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What is Culture Shock?

What is Culture Shock?

Cultural adjustment is a process an individual has to go through to be able to work effectively and live comfortably in a place that is new and unfamiliar to them. Living in a new culture requires you to learn a new set of cultural patterns and behaviors. This process can be very challenging and sometimes […]

Pick Up Job Skills From Studying in the U.S

Pick Up Job Skills From Studying in the U.S

By EMILY BURT A reader left a comment on one of my previous posts saying that the only reason international students attend college in America is to study hard and get the best job they can after college. I fundamentally disagree, and believe that the international student experience is about much more than just working hard – but I do […]

3 Rules for International Students Using U.S. Social Media

3 Rules for International Students Using U.S. Social Media

By YAO LU Social media services have become a great resource for many college students who want to stay connected to campus. Prospective students can also use websites such as Facebook and Twitter in order to get firsthand information about the schools they are interested in. However, there are a few things international students should be aware of when connecting with their […]

5 Ways to Pick the Right College Major

5 Ways to Pick the Right College Major

Students should follow their hearts, not simply choose a major that betters job prospects. By BRIAN BURNSED To be an English major or not to be? That is the question that plagues thousands of newly minted college students each year, who have nightmares of walking off the stage at graduation directly into an unemployment line. But […]