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
Studying for final exams is the second biggest enemy facing college kids (right behind “running out of ramen at 3am”). Here are our tips for studying success, with a little help from beloved college-themed TV show Community. Study with classmates Mashable A study group can add fun, encouragement and other benefits to preparing for tests. Make... Continue reading Tips for Studying for Finals
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
The great poet William Butler Yeats once said, “There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met.” As you study in America, you’ll come across many opportunities to meet new people. But will you take advantage of these chances? Yes, you will. Because who are you to disrespect William Butler Yeats? The man... Continue reading How to make friends while studying abroad
Weeks into your first semester? Mid-terms stressing you out? As the excitement of starting college is fading away, and the classes are getting hard, now you might be looking back and missing your family, your friends, and your favorite foods… If that’s the case for you, we are here to help! Below you will find... Continue reading Miss living at home? Here’s how to handle it!
American football can be as confusing as it is exciting. While there’s a lot to learn, you’ll have a lot of fun along the way. To help you get started, here’s a football “cheat sheet” to check out! What is American football? American football is the most popular sport in America. It’s an exciting mix... Continue reading Getting to know American football
The University Career Center's mission is to educate students about planning and developing their careers. This means connecting students with employment, internship, and co-op opportunities. We work directly with faculty, alumni, and employers to give you the most (and best) career opportunities possible! Check out some of our stats below: Continue reading How KU’s University Career Center Helps You Find Jobs
New country, new school, new awkward. You’ll be a sophomore soon enough. 1) You don’t understand a reference to something American. BuzzFeed 2) You pretend to understand a reference to something American. Reaction GIFs 3) Someone you don’t recognize says hello to you. Giphy 4) You mistakenly think someone is saying hello to you when... Continue reading 27 awkward things that will happen freshman year