Studying Abroad As Told By Tina Belcher
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Studying Abroad As Told By Tina Belcher

"Don't have a crap attack" -Tina Belcher

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Studying Abroad As Told By Tina Belcher
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Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. Sometimes, portraying something beautiful is challenging. Since studying abroad is a whirlwind of experiences that I could not even begin to describe all by myself, I've decided to use Tina Belcher as a way to help me communicate what this experience has been like.

1.) When you fly into the country that you're studying in for the first time

2.) When you can't sleep even though you have jetlag because you're too excited and also because the bed is terrible


3.) When you have to do those awkward ice breakers in order to introduce yourself

4.) When you're ready to meet new people on your own

5.) When you take risks and try new things

6.) When you realize how much money you're spending


7.) When you do something embarassing because everything is different from the way it is back home


8.) When you know exactly what to say when you meet a local

9.) When you're outfit is on fleek AND you're prepared for the weather

10.) When you you're legally allowed to drink and you take advantage of it for the first time


11.) When you dance at a bar for the first time


12.) When you learn new things about your country (close enough to a county)


13.) When you have trouble understanding someone's accent (or when they have trouble understanding yours)

14.) When you buy everyone souvenirs


15.) When you realize you have to go home soon


I'm really grateful for the time that I've spent abroad, and I'm especially grateful for Tina Belcher, who helps me portray my feelings when I cannot.

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