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Surviving Winter in the United States

In case you are an international student in the United States and you are preparing for a forthcoming winter, then it is advisable you start making plans now! Especially if you haven’t experienced freezing weather before. Below are few tips for surviving winter in the United States. 1. Accessorize smarter Accessories are not just for fashion, especially when the weather …

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Maintaining Your Resilience When the Honeymoon Phase Ends

So you’ve made it past the first few weeks of the semester and you are on fire for the rest of it. Absolutely brilliant! BUT, what are you going to do once the honeymoon of studying in the US wears off and things aren’t as great as when you first arrived? The weather is going to get colder, the excitement …

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Duolingo Offers Test to Assess English Skills of International Students

Duolingo, international student voice magazine

For nearly 45 years, higher education institutions in the U.S have been using the “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL), for assessing a foreign applicant’s level and understanding of English. Likewise, a similar test called IELTS has been used in European English-speaking universities and colleges since 1989. Now, Duolingo has entered the arena of English skills assessment. Duolingo …

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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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10 Tips for New International Students in the United States

If you’re new to the United States or perhaps you’ve been in the country for a while, we think these 10 tips for international students can be helpful. This article was written by an international student who wished to remain anonymous.  Share your feedback about these tips by commenting below or on social media! 1 Pay attention to hygiene   This may be the …

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My First Night in the USA

Yashwant Prakash Vyas, an international student from India shares the experience of his first night in the United States and the very important lesson he learned.

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