Tag Archives: Useful College Tips

Top 10 Most Awesome Reasons To Study Abroad

Studying abroad supplies you with more employment opportunities than you may have thought possible – Once you’ve gotten a valuable degree from a university in an English speaking country, you’ve just improved your resume by a million! A survey done … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking

What is the one thing humans have that allows them to stand out at the top of any other living organism on this planet? The ability to think! Even more importantly, it’s the ability to think on one’s own accord … 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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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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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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