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Adjusting to a New Culture
The U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs gives advice on how to adjust to a new culture and avoid negative aspects of culture shock here.
On-Line Cultural Training Resource
If you are interested in how culture can impact one’s ability to understand and function in a new and unfamiliar environment, the University of the Pacific has an online resource to support and enhance a student’s ability to make successful cultural adjustments both before going overseas and upon returning home from studying abroad-away.