For more than twenty years, I observed international students in an American context. Those who thrive connect with the wider culture, make friends, think and write in English well, and, with time, make American friends. In essence, they become bi-cultural.
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Yin and Yang of Cross-Cultural Adjustment

For more than twenty years, I observed international students in an American context. Those who thrive connect with the wider culture, make friends, think and write in English well, and, with time, make American friends. In essence, they become bi-cultural. Those who merely survive are able to accomplish their goals of an American education but have… Read More