Home » Archives by category » CULTURE (Page 7)

Facing an Emergency as an International Student

Facing an Emergency as an International Student

by Bryanna Davis Being an international student means having the chance to experience a whole new world! While most students who study abroad for a few weeks or years never stumble into any problems- there are a select few who do. In the event that the odds are not in your favor, it’s best to […]

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, thanks to an extremely rare convergence, Thanksgiving (Nov. 28) falls during the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights. Some are calling it “Hanu-giving.” Others prefer “Thanksgivukkah.” We at peerTransfer would like to take a moment and tell you a little bit more about Hanukkah and wish you happy holidays!   What is Hanukkah: Hanukkah, also known as The […]

Immunization 101 for International Students coming to the USA

Immunization 101 for International Students coming to the USA

In preparation for your move to the US, including getting accepted by your school, choosing courses, setting up accommodation, buying plane tickets, etc. International students should not forget to arrange immunizations for studying in the USA! We here at peerTransfer have come up with a list of thing to keep in mind when preparing for vaccines.   Most […]

How to deal with leaving your home country and culture shock

How to deal with leaving your home country and culture shock

  You have probably heard about it a hundred times, and some of us may not have called it culture shock, yet most of us experience the differences and challenges when moving out of familiar home surroundings into the “Wild Wild West”. We at peerTransfer are here to help you prepare for a time at college when […]