The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

What does 'Cross-cultural Kid' mean?

Find out what Cross-cultural Kid means. Cross-cultural Kid is explained by Tina L. Quick - author of The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Cross-cultural Kid

“a person who has lived in or meaningfully interacted with two or more cultural environments for a significant period of time during their first 18 years.” TCKs are a sub-group of this over-arching definition of people who live cross-cultural lives. Other sub-groups include children of bi-racial or bi-national parents, children of immigrants and refugees, children who cross cultures daily to attend schools of another culture and even children of minorities.

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"... girl. Nowhere did she make reference to her cultural diversity, something colleges are specifically interested in these days. - Cross-cultural Kids - Lisa and others like her are what Van Reken has defined in the 2009 revised edition of Third Culture Kids as “Cross-Cultural ..."

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"This book is filled with superb materials to help global nomads stay the course during their transition to university. Tina..."

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