[Re-entry Diaries] Eyes Wide Open: A Tale of Returning Home from Abroad
Things that were once so familiar, all of a sudden feel slightly out of reach....
Things that were once so familiar, all of a sudden feel slightly out of reach....by Hannah Sorila
by Jack Trego MY TIME ABROAD AND RE-ENTRY Hi! My name is Jack Trego. I studied abroad in Paris and Strasbourg, France during the 2018-2019 academic year, my Junior year of college. Over the course of my time in France, I experienced a profound development in myself. I grew immensely…by Jack Trego
by Madelyn Petrovich What I Left Behind When I Returned Home From Being Abroad As I boarded my flight back to North Carolina in 2014, I couldn’t help but think I was making a mistake. There was so much I’d miss about my little host town in Colombia; the uniformed…by Madelyn Petrovich
A Guest Post by Sarah Davies I’ve had many re-entry experiences in my lifetime. To different homes, in different countries and at different stages of my life. You would think I’m an expert, but what makes it all the more challenging for me is that the concept of returning ‘home’…by Dr. Cate Brubaker
Guest Post by Jonathan Note from Cate: I’ve had returnees ask me if re-entry HAS to be hard. As Jonathan’s story shows, it doesn’t! I like to highlight lots of different re-entry experiences because so many factors influence each returnees’ journey. In this article, Jonathan shares his experience returning to…by Dr. Cate Brubaker
I’m thrilled to share this guest post by Jenny Miner. She wrote this letter towards the end of her re-entry transition from Brazil to the US. In looking back on what she had learned, the reflection took the form of a letter to herself. My dearest Jenny, Be gentle with…by Dr. Cate Brubaker