Category Archives: Colleen LeFevour: Fall 2013

The writings and musings of Colleen LeFevour from Concordia University Chicago (Fall 2013 Cohort – Chengdu American Center).

Colleen LeFevour: Support Systems

Living in a new country with a completely new culture surrounding you, you are bound to find difficulties and experience hardships during your time here. Of course, there are more good than bad, but it is best to have a … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: Transportation in China

Getting around China is beginning to become easier and easier the more time that is spent here. The choice of transportation depends on the location of where you are trying to go. There are a few options you have: train, … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: Chinese Hair Salon

As I am sure all of you know, getting your hair done by someone that does not usually do your hair is quite frightening. You always wonder if they will cut it too short.  Will you love it or hate … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: Staying Active

Being so far away from home can cause many emotions to come out that you are not used to feeling, home sickness being the most common. I seemed to have found a very good balance between schoolwork and staying active … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: National Holiday Spent in the City

Being in China is a bit different than America in regards to the holidays that are given off of school. I am not going to sit here and complain because we just had a long, relaxing week off. Being that … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: Exploration of the Largest Building in the World!

Being in China for four months gives me a limited time to really explore all the great opportunities in the area, as well as other provinces. Before the National Holiday, my roommate and I decided to go explore the largest … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: Things to Adapt To

Being in a completely different culture, as well as a completely different continent, can cause many aspects of your regular life to be different. The air quality is a bit different than home, along with the traffic, the food, and … Continue reading

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Colleen LeFevour: The Beginnings in China

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Coming to China for a semester was one of the best opportunities that came my way, so I could not say no. Being here, I’m extremely glad I took the chance to travel thousands of miles away from home to … Continue reading

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