Category Archives: Stephanique Brown: Fall 2013

The writings and musings of Stephanique Brown from Fairleigh Dickinson University (Fall 2013 Cohort – Chengdu American Center).

Stephanique Brown: The Home Stretch

It saddens me to say this, but it is almost time to go home. Less than 40 days from now, I finally get to see my family. It is a bitter sweet realization of this fact, because I have grown … Continue reading

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Stephanique Brown: My Experience in the Mountains of Juizhaigou

Never in a million years would I have thought about facing my fear of heights in one of the beautiful wonders in China. 4000 meters in the clouds, it gave the feeling of being vaulted into heaven in a way. … Continue reading

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Stephanique Brown: Friendship in China

When studying abroad, in most cases one might start to feel lonely since they are so far away from home. But in China, one of the biggest advantages of being in a country of a billion plus people, you find … Continue reading

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Stephanique Brown: My Remedy for Homesickness…SHOPPING!

Since I have been in Chengdu for more than three months, I often find myself missing home. Some days are better than others, but I have learned that this is totally normal. In order to not feel so down, I … Continue reading

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Stephanique Brown: My Time is Running Out…But Summer Was a Breeze!

Three months ago, I had mixed emotions traveling to a country by myself and being alone for half a year. It is very difficult to muster up courage and determination to open one’s mind to a new way of living, … Continue reading

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