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College Tips, American Culture

Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock

It’s natural for international students to be nervous or upset while adjusting to life in the USA. Luckily, there’s good news about this “culture shock.” Other students just like you have successfully adjusted their new environment, and you can too! Get started by reading these easy to follow tips. Be patient and realistic Your adjustment... Continue reading Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock
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Highlights from KU’s first International Talent Show

How did you spend Saturday, December 6th? For over 70 international and domestic students, the highlight of their day was attending the first ever International Talent Show! Organized by the KU Academic Accelerator Program and the International Student Organization, it was a big hit with both performers and audience members.   The exciting event at... Continue reading Highlights from KU’s first International Talent Show
College Tips, American Culture

Good Conversation Starters for International Students

Practice makes perfect Once you arrive in the United States, you might be tempted to avoid speaking English. Even if you feel shy about your accent or not knowing every word, remember that if you don’t “use” your English, you risk “losing” it. Luckily, speaking English gets easier with practice. To help you get started,... Continue reading Good Conversation Starters for International Students