Alumni General Information

 

Welcome back globetrotters!  The Office of International Education is thrilled that you completed a successful journey abroad and have returned to USA’s campus with energy and enthusiasm.  You may be asking yourself, “What’s next?”  

After completing an enriching study abroad experience in another country, most students are excited to return home and share their experiences with friends and family.  Although they are returning to a familiar environment, some students have issues re-acclimating and may experience reverse culture shock.

The best way to approach re-entry is to expect that there will be differences.  People, places, and your feelings will have changed with time.  Part of the re-entry process includes finding a way to balance the best of your new lifestyle with your old lifestyle.

The following are some options for moving forward and continuing to enhance your life with your new skills: