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The Best Cities to Travel to For a Student in China

It can be a pleasant experience traveling in China as a student. The country is diverse in its culture, people, and landscapes. And although historical sites in China such as the Great Wall, Emie Shan, Yangshuo are incredibly popular sites for travelers, Chinese cities are where the real magic happens.

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Infographic: 24 Strange Things You Probably Didn’t Know About China

China is a vast and fascinating country. It is rich in history and culture with Beijing alone being home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites . It is definitely an interesting place to visit. China is one of the most populous countries in the world and with a huge landmass; we’re talking about a large swath of the world. Still unsure about how this number of people translates into situations in daily life? In China:  80 billion chopsticks—or...
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The Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year

In Western culture New Year’s Eve marks the end of the holiday season, but in other cultures, the New Year has yet to begin. Instead of the Gregorian calendar year , other regions in the world follow a lunisolar calendar, which has a different end and beginning date each year, as the date is dependent on the moon phase. One of the most distinguished Lunar New Year celebrations is Chinese New Year , which traditionally lasts for fifteen days total...
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Thanks Chelsea for a great article! Chinese Spring Festival is indeed a great holiday for people of China. The dates are differen... Read More
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Internship with the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

What is the Congressional-Executive Commission on China?  Based in Washington, DC, the Congressional Executive Commission on China  (CECC) was created in 2000 with the primary goals: “to monitor China's compliance with international human rights standards, to encourage the development of the rule of law in the People’s Republic of China, and to establish and maintain a list of victims of human rights abuses in China”. There are nine off...
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What to Expect When Moving Abroad to China

China  is the type of place where it seems like just about anything could happen. One day you’re walking down the street, a Ferrari passing your right while a man gets an open-blade shave on the sidewalk to your left. People are fishing in the river that runs through the big, polluted city and the pineapple vendors carve the fruit and sell it for 50 cents from little push-carts all day long. It’s a confusing place that throws just about ever...
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8 Things to Know About Teaching English in China

Teaching abroad  is one of the best options available to native (or in many countries, such as China, even non-native) English speakers who are looking for some international experience, or perhaps don’t have the best job options back home. I had so many friends in the United States who searched high and low for jobs at home without realizing that there are plenty of opportunities to teach abroad if only they could take the leap of faith int...
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Intern Abroad in China

With the largest population in the world and one of the largest economies, China  is the ideal place to do an internship abroad . There are countless industries and opportunities that await you in this burgeoning country. You will be able to launch a career in any number of fields after completing an internship and you are pretty much guaranteed a head start over your competitors.  This is an especially great choice for an internship &n...
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Hey Cecilia! I guess I'm not the only one who shared that article on my Facebook timeline 1.4K Nice work!... Read More
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That's great!
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