Nevertheless, the media that I consume on a daily basis in the U.S. had instilled some negative connotations in me, including about China's aggressiveness in the region, oppression, pollution.
MA candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
"This is unbelievable." I thought to myself. "I’m…I’m really in China." The temperature changed from a comfortable seventy in the airplane to a humid blaze of ninety. I looked around with absolute amazement...Did I make a mistake by coming here?
Laney College, Peralta Community College District
It is however not until you are fully engulfed in the life of the people of China that you begin to gain a more rewarding view of what it means to be not only a foreigner in another part of the world but more importantly a citizen of the world.
International Relations and Anthoropology Major, Syracuse University
I left China with a level of hope I was not expecting. There was honesty and humility surrounding the discussions about China’s shortcomings. On the other hand, I was impressed with the vision the Chinese people have for the future of their country.
University of Chicago Harris School
In all three cities, we met with people who were quick to point out our countries’ cooperation during the war.
John Hopkins University
By traveling abroad, our sense of community is strengthened with no Us vs. Them mentality. These are crucial to sustaining humanitarian efforts and our general humanity as a species.
Aerospace Engineering Major, Syracuse University
This program was strategically designed to provide our delegation with the full experience of the Chinese way of life in a short time frame.
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Renewable and sustainable energy system technologies and products are needed to be developed in China and the developing parts of the world, utilizing current and future methodologies and technologies.
Bronx Community College