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8 Surprises International Students may face when first coming to the U.S.

8 Surprises International Students may face when first coming to the U.S.

The first days of living and studying in a new country can introduce cultural differences that might surprise even the most prepared students.  From classroom behaviors to campus life in the U.S., international students may be experiencing some surprises when first arriving in the U.S. peerTransfer has identified a few tips to help prepare international students […]

International Students & Culture Shock

What is “Culture Shock?” Culture shock refers to the anxiety experienced by an individual when changes occur in his/her environment. These changes include the absence of familiar surroundings, family, and support systems while confronted with the task of assimilating to a new culture. Culture shock may be experienced by any person who spends an extended […]

An Adventure in American Culture & Values

An Adventure in American Culture & Values

Studying in the United States of America can be a wonderful learning experience. Both in and out of the classroom you will learn and practice the English language. You will also learn much about American life and its sometimes confusing culture.   As you prepare to come to the U.S., it may help to know […]

How Dating in America is Different

How Dating in America is Different

How Dating in America is Different Dating in America means going out, probably to dinner, with another person with some romantic intention. The difference between American dating and dating in other cultures is that there is no immediate expectation of beingexclusive with that person. This means that you can dateseveral people at once! Some people consider this […]