Don’t Be a Benchwarmer: Lessons in Engaging with Community Abroad
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Don’t Be a Benchwarmer: Lessons in Engaging with Community Abroad

Hi Education Abroad go-ers, Enkompass visitors! Depending on the nature of your program you will meet several people, perhaps with names that you struggle to pronounce and others that you dub with a nickname to help trigger your memory about that ridiculous taxi ride back to your guesthouse. Nevertheless, this is not an opportunity you … Continue reading

Don’t Put Your Suitcase on the White Linens: Learning Etiquette through Osmosis
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Don’t Put Your Suitcase on the White Linens: Learning Etiquette through Osmosis

This blog rotation ‘round inspires a new angle that is unrelated to my two previous contributions to EnKompass (“The Hot Zone” Editorials, Part 1, Part 2). Raise the roof for a lighter subject! Although titled appropriately, this week’s post may serve as a reminder to wash that heap of laundry that’s sitting in the hallway. … Continue reading