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Blog: Nord ’17 Plans to Complete Course Work and Internship During Yearlong Study in China

September 8th, 2015 by 

Tom Rettig

NAME Holly Nord ’17

HOMETOWN Killingworth, Connecticut

AREAS OF STUDY Political science and Chinese double major

WHERE SHE’S STUDYING Beijing (fall) Shanghai (spring)

WHY SHE CHOSE CHINA “To improve my Mandarin and become immersed in the Chinese culture. This unique study abroad program also allows me to apply what I learn in the Beijing classrooms in the fall directly to an internship in Shanghai in the spring.”

WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO “Embracing the culture, improving the language and visiting major landmarks in China, including the Summer Palace, Great Wall, and the Bund.”

WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “I want to share my experiences with friends, family, and students interested in studying Chinese at Holy Cross.”

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