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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?

Email your story to oscar@exchangestudentworld.com and I will publish it here.
 

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