Does Addiction Follow You Around the World?

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As a counseling student, my focus of study is on addictions. I saw my trip to China as a unique opportunity to see how different cultures view the concept of an addiction. Do they see addiction as a disease? Is addiction a well-known problem? Do they have counselors to help people battle their addictions? What […]

America vs. China vs. England

Students were very interested in what we had to say about our own education.

An introduction to the interviews conducted in both America and China Since I am a counseling student, my interests were quite a bit different from those of others. I have to be honest in saying I wasn’t as invested in the concept of teaching and learning as others were. I feel like my interviews in […]

The horse.

See? Look how much more mythical this is compared to a human.

During my time in China, the exhibit that stood the most out to me was the Terracotta Warriors. First of all, it was so COOL! As embarassing as this may sound, I had never heard of the Terracotta Warriors before coming to China. I hope that doesn’t make me sound too ignorant. However, the more […]

Katharine Sperandio


Howdy! My name is Katharine Sperandio and I am a first year graduate student in the Community Counseling–Addictions program. So far, I have really enjoyed my time here at William and Mary. I was born and raised in Texas. As much as I miss my Tex-Mex, seeing cows everywhere, country dancing, and my family, I […]