In this week's post, Rachel Epp returns home to Nebraska from her semester abroad in Shanghai and reflects on her experience in Shanghai as well as the realities of culture shock upon returning to the US (including but not limited to the Bubble tea or lack thereof in Nebraska).
In this week's post, Rachel Epp chats with us as she packs up her room in Shanghai and prepares to come home. She covers her different packing strategies she had before she left for her semester that are now paying off at the end, so make sure to watch!
In this week's post, Rachel Epp takes a final excursion to the city of Xi'an and spend the day trekking up Mt. Huashan, one of the the most treacherous but rewarding hikes in China! Watch more for some breathtaking views!
Before she studied abroad, Shanghai Vlogger Rachel had never vlogged before! That didn't stop her though, and in one brief semester she's become a self-taught vlogging master. Want to learn from her experience? Watch more for her 10 Vlogging Tips for Beginners.
In this week's vlog, Rachel Epp tells us about her marketing internship in Shanghai, highlighting what company she works for, the kinds of projects she's worked on, and the diverse and global workplace she's been learning from.
In this week's vlog, Rachel Epp takes us along for the ride on an amazing 3-day excursion to Beijing, China, where she and other CAPA students see the Summer Palace and Forbidden City, and then take a long hike up one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Wall of China.
From being a small town girl in a big city, to being a Christian in a highly secular country, Rachel gets real about how her personal and religious identities play out in China vs the US and how she reconciled these differences by finding a community.