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Studying for Finals: The 12 College Student Stages

Getting ready for final exams this semester? Here’s how things will probably go. We’re so sorry. Also, you know, good luck! You’ll do great. 1. You tell yourself: “Don’t freak out.” We’ll get through this together. ReactionGIFs 2. You freak out. On second thought…okay, freak out a little bit. Giphy 3. You fall in love with coffee. Caffeine! That’s a... Continue reading Studying for Finals: The 12 College Student Stages
American Culture

3 Reasons People Say “Happy Holidays,” Instead of “Merry Christmas”

This time of year, you see fuzzy red and white Santa hats, Christmas trees and other festive decorations. For many Americans, Christmas is the big December holiday. So why is the common trend to say, “Happy holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”? There are actually several important reasons why it’s popular to say “happy holidays”: It’s... Continue reading 3 Reasons People Say “Happy Holidays,” Instead of “Merry Christmas”
College Tips, Life at KU

Three Tips for International Students to Save Money

As one of the most historical and famous universities in the U.S., KU provides international students with a wonderful higher education experience. At the same time, it can also be expensive for international students to study abroad. Here are three tips to help international students save and earn money while at school.        Image: ljworld... Continue reading Three Tips for International Students to Save Money
College Tips, Life at KU

JayTalk: 3 Easy Ways to Make Friends at University

Making friends is a really important skill for every student to have. At KU, my friends make me feel warm, and we always have a good time participating in different activiites, such as class assignments, or video games. Sometimes, my friends even teach me about their culture, which is really cool. Today, I would like to give you... Continue reading JayTalk: 3 Easy Ways to Make Friends at University
College Tips, Life at KU

Three Must-Know KU Topics for International Students

Before arriving in Lawrence, KS international students usually have a lot questions about what their new life at KU will be like. In this blog, I will provide information on three popular topics, I believe, are important to international students, namely campus housing, dining, and transportation.                         ... Continue reading Three Must-Know KU Topics for International Students