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How to Cope with Disruption and Distraction as an International Student May 26, 2017

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I was chatting with an Indonesian woman studying in the UK on scholarship about the bomb in Manchester this week that killed 22. We were asking how international students cope with events that disrupt their academic focus.

“A lot of us keep our official scholarship papers and even our statement of purpose right by our laptop, to remind us why we’re here, said Michelle (not her real name).

“I’m speaking about myself and the other Indonesian students on scholarship.”

“And nature,” said Michelle. “That’s why I chose this university. That’s why you see so many pictures of me hiking on Facebook.”