A Stranger in a Strange Land

Have you ever been lost in a foreign city? A place where… You have no friend by your side. You don’t know the language or the architecture. The cars follow strange new traffic laws. The clothes look, feel and fit wrong and even the smells that surround you each day...

Interview with Lena from the Congo

This week on the Bridges Blog we wanted to get to you know, our reader, a little bit more. So we’ve started by interviewing students involved with Bridges around the US. Here is our first interview post. Introduce yourself. What is your first name, what is your major,...

5 Tips to Improve Your English

I remember sitting on an airplane headed to study abroad in China with my Chinese-English Dictionary gripped in my hands. I only knew how to say a couple of Chinese phrases and could read nothing! I felt both nervous and excited. I knew attempting to learn a second...