Jessica Stanton - China TEFL Ambassador
Social Media Ambassador - Chongqing, China
 @thejesstination

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Where are you from? Charlotte, NC-Pittsburgh, PA-Cleveland, OH
 
Age: 35
 
Star Sign: Sagittarius
 
University: Campbell University
 
Major: Biology
 
Spirit Animal: Rhianna
 
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Is this your first time abroad? If not, where have you traveled?
 
I taught in Medellin, Colombia 2016-2017. I’ve traveled around all three Americas and now traveling Asia.
 
 
What made you decide to teach abroad?
 

I was feeling stagnant in life and wanted to travel more while still earning money. 

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Why did you choose to teach English in China?
 
I chose China because it's one of the better-paying countries for TEFL teachers. I had a choice between Beijing and Chongqing; I chose the latter because it seemed like a better city for me.
 
 
What are you most excited about being an ITA Ambassador?
 
I’m most excited about getting to know new people and finding new opportunities.
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If you could go back in time, what piece of advice would you give yourself before you went abroad?
 
Save more money, pack fewer things.
 
 
Jessica Stanton - Asia
 
 
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