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Welcome back! These articles will to help you ride the re-entry and reverse culture shock rollercoaster. Be sure to join our Re-Entry Relaunchers Unite! group on Facebook for upbeat, action-oriented reflection and support as you create a global life you love at home and abroad and find your next global adventure!
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Kristin recently graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Masters Degree in Sport Management. Her passion for sports and love of travel led her to Trondheim, Norway on a Fulbright grant…
Though I have never “studied abroad’ through a school setting, I have been through many re-entries as a Third Culture Kid (I moved 9 times in 28 years). My toughest ‘reentry’ experience is when I mevisit/return to Japan, my “home” country.
After traveling alone for eight months in 2011, you can imagine how excited I was to be back home among family and friends. But it was very frustrating for me to not be “happy” when I was at home. It felt like something was wrong with me for not being satisfied with the experience being over.
Today’s Re-Entry Reality is a little different. I’m delighted to share this guest post by Jaimie Farel, who writes about her experience helping her best friend through re-entry. Jaimie is a marketing professional in Minneapolis, MN and alumna of Gustavus Adolphus College. She hopes to travel to England, Sweden, and one day, Spain with her friend Katie.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Jessica Plaunt is a mechanical designer for a winch and crane company, but her true passions are traveling, salsa dancing, and Spanish speaking. She shares her Re-Entry Reality after living in Spain.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! I’m delighted to share Missy Gluckmann’s Re-Entry Reality today. Missy and her Melibee Global team have created a fantastic re-entry resource and are cooking up a bunch of other neat things. Missy is also a SPS faculty member.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Dale and I talk about travel, intercultural learning, and re-entry all the time in our work with DaleTrekDek.com. Since Dale lived abroad for several years as a kid, I wanted to get his take on re-entry.