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.

Why I Decided to Attend Genesee Community College

Why I Decided to Attend Genesee Community College

I chose Genesee Community College because of the tuition price, the location, being in New York only a few hours away from Niagara Falls and Canada, and lastly because of the manners that wer shown to me during the time that I was preparing to come. ...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
September 30th, 2020
Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance?

Remote Learning: Hurdle or Chance?

Our generation of students and professors will “survive” this pandemic if we are be able to adapt to this change that everyone is living in. The pandemic may be either an obstacle or an opportunity, but what really matters is your outlook on it!

Racism and Us

Racism and Us

I want you all to ask yourself the following question, close your eyes and wonder about it for fifteen seconds: Do you want your children and the next generation of people to live in the world we are living now? Go ahead, close your eyes now! Welcome...

Fall 2020 from Home!

Fall 2020 from Home!

Using your campus resources is extremely important! At TMCC the tutoring center and library is open for appointments and help with homework. This is beneficial for many students who struggle with online learning and prefer in-person assistance for su...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
September 23rd, 2020
5 tips on how to be fluent in English within 60 days

5 tips on how to be fluent in English within 60 days

It is the dream of every English learner to become as fluent as a native English speaker within a short period of English learning. Being fluent in English goes beyond just having a wealth of knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary it has to tran...

The American Wedding

The American Wedding

I learned many things about American style weddings, and met interesting people. I think it was a good chance for me to integrate more where I’m living and build good relationships with people around me.

Culture Shock

Culture Shock

Culture shock happens to almost everyone that is visiting a foreign country for the first time. A new environment and culture can make people feel disoriented and confused. Commonly, students coming to the USA get homesick and can present some kind o...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
September 11th, 2020
Study at the College of Central Florida

Study at the College of Central Florida

Meet Zhengying from China, a student at the College of Central Florida. She is majoring in Biology which is among the 140 academic pathways you can choose from at CF. She is sharing why she chose to study at the College of Central Florida.

How to Live THE American Experience

How to Live THE American Experience

Having a host family will directly immerse you into the American culture. You will be living in an American home, the food served is usually American… and if your host family is kind enough, they will show you around or make you participate in their...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
September 4th, 2020
Art During Quarantine at LACC

Art During Quarantine at LACC

Inspired by the work of Alessio Albi, one of my favorite photographers, I took a turn on my work and started doing photo sessions via FaceTime. I prepared the concept, spot, makeup, and looks fully through video conference. And with the help of the m...

Stay Focus, Stay Safe in Fall Semester

Stay Focus, Stay Safe in Fall Semester

People can’t live without friends. Despite the pandemic, you can have a lot of opportunities to meet new friends and stay connected with society. In every university or college, the Center for International Student will help you to get in touch with...

Service Learning and Student Breaks at Auburn

Service Learning and Student Breaks at Auburn

College service projects create valuable experiential education for international students. Auburn University’s recent winter break trip to DC offered volunteer opportunities and out-of-the-classroom learning.

A Summer Trip to Oregon

A Summer Trip to Oregon

This Oregon trip was my first summer trip with my host family. This is a special trip because I was traveling during America's Independence week. I love America, and I’m looking forward to making more memories and experiences with my host family and...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
August 19th, 2020
First day of class and how not to lose it

First day of class and how not to lose it

First days are always stressful and overwhelming. Do not forget that you are not the only one in that situation. Take this opportunity to learn about you. What makes you worried, what stresses you the most, and what can you learn for future "first da...

Quarantine Time

Quarantine Time

Taking classes online has been much more fun than I expected, and I think it has made us all put our creativity into practice! We spend a lot of time together, laughing and talking a lot, and I love it.

Times My Mother Stood Up For Me

Times My Mother Stood Up For Me

Coming to the U.S. to fulfill my college career was a dream that I’ve had for many years. My mom stood up for me in every step of the way. She went with me to every interview, every test, every meeting in order to get here.

GRADUATION SPOTLIGHT: Amit Tripathi from Nepal

GRADUATION SPOTLIGHT: Amit Tripathi from Nepal

Amit has recently shared his amazing experience at Southern Miss. He hasn’t just accomplished earning a double degree in Construction Engineering Technology (BS) and Economics (BA) from the University of Southern Mississippi, but he has done it by ma...

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