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Typical Tuesday at ECNU

Here’s a quick snapshot of a school day:

8:20 am : Wake up, dress up, quick Chinese breakfast in the dining room directly downstairs from the dorm

9am – 12pm : Class with ten minute breaks after every hour

12-1:30pm : Break for lunch – I frequented the Korean dining hall on campus (Bulgogi beef, spicy ramen, Bibimbap), but many other students preferred to walk a bit off campus for Chinese restaurants (dumplings, noodles, rice dishes, xiao long bao – a favorite). Continue reading Typical Tuesday at ECNU


Freshman Orientation 101

Flashback to freshman orientation when you kindly introduce yourself to your peers, meeting your first friends for the first time – all not really knowing what lies ahead. How is the professor? Where is the gym? What are the library hours? Do I actually have to do the readings?  Why is there a stray child playing on the lawn? Does he even go here? Who’s dog is that? All equally important questions that cross your mind that first day on UCLA campus. Continue reading Freshman Orientation 101