during your time abroad, you will feel culture shock from stepping outside your comfort zone or that suspicious knot in your stomach as you long for the comforts of home. This feeling can range from overwhelming to only a minor inconvenience. In my case, it was […]
Eating in Thailand as a Vegetarian | Student Blog from Thailand
At first, Thai Food was not what I expected It wasn’t long after I arrived in Bangkok that I realized most Thai dishes have some kind of meat in them. I didn’t expect that most dishes here have meat, because I read online that Southeast Asian cultures use a lot of vegetables in their cooking. […]
5 Tips for Studying Abroad in Thailand | Student blog from Thailand
Here are my 5 tips for studying abroad in Thailand: 1. Download apps to make life easier Here in Thailand, I recommend the Grab app the most! It is just like Uber and will make your life so simple. The language barrier can be difficult, but this allows you to put your destination in to […]
Where Should Queer Eye Fans Study Abroad?
Queer Eye is BACK and the Fab Five have been doling out the advice left and right. The show's feel-good ethos and value for on cross-cultural communication and personal change & growth fit right in with CISabroad's values. In the spirit of the show, we picked programs that we think you'll like based on your favorite Fab Five member. So where should Queer Eye fans study abroad?