Reentry: Supporting Students in the Final Stage of Study Abroad



It is often more challenging for students to readjust to their home culture upon return from an international or cross-cultural experience than it is for them to adjust to their new culture upon arrival in a foreign community. Many professionals argue that the readjustment process is actually the most important stage of the international experience. How can we as educational administrators help our students in the process of turning reverse culture shock into a positive learning experience?