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First impressions as an exchange student

The first impression upon arrival to your new country will always be very special. However, the feelings will vary greatly from person-to-person. Many people feel incredible joy and excitement but there are others who start crying in fear and wondering “What have I done?”.

What was your first impression in your new country?

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Keep in touch

It is not always easy to have friends over distance. You will notice that time runs away and you haven’t talked to all friends that you would liked to.

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