Tag: culture

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

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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

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

Expressing Your Culture through Dance

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

Dance as a cultural bridge is an idea that prevails on many campuses and beyond. read more