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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
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
American Culture

Popular American Foods: Top 10 Appetizers, Entrees & Sides

It's winter time. Countdown for finals is starting. All good reasons to store some body fat? Maybe. But if you plan to do so... Welcome to American cuisine: New. Exciting. And maybe disgusting. Here are some of the most popular American lunch and dinner items you’ll find in the dining hall and restaurants. We hope you’re hungry…for... Continue reading Popular American Foods: Top 10 Appetizers, Entrees & Sides