Tag Archives: American Universities

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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Heading Off To College?

It’s that time of year again when millions of high school graduates all around the world are gearing up for their first year of college and stepping into the unknown. While others are returning back to college life or continuing … Continue reading

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College Laughter: The Importance Of A Degree

What’s the number one goal of obtaining any college degree? Getting some serious job opportunities that guarantees you and your loved ones a secured future. It’s as simple as that! The recession happening all around us globally is no surprise … 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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Liberal arts: The broad strokes that paint a vivid future (via SymondsGSB’s Weblog)

Here’s a brilliant post written by Matt Symonds, showing the vast opportunities available in American universities for expanding your educational horizons: (published in The Independent, July 2011) “When I grow up, I want to be an astronaut.” Such clear-minded career … Continue reading

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Jumping Into American College Life

It’s that time again for the North American Education supplement put together by the ever popular newspaper, DAWN! The article this time around is rather interesting since it’s a compilation of all YOUR favorite posts that have been read the … 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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Preparing For Your American Student Visa Interview – PART I

Preparing for what is probably the most life-changing interview an international student will ever hold and yet, very few people actually understand the importance of properly preparing for, is their American student visa interview. There is a certain stigma that … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts and Statistics About Studying In America

Over 672,000 international students were enrolled in U.S. universities and colleges in 2008/09. Students from Asia make up 57% of the enrolled international students in the U.S. The most popular fields of study for students from abroad are in business … 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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