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Our House, Our World

I am so grateful I get to live in this wonderful house with extraordinary people from all over the world. Sometimes I can’t believe we all grew up in such different environments because under our roof, we all feel connected and appreciated. Read more

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University of Arkansas FBLive Student Session

An international student and the assistant director of international student recruitment from the University of Arkansas (UA) share the differences in this Facebook Live session! Watch for a general overview of UA, including undergraduate and graduate admissions processes, international student resources, and information on the community of Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Read more

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Looking for a Safe Campus in Missouri?

As we plan on welcoming our students back to campus for in-person classes in the fall, we look forward to continuing the preventive measures we have in place to help ensure the safety of our campus community,” Northwest Missouri State University President Dr. John Jasinski said. Read more

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Santa Barbara City College FBLive Student Session

Check out Santa Barbara City College’s Facebook Live session about Community Colleges’ Guide to a Bachelor’s Degree, Benefits of Starting at a Community College, and SBCC Student Services and Response to COVID-19! Santa Barbara City College is a community college located in coastal California with approximately 15,000 students, including 1,000 international students from more than 80 different countries. Read more

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How I Spend Time

I think everybody has different ways to spend time, maintain their motivation, stay healthy, and adjust to these dramatic changes during this period. Read more

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Hope College FBLive Student Session

Check out Hope College’s Facebook Live session on the “Benefits of a Small Liberal Arts College Education” by Jim Crawley, director of global recruitment. Hope College is known for its highly ranked academic programs, personal attention from professors (11:1 ratio), and excellent placement rates into top graduate programs. Read more

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The Bright Side of Self-Isolation

I think that being self-isolated throughout these days has given me enough time to have little chats with myself. I believe that dedicating at least a couple of minutes in a day to yourself is extremely beneficial and healthy. Read more

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An Invisible Force

We don’t need to physically see this virus to know that it is here. As we are all fighting against COVID-19 this year, I believe we should all fight back with the most powerful invisible force on earth (after gravity of course!)... faith! Read more

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Austin, TX: An Amazing City

When a foreign student is seeking for an experience of studying in the United States, there are certainly many aspects to consider before making the final choice of where and what to study, and for many, the location is positioned within the top list of considerations.  Read more

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Pandemic in a Foreign Place

I am also just blown away by the support the JC has has extended to its students and student workers throughout this pandemic!! You’re doing great, sweetie!! Administration and faculty have truly been as accommodating as possible, making almost all resources accessible online so we’re not left to drown, as well as continuing to pay student workers regardless of their ability to work from home. Read more

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COVID-19

This virus has impacted all of us in one way or the other, but we must understand that this is serious. It is very important for us to realize it and do everything we can to stop the spread of the virus. Read more

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Santa Barbara City College

SBCC has significantly expanded its online programs and offers more than two dozen completely online degree and certificate programs in areas ranging from business and marketing to information management and medical coding. Read more

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Holidays and Weekends

The practice of how people spend time on holiday and weekends shows their culture. There are many differences between my culture and American culture. I really enjoy spending time on weekends and holidays in the United States. Read more

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Friends

Friends are key to enjoying American life when studying abroad in the United States. They make it possible for me to enjoy my life and never get bored. Read more