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4 Ways Reverse Culture Shock Can Affect International Students

4 Ways Reverse Culture Shock Can Affect International Students

By EMILY BURT Before leaving for the U.S.,international students likely receive plenty of advice about moving to another country and dealing with culture shock – the experience of adjusting to a new place when you arrive for the first time. However, the people at home advising you are less likely to know about reverse culture shock, […]

How Americans celebrate New Year’s Eve

How Americans celebrate New Year’s Eve

Can you believe it?  Another year is coming to an end and New Year’s Eve is just around the corner.  You may now be wondering – what shall I do, where should I go and how should I celebrate into the New Year 2014?! No worries, we at peerTransfer have come up with a list of things […]

What to do over the holidays

What to do over the holidays

The year is coming to an end and that means the holiday break is approaching.  Most American students go home to visit with their families, but many International Students stay in the U.S. as oversea travel can be costly.  Being away from home can make the distance between loved ones greater, but don’t frown, there […]

International Students: Opening a US Bank Account

International Students: Opening a US Bank Account

One of the things we hear confuses international students the most is the US banking system. At peerTransfer we have created a list to help you choose the right local bank account and gather all the things you need to speed up the process of opening one. These are the different account types that most US banks […]