Pre Departure Thoughts

– My international experience to date is:

I have only been to Canada for a weekend; I have never been overseas.  I look forward to the ability to Asia for the first time.


– I want to go to China because:

China is an integral part of global business; there is so much manufacturing that occurs there and vast business opportunities.  As the most populated country in the world, I find it fascinating to experience their culture.


– I think the main cultural differences I will experience will be:

The main cultural difference that I will experience is growing accustomed to the fast paced and densely populated cities that I will be visiting.


– I think the main political differences I will experience will be:

As an American, there will definitely be some mixed opinions that I will encounter about newly elected President Trump.  In addition, they are not a Democracy like America


– I think the students I meet in my country will be:

The student I  meet will probably be very kind and welcoming.   I believe they will also be very bright kids.


– I think the major differences in living conditions will be:

The air quality, especially in the major cities, is not high quality especially with all the manufacturing.  Also, it is quite different living in such a populated area.


– I think the most enjoyable experience I will have during this trip will be:

The most enjoyable experience will be visiting the great wall of china.

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