The programs are specifically designed to impart the skills and mindset that are crucial to success in educational insituations in the US. The skills needed in these settings are uniquely different to the Chinese system and therefore require intentional training and focus to master. 

TEAM BUILDING

CULTURAL AWARENESS

SEMINARS

  These games and activities will replicate what students can expect to participate in during their at a US school / college, particularly during orientation. A typical product of team building games is confidence which will help students thrive while integrating, especially considering the familiarity in such exercises gained from this experience.

These games and activities will replicate what students can expect to participate in during their at a US school / college, particularly during orientation. A typical product of team building games is confidence which will help students thrive while integrating, especially considering the familiarity in such exercises gained from this experience.

  US customs, expectations, tipping etc. - arranging specifically targeted trips and creating scenarios for students to be become accustomed to the expected behaviors and ways of interacting in the US. Becoming well versed in the appropriate language (including non-verbal) and behavior to adopt in various situations will go a long way towards helping students integrate successfully into their new environment.

US customs, expectations, tipping etc. - arranging specifically targeted trips and creating scenarios for students to be become accustomed to the expected behaviors and ways of interacting in the US. Becoming well versed in the appropriate language (including non-verbal) and behavior to adopt in various situations will go a long way towards helping students integrate successfully into their new environment.

  experts in the fields of education in the US, growth mindset and the types of skills that have indicated success throughout and post studying will be delivering sessions to share their knowledge. These experts have a wealth of experience in not only these topics, but also in the successful integration of Chinese students into the US system.

experts in the fields of education in the US, growth mindset and the types of skills that have indicated success throughout and post studying will be delivering sessions to share their knowledge. These experts have a wealth of experience in not only these topics, but also in the successful integration of Chinese students into the US system.

CAMPING

DISRUPTIVE EXPERIENCES

EVENING RITUALS

  excursions into the natural wilderness offers various rewarding experiences to incoming students. Being present in such environments provides a peaceful atmosphere in which being having a mindful approach towards life is strengthened - perfect for adopting a growth mindset. Additionally, this is just one example of how this program can bridge the gap in cultural differences by providing an authentic camping experience, a popular American pastime.

excursions into the natural wilderness offers various rewarding experiences to incoming students. Being present in such environments provides a peaceful atmosphere in which being having a mindful approach towards life is strengthened - perfect for adopting a growth mindset. Additionally, this is just one example of how this program can bridge the gap in cultural differences by providing an authentic camping experience, a popular American pastime.

  exposing students to disruptive circumstances that simulate feelings they are likely to experience in the US educational setting but haven’t encountered before. Providing a safe environment for them to become familiar with such feelings and gain an understanding of how to deal with the challenges they present. Awareness of the potential obstacles and feelings associated with life at a US school empowers a student to; recognize when this is occurring, control the situation and builds confidence in their ability to overcome challenges.

exposing students to disruptive circumstances that simulate feelings they are likely to experience in the US educational setting but haven’t encountered before. Providing a safe environment for them to become familiar with such feelings and gain an understanding of how to deal with the challenges they present. Awareness of the potential obstacles and feelings associated with life at a US school empowers a student to; recognize when this is occurring, control the situation and builds confidence in their ability to overcome challenges.

  engaging in regular activities that encourage students to speak openly and honestly will help to build a supportive community where everyone is comfortable to share their thoughts and feelings and confident enough to speak publically - traits that will serve them well in the future.

engaging in regular activities that encourage students to speak openly and honestly will help to build a supportive community where everyone is comfortable to share their thoughts and feelings and confident enough to speak publically - traits that will serve them well in the future.

EDUCATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

ROOMMATES

SUPPORT NETWORK

  the expectations of educational institutions regarding academic matters differ greatly from those in China. Awareness of the beliefs and values surrounding issues such as; plagiarism, workload and stress will enlighten a student and help to form an accurate perception of standards in the US education system.

the expectations of educational institutions regarding academic matters differ greatly from those in China. Awareness of the beliefs and values surrounding issues such as; plagiarism, workload and stress will enlighten a student and help to form an accurate perception of standards in the US education system.

  replicating similar living quarters to school and college dormitories enables students to see the dynamics of the shared living environment and interactions with others that come with that.

replicating similar living quarters to school and college dormitories enables students to see the dynamics of the shared living environment and interactions with others that come with that.

  having an understanding of the resources a student has at their disposal if they find themselves overwhelmed or struggling will provide great peace of mind. Knowing that asking help is considered a strength in the US system and knowing how to advocate for yourself is an important trait to develop.

having an understanding of the resources a student has at their disposal if they find themselves overwhelmed or struggling will provide great peace of mind. Knowing that asking help is considered a strength in the US system and knowing how to advocate for yourself is an important trait to develop.