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Coming to the US – what you need to be prepared for at college

Coming to the US – what you need to be prepared for at college

You have been accepted into the school of your dreams, you have packed your bags and said good bye to your friends and family.  You have just boarded a plane to the U.S., all prepped and ready for the adventure.  But what happens when you get off of that plane? First impressions and expectations when […]

5 Ways International Students can make friends with Americans

5 Ways International Students can make friends with Americans

It is not surprising to find International students experiencing some level of loneliness and hurdles to overcome when trying to connect with American students and American culture.  Leaving your family and friends, finding yourself in a new and strange culture, and speaking a different language can be pretty challenging. We at peerTransfer are here to […]

Scott F. Cooper: How immigration reform is a key to Michigan’s economy

Scott F. Cooper: How immigration reform is a key to Michigan’s economy

Michigan’s international students and graduates have a mammoth impact on the state’s new economy and the crucial endeavors needed to keep those young, talented adults here. High-tech fields are changing the face of Michigan’s employment landscape. Michigan is third nationwide in creating new jobs in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM), behind only California and […]

Social Life

Social Life

Your interaction with other people—your social life—is an integral part of your stay in the United States. To make the most of it, get ready to introduce yourself in a positive way to fellow students, professors, and other people both on- and off-campus. One of your first introductions to social life on a U.S. campus […]