Rachel Epp

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Climbing the Great Wall and Other Must-See Stops Near Beijing

Nov 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

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. 

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Local Culture, My Global City, Weekend Trip, Activities Abroad

Identity and How that Plays Out Depending on the Culture You're In

Oct 30, 2018 11:21:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

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.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Identity, Local Culture

Exploring the Canals and Gardens of Suzhou, China

Oct 23, 2018 10:49:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

In this week's vlog, Rachel Epp documents a CAPA group excursion to Suzhou, where students explore the city's notoriously beautiful gardens, canals, shops, and restaurants!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Must Do, My Global City, Travel, Field Trip

Exploring Shanghai as a Tourist During Golden Week

Oct 16, 2018 10:37:15 AM / by Rachel Epp

In honor of Golden Week, a seven day long national holiday in China, Rachel uses her week off to experience some fun tourist spots in Shanghai.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Holidays Abroad, Local Culture, Must Do

10 Great Breakfast Spots Near the CAPA Shanghai Center

Oct 9, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

In this week's post, Rachel takes you on a tour of her favorite breakfast spots near the CAPA Shanghai center—from bakeries and coffee shops to breakfast sushi and more!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Food in Shanghai, Food Abroad

The Biggest Study Abroad Myth Debunked

Oct 8, 2018 10:54:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

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Rachel Epp is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Business major at Cedarville University, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Rachel proves why one of the biggest study abroad myths out there – "studying abroad is too expensive" – is false, and discusses the ways in which she made study abroad work  for her financially. 

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Rachel's journey continues every Tuesday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Financing Study Abroad, Food in Shanghai, Money

Study Break: All the Things You Can Do Off Campus in Shanghai

Oct 2, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

In this week's post, Rachel shows us the different things you can do and places to visit outside ECNU's campus in Shanghai.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, College Life, Activities Abroad

A Tour of the Beautiful ECNU Campus in Shanghai

Sep 25, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Business major at Cedarville University, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Rachel takes us on a campus tour of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai and shows us some of the greenery there.

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Rachel's journey continues every Tuesday so stay tuned.

Learn More about the CAPA Shanghai Program

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Environment, College Life

3 Interesting Places I Saw in Downtown Shanghai

Sep 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Business major at  Cedarville University, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In this week's post, Rachel describes 3 interesting places she saw and learned more about as she spent time in downtown Shanghai.

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Thanks, Rachel!

Rachel's journey continues every Tuesday so stay tuned.

Learn More about the CAPA Shanghai Program

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Activities Abroad

5 Ways I Prepared to Study Abroad in Shanghai

Sep 13, 2018 2:30:00 PM / by Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp

Rachel Epp is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Business major at  Cedarville University, she is studying abroad in Shanghai this semester.

In her first post, Rachel tells us why she chose Shanghai as her study abroad location and lists the 5 important things she did to prepare for her semester abroad.

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Thanks, Rachel!

Rachel's journey continues every Tuesday so stay tuned.

Learn More about the CAPA Shanghai Program

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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