Chinese students at Ohio University just try to be themselves.

Created by Darcy Holdorf

A boom of Chinese undergraduate students struggle to find their place at Ohio University. Those who study English full time and live with other Chinese students find themselves isolated from the American college experience.

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ANDY LIU: A lot of Chinese people who live in Athens, they just study every day.

(They) don't have some ideas, don't have some dreams, but we're different.

We have some plans for the future.

I should study hard with English.

I can get a lot of opportunities for jobs, for my future.

I enjoy mixing some culture, because the world, I think the globe, is one family. Maybe after 50 years they are same language, it's just my dream, they are same culture.


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