Category Archives: g-MEO Student Blogs

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

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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COLLEGE KIDS AND BEIJING

After Xi’an, some of the students decided to travel to the capital of China, Beijing. Traveling to Beijing was a whole experience. Our way began on the slow train. For many of us, it was the first time traveling in … Continue reading

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Bargaining and discovering 3000-years of history in Xi’an

Discovering the ancient Xi’an Last week, we did the midterm exams. After that, we had a week to relax. The G-MEO Chengdu American Center prepared a cultural excursion for us. We visited the city of Xi’an, which is known for … Continue reading

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FUN in KTV

China never ceases to amaze me, and this time it was with karaoke, here also known as KTV. The karaoke in China is a very peculiar method of entertainment. The first time you visit one you will be stunned as … Continue reading

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“I never thought I would ever come to China”

The reasons for studying abroad can be many. Some people want to know more about a culture, learn a new language or simply want to become independent and learn how to live alone. Whatever is your motive, the reality is … Continue reading

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National Holiday trip with local friends!

Last week we were able to have a rest thanks to the national holiday. Chinese National Day is celebrated on October 1st every year to commemorate the founding of People’s Republic of China. On that day, lots of large-scale activities … Continue reading

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