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By on May 15th, 2017

Major U.S. Holiday International Students Should Know About

International students spending time in America should know about the major holidays they’ll experience. While some of the below examples may also be celebrated in your country, it’s still worth noting any differences. Halloween For the entire month of October, you should expect that your campus and the city around it will start looking a bit spooky. You’ll see pumpkins carved with menacing faces, skeletons, and all kinds of depictions of ghosts, witches, and monsters. That’s because Halloween takes place…

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By on May 12th, 2017

What International Students Should Expect from College in America

Although international students coming to America have a lot to look forward to, it’s understandable that they might be a bit nervous, as well. They’re going be in a completely new place with all kinds of different customs and traditions. While there’s no substitution for the experience itself, the following should help you better understand what to expect. You’ll Have Plenty of Help, but You Still Need to Be Proactive Although you may feel like a bit of an outsider…

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By on May 8th, 2017

Common Forms of American Slang and Phrases All International Students Should Know

Headed to America? Thousands of international students are! You’re in for a real adventure and a lot of good times. However, you might be worried about talking to Americans and making new friends. If that’s the case, the following slang terms and phrases should help you adapt quickly. “I feel like…” This phrase has become popular in America over the past five years or so. It’s showing no signs of slowing down, so it’s important you understand what it really…

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