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  1. A Hawkeye in Hong Kong

  2. Why Hong Kong?

  3. Choosing Hong Kong • 7 million people in 426 square miles • Culturally Different • Challenge • Going Alone

  4. Welcome to CUHK! September, 2012, through January, 2013 11,500 undergraduates University vs. College Classes Auditing Intermediate Cost Accounting Introduction to Marketing Mandarin Anthropology

  5. What I Expected • Everything I knew about Asia, I’d learned from TV.

  6. What I Got – Culture Shocks • 7 million people • Stares • Spitting in public • Chinglish • Squatties

  7. Campus Life

  8. Campus Activities Orientation Morningside College Dinners Lectures Readings University Activities Cross Country

  9. Academics • Teaching Style • Homework • Studying • Group Projects

  10. Out and About HK • Living in the New Territories • Exploring TsimShaTsui • Weekends on the Island

  11. Traveling Abroad

  12. Mainland – Guilin, Yangshuo, and Beijing Mainland vs. Hong Kong Celebrities

  13. Korea – Seoul Second Trip Social Hierarchy

  14. India – Bangalore and Beyond Traveling vs. Vacationing Culture Shock In the News The People

  15. Coming Home • Reverse Culture Shock • Twilight Zone • Takeaways

  16. Post Graduation • Gap Year • Master of Accountancy Program • Working Abroad