The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition


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"... - Stage 3 – Transition - The transition stage begins the moment you leave one place and ends once you decide, consciously or unconsciously, to settle in and truly become a part of your new place. This stage is characterized by chaos and ambiguity. - Stage 4 – Entering - ..."

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"... ends once you have the desire, whether it is conscious or unconscious, to connect with, commit to and participate in the new place. - chaos and Ambiguity - The most common characteristic of the transition stage is utter chaos. Think about some of the other times you have made an ..."
"...The most common characteristic of the transition stage is utter chaos. Think about some of the other times you have made an international relocation, even if it was just to go back to your passport country to visit family and friends. You land and everything you have been used to has completely changed. In one plane ride: ..."
"... Marie was incredibly insightful. She was feeling the chaos and not understanding why everything was so much more difficult for her in this new place, but she figured out she just needed to “wait and be patient.” She recognized that her feelings would pass and that things would get easier. ..."
"... about six to eight weeks after the start of the term. Some of the reasons for this timing are: ▪ The chaos of settling in has dissipated and old unresolved issues begin to resurface. ▪ It is also right around the time of mid-term exams and stress levels are up. ▪ The days are ..."
"... health issues in university students are taken seriously. ▪ There is help available. ▪ You never have to face it alone. - Surviving the chaos - - Self-Centeredness - Self-centeredness (not isolation) is not a bad thing at this time in your life and your transition. Think ..."
"...The chaos and culture shock in the transition stage may seem a bit daunting, but now that you are aware of these emotions and reactions, you won’t be so surprised when they come at you. They are to be expected. They will hit some students harder than others, but be assured, ..."

"... the Transition stage continue on into the Entering stage. What makes the Entering stage different from the Transition stage is: The chaos has settled down. The storm is over and the dust has settled. One day it dawns on you that you know how to get from point A to point B without ..."
"...Don’t be surprised when, after the dust settles from the chaos of transition, you begin to succumb to coughs, colds, flu or other physical ailments. Your body has been producing constant amounts of epinephrine to respond to the stress associated with this stage and just when you are beginning to feel a bit more comfortable in your new environs and ..."
" play a frame game during the Transition/Re-entry seminars I give where I ask the students to write down on a 3” x 5” card the one thing, thought, activity, attitude, or anything else they consider to be the number one best way to cope with the stress and chaos of transition. Through a series of movements and comparative assessments, the ideas expressed on the cards are rated on a 1-10 scale. Some of the highest-rated stress and anxiety busters students come up with are as follows: ..."
"...I have found in talking with international students that many have a somewhat accelerated transition. The chaos of transition begins to settle down anywhere from 6-10 weeks into the first term. At one discussion group of international students on the Tufts University campus, one young woman stated that she was only then (eight weeks or half-way into the term) able to take a deep breath and ..."

"... your life. Know that you are going through the stages of transition. You know what to expect and you understand that your wildly fluctuating emotions and sense of chaos are all a normal part of the process. And best of all, you know how to deal with it. (If not, go back and re-read!) Know what ..."
"... getting into a serious relationship the entire first year of school for several reasons: ▪ You are very vulnerable at this time with the chaos of re-entering (or entering) and learning the culture. ▪ You are also limiting yourself to making new friends when you are so wrapped up in ..."

"...Thinkers can get very irritated by what they consider the loose, fuzzy or touchy-feely reasoning of Feelers. They believe that individual concerns and values create chaos and arbitrary decision-making. They believe strongly in the rule of law, and, at the extreme end, in having no exceptions. On the other hand, Feelers often find the reasoning processes of Thinkers harsh and uncompassionate. They believe laws and rules are important but that one should always remember that ..."

"...Sometimes your children need to turn back to the security and familiarity of home where they know they can find affirmation and unconditional love. Even if the phone calls aren’t full of panic, they are likely to be full of see-sawing emotions as your child goes through the chaos of the transition stage and the ups and downs of the entering stage which may last well into the second semester or even second year. ..."

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