Budgets, VPNs & Other Tips from a Shanghai Study Abroad Veteran

Aug 14, 2019 12:18:39 PM / by Lauren Girard

In her final episode of the summer, Champlain college student Lauren reflects on her experience in Shanghai and shares tips to help future students deal with the unique experience of studying abroad in China! With advice ranging from budgeting and scholarships, to dealing with China's "Great Firewall" with a VPN, to getting used to the eastern squat toilet, make sure to watch if you're heading to Shanghai this fall - this vlog could be a lifesaver!


Thanks, Lauren!

LAuren Girard

Lauren Girard is an official CAPA Instagram TV vlogger for Summer 2019, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. An international business, data analytics, and digital marketing major from Champlain College, she is studying abroad in Shanghai on a custom program with CAPA & Champlain this summer.

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Topics: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations