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Re-entry Resources

After taking part in a high impact, life-changing experience such as study abroad, international internships, international service learning, or other types of global engagement, returning home may present challenges that were never expected. The resources below are offered to help students navigate these issues and to help unpack their experience.

Reverse Culture Shock
What is Reverse Culture Shock? - courtesy of the U.S. Department of State.
7 Ways to Cope with Re-entry Shock After Studying Abroad - courtesy of USA Today's College Tourist.

Unpacking Your Experience for Your Future Career
Effective Marketing of Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers - courtesy of

Lessons From Abroad Conference
The South Carolina Association of International Educators has worked to bring the Lessons From Abroad Conference to South Carolina! Each year, students will gather with other international engagement alumni from around the state at a different college or university. Please contact the Center for International Studies at if you are interested in attending the conference.