Day 13: The finale

Today was our last day in China. For this day we were going to the Yu Garden. Now, I had some high expectations for this portion of the trip. I had even planned the cutest outfit with lots of flowers to match the garden aesthetics. I was wrong, I mean yea, there were flowers, but…

Day 12: Delphi ICE and AmCham

Our last company visits were today. It was also another day closer to us getting home. I could not believe how fast time was passing by, especially at this moment which was towards the end of our trip. We were visiting two companies for the day. Our first trip was to Delphi ICE. This company…

Day 11: Ocean East Logistics Visit and Yang Shan Port

Today was another day at a company visit. The company we were visiting today however was a logistics company. This company seemed to be closest to what I may want to do with my life, so I was more excited than I had been for the other company visits. When we arrived at the company…

Day 10: Splits, Tricks, and College Kids

Today was our first full day in Shanghai. Our plan for today was to visit a college. The university we visited was the East China University of Science and Technology. When we arrived at the school I noticed it was a bit different from the last university we had seen. This university did not have…

Day 9: Last Stop Shanghai!

Today we’re traveling to our last city. I can’t believe our journey through China is almost over. We went on another bullet train. As I sat there and looked through the window I reminisced the trip. It was almost over, yet I knew there was so much fun yet to experience. I was excited about…

Day 8: The 9 Mile Race

Today was another day for cultural visits. We started off by driving to the site where they had the Terra Cotta Warriors. When we arrived, it was the perfect time. We got there right before it got super busy. It was such a beautiful site to see. There was rows and rows of soldiers, each…

Day 6: Hello Xi’an!

Our day started super early, like 6 am. My body by now has become progressively more and more tired. The only thing fueling me was the excitement for new experiences and sites. Today we’re traveling to Xi’an and not only are we traveling, but we’re taking a bullet train. The whole process to actually get…

Day 5: Cultural Adventures

Today is our final day in Beijing, it’s been all great so far, everyone is getting along so well, and we’ve done so much stuff. Today we’re going on a lot of cultural visits and I’m super excited to see everything. We began our day by going to the square. So, I had always imagined…

Day 4: Back to Business

Today started our company visits. The first company we came to was Sunshine, it is an insurance company. As we arrived at the company location, we were welcomed by a large black gate with gold accents. The site looked similar to a college campus with a large amount of green space and several buildings. We…

Day 3: Busy Busy Days

Today we were visiting the CUFE, it is a popular business college within Beijing. When we entered the college, we saw a beautiful campus. It was open with lots of green space and all the buildings were built neat and looked new. Our group had entered one of the buildings just as a bell rang….

Day 2: The Great Wall & Great Dinner

My whole life I had imagine seeing The Great Wall as a dream that could never come true. I thought that it was an impractical dream that I would never reach. Here it finally was, my chance to see one of the world’s most magnificent pieces of history. Our day started with a long bus…

Day 1: To China, The 14 Hour Journey

Most people aren’t very excited to be traveling fifteen plus hours, but for me, the excitement is felt through every part of my body. I’m going to see China, the largest, most populated country on the entire planet. Not only is this country exciting, but it’s rich with history that dates thousands and thousands of…

Pre-departure Report: Dayna Sepulveda

International experience to date: My international experience includes two countries besides the United States. I have went to the Dominican Republic for the first 5 consecutive years of my life. I also went back when I was in 6th grade and once again in 11th grade. My past summer I also went to Bermuda on…

Days on Her Way to China!

Hello! My name is Dayna Sepulveda and I’m extremely excited to go to the beautiful country of China. I’m a rising sophomore in the College of Business Administration here at the University of Pittsburgh. I am currently undecided, but looking into Marketing or Finance and getting a minor in Studio Arts. I am a member…

Meet Plus3 China 2018!

Welcome to the China Plus3 Study Abroad Program! Each year, a group of freshman engineering and business students will conduct a 2-week field study in several cities China. The field study includes company visits, sightseeing, and lectures in China, and the students will learn about international dimensions of engineering, business, and culture. Each student will…