Tag: culture

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

Being Muslim on Campus: The Good and The Bad

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A Muslim student shares her ups and downs on campus, from joining the Muslim Student Association at her college to dealing with Islamophobia from some of her peers. read more

Culture and Change in College

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Student, University of Wisconsin-Superior

A story of diversity, ignorance, social responsibility...and selfies read more

College Student City Guide: Boston

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Writer, Senior Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Here, we welcome you to that feisty New England city that is still a quintessential college town, where the Red Sox call home and they love that dirty water: Boston. 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

Inspiring Cultural Leadership in College Students

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Assistant Professor, Author, Speaker

Most college educators agree that we are not simply in the business of manufacturing college graduates but, more importantly, developing conscious citizens. And inspiring this complex understanding of the world and what role you have to play in making an impact is ultimately about leadership. read more

Why Diversity Matters in College Admission

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College Admission Coach; Author

College counselor and Quetzal Mama Roxanne Ocampo debunks some myths while sharing the importance of diversity and cultural authenticity in the college admission process. 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

International Students Bring More Fun to Campus

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Broadcast Journalism Major, Boston University

Students from other countries are coming to the United States for college now more than ever. During the 2010-2011 school year, over 70,000 students came from India and China individually, over 20,000 from Canada, and 5,000 or more from France, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil each. Colleges in the United States are able to expand the diversity on their campuses through these impressive trends. read more