Author Archives: Caroline Yarber

Academics at Yonsei University

I have been in Korea now for just over a month and classes are in full swing. Before coming to Yonsei, I had heard a variety of opinions on the classes here, ranging from very difficult to supremely easy. Over … Continue reading

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A Day in the ACC Life

Here’s what the typical day at ACC looks like for the first couple weeks: 5:30am- First alarm goes off. Jump out of bed, quietly make your way to the restroom to get dressed without waking the roommate. 5:50- Now that … Continue reading

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Can I Borrow Your Crayon? – Making New Friends in Rural China

During our ACC sponsored 5 day field trip to Xi’an, we spent a day at a rural elementary school named Yongfeng Primary School. Prior to our visit, we were all assigned buddies and wrote them a letter introducing ourselves. My buddy’s … Continue reading

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Freshmen Orientation: China Style

In America, the first month of college is full of school spirit and social events. That awkward eagerness to meet as many other freshmen as possible and to establish yourself in the social ranks is a quintessential part of starting … Continue reading

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Hello Readers! My name is Caroline and this fall I will be studying abroad in Beijing, China with ACC Hamilton. I currently have 15 days until my September 1st departure. This pre-departure blog serves two purposes: to introduce myself and … Continue reading

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