Songting Hu was born in Shanghai and graduated with an undergraduate degree in Business English from the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade. In addition to Mandarin, Songting is fluent in English and speaks some Korean and Japanese. After graduation her hope is to find an internship here in the United States to learn about how other teaching institutions operate and then go back to Shanghai to work in an English teaching organization.
One of her personal goals while living in this country is to climb to the top of the Empire State Building. She enjoys the weather and convenience of life in San Diego and in her free time, likes to hike and attend festivals with local people to take in the food and culture.