Tag: culture

Exploring a College's Cultural Fit

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

When there's a good cultural fit, you will feel at home at the final university you choose. Here's how to review your schools through this cultural lens. read more

Being Muslim on Campus: The Good and The Bad

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

Student, University of Wisconsin-Superior

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

Say "Aloha" to the Malo in this University of Hawaii Graduation Ceremony


If you think writing on your graduation cap is the way to make a statement, just wait until you see this! read more

College Student City Guide: Boston

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


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

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

Exploring America

Editor, Carnegie Communications

The best way to learn about life in the States as an international student is to experience it firsthand, but to give you an idea of what you might encounter throughout the country, we've put together a little breakdown of the geographic regions and some of things they're known for. read more

Why Diversity Matters in College Admission

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

What is some of your advice for working with international students?

Associate Director of Educational Directions, Inc.

A good consultant must be sensitive to the culture of their prospective clients, not only so they can help these students find schools that will meet their needs, but also so that they can help them learn a little about American culture as they head off to school. read more