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Author: Jeffrey Tarlow

How Students are Selected

GLOBAL FRIENDSHIPS works closely with overseas affiliates who work directly with high school, associate or client organizations to form groups of highly motivated and responsible students to participate. All the students must be studying English and display the necessary maturity to travel abroad. With high school groups, it is the teacher who has been responsible […]

Culture Shock

Culture shock is normal and natural. It happens to Americans abroad as well as to visitors to the United States. To know and understand this phenomenon can prove helpful. Culture shock develops as a result of stress caused by trying to cope with a number of things, such as: tiredness, a language barrier, cultural differences, […]