Xiaochen Chen is freshman at Emory University studying Music. She is born to Chinese parents, but moved to Sydney, Australia when she was very young. Xiaochen is fluent in Chinese and English, and learned French and Japanese throughout her middle + high school education. In my interview with her, Xiaochen discusses how being multilingual has helped her in her academics as well as her social life. She also mentions the difficulties she's faced with mixing up the languages, including translation. Furthermore, Xiaochen discusses how knowing many languages has opened her eyes to different cultures and helped her connect with others.