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Culture Shock: Try These Four Tips to Feel at Ease
Culture Shock: Try These Four Tips to Feel at Ease
By Mary Grauerholz
Culture shock, which can leave students angry, depressed, withdrawn and confused, typically comes after the “honeymoon,” Fitzgerald says, and usually turns to adjustment and integration...
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Take a Gap Year Break Without Breaking the Bank
Take a Gap Year Break Without Breaking the Bank
By JOANELL SERRA
Don’t let the cost of a gap year scare you away from the idea of taking a well-deserved academic break or traveling to exotic places.
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How My 'Bridge Year' Led to Clarity
How My ‘Bridge’ Year Led to Clarity
By CLAIRE ASHMEAD
A gap year often becomes a stress test of the self. Leaving home means leaving your comfort zone. For me, it meant finding out whether I lived up to my own values and whether those were values I wanted to have.
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