University & Scholarships

Getting a Master’s degree in Taiwan: Likes and dislikes of Taiwanese universities from a international student’s perspective

After completing my Master’s in June 2018, I sighed because I was so relieved. For a long time, I was quite dissuaded from finishing my program. I was never sure what I was doing, learning, or even knew how this was going to help me. What kept me going was realizing the opportunity afforded to […]

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Mandarin is Not Worth Learning: Unless You Have a Good Reason

I can’t find any statistics on what percentage of foreigners (Westerners) speak Mandarin in Taiwan, but by simple observation I wouldn’t expect that number to be quite low. When I say “speak Mandarin” I am setting the standard to be able to work in an office with a decent amount of Mandarin or to be […]

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