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Culture Shock at Bucknell

New Rochelle, NY, my hometown, is known for its diversity.  Because of this diversity, I had been introduced to many different socioeconomic backgrounds.  I felt as though that made me someone who was comfortable with all cultures and backgrounds.  When … Continue reading

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Are You a Victim of Culture Shock?

From country to country, people find many disparities in different cultures other than their own.  Consequently, these differences may effect a certain person in manners unprecedented to them before the encounter. The state of frustration involved in this case is referred to … Continue reading

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Shock Factor

Culture shock is not a new term or experience for me. last year before embarking on my gap year to Brazil I was drilled on the different parts of the “u” how the curve can be more like an infinite, … Continue reading

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Shock the Money- Peter Gabriel

Golly, have my first two weeks at Bucknell been shocking… culturally shocking that is. Its been a 3 week whirlwind of rushed, wry smiles, and while adjusting has been the last thing on my mind, I have been culturally adapting … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

  I am a city boy. I was born and raised in New York City. To me, the City is the best place in the world; but then again, I am only seventeen- how much have I actually experienced? New … Continue reading

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Culture Shock: It preys on college students

I have never had a difficult time communicating with people from different backgrounds, but becoming acclimated to the culture at Bucknell has proven to be rather challenging. During new student orientation, I felt readily welcomed by my fellow peers. In what … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

“Culture Shock” at Bucknell During my first two weeks at Bucknell, I felt that I was more at ease with the culture than I had anticipated. Certain things were very different from the norm I was accustomed to. I had … Continue reading

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Are you Americanized?

When I first arrived Bucknell I was excited because everyone else was excited. Upperclass men wearing orange t-shirts jumping up and down, while screaming “Charles Yang from California is here!”  A new environment, new people,traditions and rules, I have to … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

Studying abroad is definitely an idea as crazy as it can be, not to say traveling after a 13-hour flight from China in East Asia to a different world in North America. Language has been the greatest barrier for me … Continue reading

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College Culture Shock

Freshmen encounter massive amounts of culture shock when they head off to college. My experience at Bucknell so far has been no exception. I came to Bucknell early through a pre-orientation trip and that is when the “Honeymoon” phase of my … Continue reading

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