Category Archives: Shakeera Hooker: Fall 2015

Shakeera Hooker: Changes Abroad

It has been about three months that we have lived in Chengdu, and I have made it my mission to practice Mandarin on a regular basis. Although I have been a bit behind with the tutoring sessions with my tutor, … Continue reading

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Shakeera Hooker: Trip to Xi’an

This is the first blog that is being posted since the week before we left for our excursion to Xi’an. The trip was a great time to take a break from classes. Xi’an is a city full of evidence of … Continue reading

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Shakeera Hooker: Money Advice

This post will be about advice that is of at least some importance to future students that want to study abroad in ~China~. The first bit of advice will be about money, of course. The last time I checked, the … Continue reading

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Shakeera Hooker: Subtle Differences Between Cultures

Interacting with native Chinese students has given more opportunity to discover subtle difference between cultures and even more things for us to talk about. Something I brought with a few Chinese students is that each time I go to hug … Continue reading

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