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Indeed, I haven’t updated much since my encounter with Chinese bureaucracy. A lot’s been going on, actually. Probably why I’ve neglected posting for a while! 97 more words


糟糕!: My Encounter with Chinese Bureaucracy

糟糕: zāo gāo
(colloquial expression) “What a mess!”, “Too bad!”

Yeah, that pretty much describes my first encounter with Chinese bureaucracy. I have to say, 我不太满意.

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Hangzhou's Beauty at Our Doorstep

I am now entering my third week of classes as of today. This past week have been pretty tiring, since I also had to sort out my residence permit (more on that later). 979 more words



I decided to apply to Fudan University a few weeks before graduation. It was a very very spontaneous decision. I had no idea what to expect and almost no time to really think about it. 454 more words


My First Week of (Super Intense) Classes

It’s crazy to think that I have spent 2 weeks in Hangzhou already. Things are picking up and I just ended my first week of classes. 1,441 more words


What no one told you about studying in China

Most people that come to China to study Mandarin are university students or recent graduates that want to improve their language level, or even maybe start from scratch. 510 more words