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On Homesickness and Heimweh

The German language has the most appropriate word for homesickness: Heimweh, from “Heim” meaning home and the verb “wehtun,” meaning to hurt or ache. The English equivalent just do[...]

Reverse Culture Shock Tips

Returning home from studying abroad can be exciting and depressing all at the same time, which is why I've asked a few Spotlighters to share their reverse culture shock tips!

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