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Student Life Transition

5 Tips for International Students

August 16, 2022

Your first year at college is already daunting, and for international students, the addition of navigating a new country doesn’t make it any easier. College is a new stage of life full of surprises and new experiences and adjusting to a new environment. There can be a culture shock when attending a school in a different state, let alone a foreign country. 

Depending on where you are coming from, living in the U.S. can be vastly different than what your use too!

As students from all over the world prepare for their first year in college, we’ve compiled a list of some helpful tips for international students.

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Student Life

How to Experience Study Abroad From Home

Many students were forced to give up their study abroad experiences amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be hard to have to stay home when you were previously dreaming of eating pasta in Italy or exploring museums in London. Although you may not be…

March 1, 2021
Adulting

6 Smart Packing Tips if You’re Going to Study Abroad

Were you given the opportunity to study abroad? If so, you are probably counting down the days until you leave. Which now brings us to the question: What will you bring?  Trying to stuff all the things that you need into your suitcase or…

September 10, 2020
Student Life

How To Make the Most of Study Abroad

Many students have the privilege to study abroad during their time in college. Studying abroad is a great way to fully experience a different culture for an extended period of time. When studying abroad you will likely have a million things you want to…

August 27, 2020
Other Safety

The Most Common Myths about Studying Abroad

What’s your biggest motivation for studying abroad? Of course, you want to get a high-quality education, but be honest: is that the only thing? If you’re like most other students, you want your studies to be the best adventure of your life. If a…

June 18, 2017
Adulting Other

Traveling Abroad This Summer?

Studying abroad can be a fun and enjoyable experience for students. It’s the chance to broaden your horizon and experience how living in another country compares to the United States. In all of the fun that goes into traveling, do not forget to consider…

June 16, 2017
Career Other

Going, Going, Gone…Abroad!

If you’re in college, you’ve probably heard a lot about study abroad. Going abroad means being able to study in a foreign country (and sometimes in a different language) while also having the opportunity to travel, meet new people from around the world and…

July 18, 2016
Mental Health Awareness for International Students
Health Other

Mental Health Awareness for International Students

Almost half of young adults have had a mental health disorder in their lives, according to this video. If you are struggling, you are not alone. College can be a particularly susceptible time, and studying abroad, away from home in a new culture can…

May 26, 2015
Fire Safety Tips for Study Abroad
Other Safety

Fire Safety Tips for Students Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a very exciting time for most students, and more and more college students are taking advantage of this opportunity. In 2012, approximately 280,000 US students studied abroad according to the Institute of International Education. While studying internationally is a great experience…

November 6, 2013