Being an exchange student, I was prepared to face cultural shock – even though this is United States and I have been watching movies, series and consuming the American culture my whole life. I’ve learned that the only way to really learn how this country works is by living in it. In the past almost 3 months that I’ve moved to Louisville, I gained a new perspective, which, by the way, I constantly share with my friends back home, and I am sure that I will come back to Brazil in the end of the semester with a lot of cultural baggage.
Me and my friend from Brazil, called Mariana, who is also doing this exchange programa, in front of The Thinker.
Before you start reading, I think it’s important to state that these characteristics correspond to what I’ve particularly experienced. These facts are not stereotypical nor are encouraging any…
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