Category Archives: g-MEO Student Blogs

Blogs and musings from students currently attending a g-MEO program!

Zia Moore: Stepping Stones to My Future

Greeted by my future, I quickly realized that this was it. As I entered the office of the Zhonghao Law Firm, I instantly felt at home. I knew from that point on that I made the right decision to accept … Continue reading

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Amelia Chumney: Internship at DeHeng Law Offices

I am a law intern at DeHeng Law Offices, where I help to clarify and condense English contracts and aid my supervisor by writing reports on contracts and legal relationships between clients. Every week, my internship supervisor gives me an … Continue reading

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Christina Batista: Expect the Unexpected: Sichuan Opera

In America, I was so sure I was familiar with all opera had to offer. I’ve seen operas in Italian, in German, in French; before I left the states, I had just seen Le Nozze de Figaro, Gianni Schicchi, and … Continue reading

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Dejah S. Smith: Chengdu: Familiar Yet Different

In New York, where I frequent, has little areas around the city that is supposed to represent a whole culture. In lower Manhattan lies Chinatown, where tourists come in to take pictures and eat “Chinese” food. I can admit that … Continue reading

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Kathryn Calenberg-Laviola:We Had Fun Opera and BBQ Nights

This week we got to experience Chinese theater when going to the Sichuan Opera. Song, dance, and acrobatics were magnificently showcased. Brilliant colors painted the faces of the actors while dressed dazzling clothes as they danced across the stage. As … Continue reading

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MAY WE MEET AGAIN

  I am writing this blog in the same airport where Sara picked us up the first time. It feels like a dream, like China never happened… back then, these young students came with their suitcases full of fears, promises, … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING IN CHINA??

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FAM!! Last Thursday, we celebrated the day that many of our students were waiting for, Thanksgiving! This celebration is one of the most important holidays in the United States. For those who do not know about this celebration, … Continue reading

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FREE TRIP: meeting the Gēlǎozú in Nuo City

Last week, some of the students visited the city of Chongqing, Nuo City and the Balahu Valley. Chongqing is a big and rising city in China. In its effort to promote tourism in this city, the municipality sponsors many trips … Continue reading

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ONYX’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (Outsider’s Perspective)

Last week was the birthday of one of our quirky students, Onyx! She turned 22 and wanted a big celebration. When I say big I mean that she celebrated her birthday for 4 days straight… It is true, 22 years … Continue reading

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Birthday (4x)

When I first thought about studying abroad in the fall, I immediately thought about my birthday (Nov10). I thought about how I wasn’t gonna be with my friends and family so it was going to be boring and suck. I … Continue reading

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