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I Will Visit Again

In China by Eller Student

Hanshen Lin Major: Pre-Business Expected Graduation: 2018 Fall      It has been one week since I left Hong Kong, I spent almost two months in Hong Kong for my internship this summer and I have a really good impression. For the last two months I had so many wonderful experiences, and I did not expect them from the beginning. …

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Becoming A Local

In China by Eller Student

Katelyn Dunn Major: Business Management Expected Graduation: December 2016      Hong Kong’s culture is different from anything I have ever experienced before.  At first, I thought that people in Hong Kong were rude but after a while I understood that it was just the language barrier.  For example, many times cab drivers will tell you to get out of …

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Opened My Eyes

In China by Eller Student

Evan Baker Finance Major Graduating May 2018      We have been back in the states for over a week now and though it has been nice to get some American food and sleep in a bed that fits me, I do miss the Hong Kong life sometimes. It was an amazing experience and one of the best summers I’ve had. I …

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More In Common Than Different

In China by Eller Student

John Bail Major: Business Econ Expected Graduation: Dec. 2016       I am so glad to be home. So glad to see my friends and family. Two months is a long time, especially for a guy like me who has never be away from my family for more than a week prior to this experience. My time in Hong Kong …

Building Relationships

In China by Eller Student

Pujing Yang Major: Pre-Business Expected Graduation: May 2018      After 2 months of internship in Hong Kong, I came back to the mainland of China and recall the time that I spend in Hong Kong. I felt the time just ran so fast, and I already merged to be part of Hong Kong. I really appreciate the chance to be …

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An Easy Transition Back

In China by Eller Student

Jacob Cusick Major: MIS Expected Graduation: May 2018      Today marks my first week back in the U.S. I’ve been relaxing at my parents’ house in Portland, Oregon and I have had a very easy transition back into my way of life. I am lucky that I have had an easy week, this has made transitioning very smooth. I am very …

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Happy To Be Home

In China by Eller Student

Tanner Olhausen Major: Finance Expected Graduation: May 2018      My experience in Hong Kong was exactly what I wanted. I was able to get out of my comfort zone, experience a different culture, learn about the finance industry, and have a great time.My favorite take-away from Hong Kong is the feng shui I learned about and how important it is to …

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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got til it’s Gone

In China by Eller Student

Natalie Scibilia Major: Accounting/Business Economics Graduation Date: Spring 2018      I’ve been back in the US for 5 days now and am STILL recovering from jet lag but the weird sleep patterns are well-worth the amazing summer I had in Hong Kong. Being home I find myself already missing the harbor view from my 25th floor apartment, the goofy conversations of …

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Wanting A Peaceful Life

In China by Eller Student

Xingxuan Zhang Major: Pre-Business Graduation Date: 2019 May      I am in Mainland China now and writing the final blog. This two-month internship program can be a life-changing experience, I think. Maybe I am just too young to tolerate spending my life in a small office and checking numbers every day. I want to do something interesting and creative rather than following rules. Since …

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One of the Best Choices Made

In China by Eller Student

     My name is Andrew Paden. I am an incoming junior recently accepted into Eller as an MIS major with plans to graduate in Spring 2018.      This summer has truly been one of the most fruitful experiences I have had both culturally as well as professionally.  Being back in the United States is a very bittersweet feeling. …

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Communicating With Actions

In China by Eller Student

Evan Baker Finance Major Class of 2018      Now that I have been in Hong Kong for a month and a half, not much surprises me anymore. I’ve seen everything from chicken feet to fish eyes being sold from street side shops. I don’t feel as much out of place anymore, even though I still can’t understand any Cantonese. …

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Néih Hóu, Call me a local!

In China by Eller Student

Quanisha Lindsey Major: Management Information Systems Expected Graduation: May 2019      Each day in Hong Kong assures me that this is the easily the greatest city I have ever experienced. I never thought I would find pointing at a cantonese menu, following pedestrian signs that never fail to disappear halfway through, and those long morning commutes to work all …