O lista cu lucrurile pe care le-am facut in prima luna de UWC China

Lista mea de la UWC

Cand citesti articole despre experientele de la UWC fara sa fi trait ceva similar inainte, privesti lucrurile intr-un mod atat de diferit fata de cum e cand vezi tot desfasurandu-se in fata ta. Te gandesti “oh wow, persoana asta e atat de inteligenta incat e acolo” sau “oh wow, persoana asta e atat de curajoasa sa plece de acasa atat de devreme”. In spatele fiecarui interviu, fiecarei povesti despre experiente academice (cuvant prea sofisticat ew dar asta e) in strainatate sunt atat de multe detalii la care nu te gandesti niciodata. Culisele sunt pline de lucruri marunte la care nu te-ai gandi niciodata inainte sa pornesti in propria ta aventura.

Intrebarea care imi umbla in minte in primele zile a fost “Cum ar putea cineva sa renunte la locul asta?”. Dar destul cu dulcegariile. O sat rec direct la subiect si o sa fac un rezumat la ce s-a intamplat in ultimele saptamani de cand am plecat de acasa.

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A list of the things I did during the first month of UWC China

First month of UWC China

Whenever you read articles about UWC experiences without ever having lived something similar to that before, you look at it in such a different way than when you see everything actually unfolding in front of you. You think „oh wow, this person is so smart that they got in” or „oh wow, this person is so brave to leave home so young”. Behind every interview, story about academic (too much of a fancy word ew but that’s what you get) experiences abroad there are so many more details that you never think of. The behind-the-scenes is full of teeny tiny things you wouldn’t actually think of before embarking on your own journey.

The question that went through my mind the first days here was „how could anyone ever give up this place?”. But enough with the sweet talk. I’ll cut to the chase and sum up the past weeks since I left home.

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