Tag: culture shock

7 Reasons the United States Should Be Your Study Destination

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International Student

Considering a US education for university? Check out these seven reasons you should study in the United States. read more

6 Questions to Ask About a University's Cultural Fit

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Former Director of Marketing & Enrollment Management, St. Thomas University

Finding a good cultural fit in a university is important to ensure you'll be comfortable on campus. Here's how to review schools through this cultural lens. read more

How International Students Can Culturally Prepare for Studying in the United States

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Student, Northwestern University

From one international student to another, here is a list of mental preparations you should think through before you leave. read more

Seven Tips for International Students Considering Studying in the United States

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Student

An international student shares some of her advice for applying to colleges in the United States and adjusting to life in America. read more

Staying Connected to Your Home Country and Family

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International Student Advisor, Slippery Rock University

Each year tens of thousands of international students travel to the United States to attend a college or university. The experience is often exciting, but at other times can be daunting, so staying connected with friends and family is essential to the well-being of an international student. read more

Culture Shock

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Director of Admission, Loyola New Orleans University

Whether you are starting school across the state or across the globe, the transition to this next stage in your life can be stressful. read more

New College, New Culture

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Director of Admission, Loyola New Orleans University

Loyola University New Orleans' Center for International Education outlines the steps you can take to help you adjust to a new culture. read more

How Does Working With International Students Differ?

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Associate Director of Educational Directions, Inc.

Although they're students just the same, there are extra steps and cultural considerations when working with international students. One expert weighs in. read more

Steph Yiu Profile Part 2: Third Culture Kids and Invisible Immigrants

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

In the "TCK Guide to College," an editorial guide of sentiments and advice from existing articles, Yiu underscores a common and unlikely position that international students often find themselves: the "invisible immigrant". An obscure and misunderstood demographic, the invisible immigrant may appear American or fully integrated into American society, but may not be in reality. read more

Profile of Denizen Magazine Founder Steph Yiu

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

Unsatisfied by the lack of editorial content focusing on the contemporary Third Culture Kid (TCK) experience, Steph Yiu took matters into her own hands when she graduated college. In 2008, she started Denizenmag.com, a diverse community of international contributors who have found a sense of home and companionship in a digital space. read more