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Top 5 Things International Students Should Know About American Culture

For several international students, studying in America brings the excitement about living in and learning different cultures. Most international students prepare for this journey by understanding the level of cultural differences that they will come across in the United States. For your convenience, we listed below the top 5 things that international students should know about American Culture. Individuality The …

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Take the Road Less Traveled When Selecting Your Study Abroad Location

Robert Frost famously wrote “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Deciding where you would like to study abroad is one of the largest hurdles that you will face when thinking about your international education opportunities and often becomes so overwhelming that it is …

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A Road to Success: The Kati Touré Story

Young Africans can often tell you that growing up in an African household was very tough or strict in some ways. From the onset certain traditions are instilled in you and you are told that “education is the greatest gift your parents could give to you” It isn’t surprising that a lot of Africans try as much as possible to …

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The Importance of Family While Studying Abroad

The very next day of New Year’s Day, I left my home country, Japan, by myself for the first time to start my new university life in Hawaii. My university is located in Hilo, Big Island of Hawaii, which is famous for the great amount of rain and active volcanos. When I arrived at Hilo, the weather was perfect and …

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A Russian Girl in the United States

From my childhood, I treated the United States as a country totally different from Europe in terms of culture. As a little girl, I considered it even an unreachable magic world with Disney and Universal Pictures characters living in. Also, I knew that it was a huge producer of mass media and mass culture: series, talk shows, music, films, musicals …

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NAFSA: International Students at Community Colleges Contributed $2.4 Billion to U.S Economy

Washington, D.C.–In 2016-2017, more than 1.78 million international students contributed $36.9 billion to the United States economy. According to new data released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, out of the 1.78 million students, nearly 100,000 attended community colleges. This group of students contributed $2.4 billion to the U.S economy. Just in California alone, international students contributed nearly $100 million. …

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What is NAFSA and Why Should Students Care?

NAFSA is the largest non-profit organization that advocates for international education in the United States and around the world. Learn more why international students and American students should care about NAFSA. First of all, what is NAFSA? This is kinda a long article, but keep reading.  To explain, let’s start with your own journey. As an international student, your journey …

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Scholarship Revoked for International Students at University of Texas at Tyler

“We initially thought we could include you as fellow this year, but the popularity of the program was far greater than expected.” That is what more than 50 international students read in an email from the University of Texas at Tyler, announcing their full-ride scholarship had been revoked. Most of these students are from Nepal and are now trying to figure …

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