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International Student Stories: Naisha Sachdev “How I overcame the pandemic as an international student”

Imagine taking classes at 3 am? Imagine being not able to sleep for 3 days straight during the finals week because of the time differences. International students already face challenges of culture shock, joining communities, and adapting to new environments when they are on campus. But what struggles our international students  face during pandemic?

Naisha is international student from India and she tells us her story.  She was able to experience the difficulties of connecting with people, taking classes at night, and coping with feelings of isolation. Her courage to change the status quo of her life allowed her to join new clubs and represent her culture proudly though dance. She was able to overcome the challenges that many international students face today during the COVID-19 pandemic.