Emily Hervey's Cultural Transitions During Childhood And Adjustment To College

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Emily Hervey, a licensed Clinical Psychologist , in her article "Cultural Transitions During Childhood and Adjustment to College” (2009), argues that a missionary kids past experiences with transitions will affect how they perceive current ones. She supports this claim by first demonstrating that missionary kids adapt to their foreign culture even though it is not their parent’s culture (p. 1-3), then she showed how this can lead to bad experiences when transitioning (p. 1-3), and finally she used statistics to prove that missionary kids who had bad experiences transitioning were more likely to have bad experiences transitioning into college (p. 7). Hervey’s purpose is to convince the reader that bad experiences early on in a missionary kid’s

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