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Studying abroad

Studying abroad will give us invaluable life skills but it can also be very challenging. One of these challenges is going through a culture shock. It is a feeling of anxiety of being in a culture different to your own.

Here are some tips for managing a culture shock.

• Learn the rules of living in your host country
• Eat well, exercise and take the time to sleep
• Get to know the locals. It will help you overcome cultural differences and understand the country.
• Take the time to be a tourist
• Adopt an open mind and avoid idealizing life back home.

In time you will overcome difficulties, meet new friends, discover more opportunities and move forward eventually.

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