Abraham Sorock 100,000 strong“Come over [to China] with an open mind, willing to work hard and have your assumptions challenged.  Learn the language and really try to understand the logic underlying the unexpected things you will see.  We need more Americans here to share perspectives and more importantly to experience Chinese perspectives, as they will increasingly shape the world we share.”Abraham Sorock, 25

Hometown: Washington, DC

School in the United States: University of Wisconsin – Madison

Where and when studied in China: Hamilton College ACC (Associated Colleges in China) Intensive Language Program, Capitol University of Economics and Business, Beijing, Spring-Summer 2008;  Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies, Nanjing, Fall 2009-Spring 2010