After traveling to different parts of the world i

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disconnected I was to my family’s culture. After traveling to different parts of the world, I became aware of the fact that I had learned more about other cultures more than of my own. Although I was grateful for all the knowledge I had gained through my experiences, it shamed me to realize that I had lost my family roots and connection to my family’s culture. I no longer felt confident with my cultural identity and the connection to my family’s origin. When I learned about this program, I became ecstatic and knew I would have to choose Hong Kong as my destination for studying abroad. It would not only give me the opportunity to revisit the place that had sparked my interest to travel at a young age, but also see and experience the city and culture my mom grew up in. Beyond achieving my personal goals for this study abroad program, I believe studying at The University of Hong Kong would also expand my academic goals. In college I have realized Mo 1
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SID: 861264516 UCEAP: Hong Kong that the knowledge I have gained goes beyond the textbook. Unlike high school, each course I have taken has taught me how important it is to receive a well-rounded education about the things I learn. As a pre-business student, the business courses I took sparked an interest in my study towards understanding business on an international level. I found myself longing to learn more than just business in America, rather how it relates to different parts of the world. The types
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