I have since graduated and cycled through several jobs, but my study of Chinese has remained constant. Learning a language is a lifelong endeavor. I believe that language is not something you accomplish, but something you practice.
Before I left for Nanjing, I scoured the web and found very little information on the Chinese Flagship Capstone Year. I was so scared and nervous, and not even the world wide web had any helpful information! So that was the original goal of this blog: to help future students learn about what they could expect with Capstone.
I originally meant to create a resource for Flagships students, but I didn't expect this blog to play such a profound role in my personal journey. Reading over some of these entries brings memories flooding back. I feel so glad to not only have been able to accomplish my original goal, but to also have a real time record of my personal experience.
Currently, I am working on my professional goals of becoming a Chinese>English translator. I have created a new website to share my professional experience. If you want to know more about what life is like after graduation with a foreign language degree, I welcome you to click the link below and to browse around.
Thanks for reading. If you are a current or past flagship student, I welcome you to get in touch to say hi or ask any questions. I always love to meet a fellow flagshipper or sinophile. Thanks so much for your support. With that, this site is officially archived!