Category Archives: Useful College Tips

Halal In North America

What Is Halal? On the Eastern side of the hemisphere, most commonly in Muslim countries, halal food is the norm. While halal is certainly served and sold within countries such as the United States, Canada or even stretching out to … Continue reading

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Student Survival: How To Love Your College Roommate

Do you have any brothers or sisters? Have you had to share a room with them? If so, how did that work out for you? Did you get along well or did you argue over who was touching one centimeter … Continue reading

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Student Survival: Homesickness

Have you ever felt homesick before? 99% of you have whether you can remember or not! Almost everyone has experienced that dreaded feeling of missing mommy and daddy along with materialistic things you own whether you were a tot in … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

Definition of culture shock: ‘Culture shock’ is a term used to describe the anxiety produced when a person moves from a familiar culture to an entirely different cultural or social environment.  Familiar sights, sounds and smells are no longer around … Continue reading

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Preparing For Your American Student Visa Interview – PART II

Visa officers get tons of applicants every day which means student visa interviews are very short, lasting only a few minutes. This means you only have a few minutes to make an awesome first impression! Remember, as you continue reading … Continue reading

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College Fun: American College Slang

Slang is the poetry of everyday life.  – S. I. Hayakawa, Language in Action, 1941 Going to an American college more than halfway across the world can seem a bit nerve-racking, especially when English isn’t your first language. To help … Continue reading

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The Best Questions For Prospective International Students To Ask

As a note from an International Education Advisor personally, I’d like to point out the fact that while these educational posts are geared towards Pakistani students, in many other regions, the same questions, concerns and concepts can be found and … Continue reading

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