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 Do you see the American flag? Think again: students with reverse culture shock will probably see this image as a poorly sewn Union Jack, with some pretentious students even referring to America as “the colonies.”

Reverse culture shock

Old Gold & Black Web Admin May 5, 2015

HOW TO (NOT) DEAL WITH COMING HOME— Reverse culture shock is always harped upon in study abroad pro- grams. It is the shock a student may have when re-entering the United States when he or she realizes...

Leah Hunter is a Chinese major at Wofford.

Reverse Culture Shock: From bustling Shanghai to little Wofford

Contributing Writer September 14, 2014

STUDENT VOICE — I’m very accustomed to people being surprised when I tell them I’m a Chinese major. But I never quite adjusted to the flabbergasted look on most people’s faces when I told them...

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