Ningbo Here I Come!

Ningbo Here I Come!

I FINALLY found out where I will be living next year: Ningbo, Zhejiang! While not on my original list, the more I learn about Ningbo, the more excited I am to live there next year. I’ll be working at Wuxiang Middle School, right on the outskirts of downtown. Ningbo is a medium to small sized […]

T- 14 Days

With two weeks to go, I figured I’d fill you all in on my painstaking process of trying to prepare for a move to China. A few weeks ago in my post Graduation: Becoming a “Real Person”, I mentioned that I may have to go to Hong Kong to get a work visa. Well a lot […]

Graduation: Becoming a “Real Person”

Graduation: Becoming a “Real Person”

I’m officially a college graduate!! I finally finished my thesis (the day before it was due- a major accomplishment on my part). However, I wasn’t quite done after my thesis; as soon as I clicked submit I spent the next five hours taking my TEFL class (teaching English as a foreign language), which is required for me […]

A Visit to Nanjing

A Visit to Nanjing

As all of you know, I listed Nanjing as my first choice for next year. Today I found a post on Ameson Year in China’s blog (apparently they have a blog?) about Nanjing! One of the employees at AYC took a trip to Nanjing while studying abroad and wrote a post about the city! Feel […]

I’m Officially 100% Moving Back to China!

I’m Officially 100% Moving Back to China!

As many of you may know, about a month ago I received a job offer with Ameson Year in China! I’ve been extremely busy trying to get all of the materials together: background checks, health clearances, and signed agreements etc, while simultaneously researching what city I want to live in next year. After much deliberation, […]

Teaching English in China

Teaching English in China

This is another one of those posts that’s pretty funny… in retrospect. So if you’re planning on teaching English in China, read away because this could be you. I had decided in Beijing that I was going to get a job over the summer teaching English to make some money. I immediately sought out a […]