Culture shock is a topic I’m sure most study abroad advisers touched upon before the departure for the trip. But, what about the return home? Wait, we have to go through the whole culture shock thing…again? And, this time it’s in our own stomping grounds?
I’m not saying it happens to everyone, but my study abroad advisers warned us that the “reverse culture shock” when coming back home could be worse than the initial culture shock entering the foreign country. (more…)