Hongyi Qi, China, International Summer School, Fudan University (Economics)


  1. What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal?

 I thought that I would encounter reverse culture shock.

  1. What were your favorite classes abroad? How did they compare to UCSB?

 Chinese Financial Markets. It was unique and interesting.

  1. What is one of your best memories from abroad?

I went boating in Huangxing Park.

  1. What was your biggest challenge abroad?

It was my home country, so nothing was too challenging.


  1. What is your favorite aspect of your host culture?

Chinese people are really friendly. 

  1. Did you intern, volunteer, or conduct fieldwork or research abroad? If so, tell us about your experience.

No, I didn’t.

  1. What local food or drink do you miss most now that you are back?

Shanghai xiaolongbao. 

  1. How have you changed since your time abroad?

I became more mature.


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