Student Voices

Want to know what it’s truly like to be an international student at your dream school? Read about the current experiences of real international students studying in the USA right now. Learn from them what it’s like to be in U.S. classrooms, make friends, get a job, and more.

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EXCUSES FOR BECOMING AN ADULT

Hamdiatu Yakubu, from Ghana, West Africa, reflects on how she used to yearn to be an adult when she was a teenager. She asks, “Wait!!! Did you also yearn to be an adult during your teens? I do not know the ideal age to turn into an adult. Are you an...

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Balancing Summer Break with Taking Summer Classes

International student Ayako Miyakoshi from Japan is studying at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida. She’s chosen to take summer classes so she can graduate in a 2-year period. But she’s found a way to balance both going to school and al...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
June 15th, 2022
Three Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

Three Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

Ayako Miyakoshi from Japan is a student blogger studying accounting at Hillsborough Community College. She believes that “What you gain through studying abroad makes it worth it. Believe me! All of the new experiences will give you different perspect...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
May 26th, 2022
Stories Affect Our Growth

Stories Affect Our Growth

Blogger Acalli Navarro, who is a student at Truckee Meadows Community College, discusses stories and why they matter. He explains, “After listening to what the people I interviewed had to say about the stories and their messages, I decided that stori...

UC Berkeley: Experience of a Lifetime!

UC Berkeley: Experience of a Lifetime!

“Hi, I am Sakshi Jain from India. I joined the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program (BHGAP) in January 2022.” Prior to studying in the U.S., Sakshi graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from IIM Lucknow, India, and worked in the consumer...

Fast Track to a 4-Year Computer Science Degree

Fast Track to a 4-Year Computer Science Degree

Elgin Community College offers an Associate in Science degree that is designed to transfer easily to a four-year college or university and make it possible for you to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. This pathway incorporate...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
May 23rd, 2022
Setting Boundaries and Why They Matter

Setting Boundaries and Why They Matter

Blogger Acalli Navarro, who is a student at Truckee Meadows Community College, discusses boundaries, why they matter, and how to evaluate them depending on different settings. He explains, “As boundaries are defined by each individual differently due...

Engineering Your Future at the University of Arkansas

Engineering Your Future at the University of Arkansas

Imagine a world without mechanical engineering: no cars, trains, planes, or even moving toys! Mechanical engineers are involved in various aspects of a product's development. Find your future in mechanical engineering at the University of Arkansas!

Student blogger Aanchal Tangri: Where is she now?

Student blogger Aanchal Tangri: Where is she now?

Student blogger Aanchal Tangri graduated from Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada, with a degree in communications studies. After graduation, she became a college employee when she took a job as a digital media program specialist in the...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
May 2nd, 2022
Second-Chance Prom at Genesee Community College

Second-Chance Prom at Genesee Community College

SUNY Genesee Community College gave its students a Second-Chance Prom to make up for those who didn’t have a prom due to the pandemic. Student blogger Francesca Pieter had fun getting ready with her friends and danced in the Student Union at the wint...

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Growth begins when you step out of your comfort zone. Mesa Community College is there to support you every step of the way, whether that’s through the Intensive English Program, Business, Information Technology or any other program that pushes you to...

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