The author of "The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition" talks about the double adjustment international students go through when returning to their home country for college / university. They must not only make the transition to a new life stage as an independent adult but to a whole new culture as well, for even their home country culture will be foreign to them in many respects. This is something that can come as a huge surprise.

OACAC_Article_Fall_2010.pdf