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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 friends this summer! Read more

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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 days." Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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 maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA. Amit will be attending Iowa State University to pursue a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. He will be researching in Construction Engineering and Management research projects, transportation engineering related research projects. Read more

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First Week in the United States

"The next day was a surprise day for me. I went to school in the morning, and when I came back home, my host sisters invited me to a swing dance party. I have never joined a dance party before, so my host sisters helped me to dress up, and then all of the kids in my host family went to the party with me too." Read more

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Another Country, Another Experience

In the English course, I made friends that were in the same situation as me. We shared tips, and I realized that there was nothing to be afraid of. Every time I talked, people asked me questions and I could open up more. Read more

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Anti-Blackness in Asian Culture

Remember to CHECK YOUR BIASES and STAND UP TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ABOUT RACISM! Recognize that racism escalates from jokes to murders in the most devastating way and do your part to fight against it. Read more

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Welcome to Dayton University!

UDayton Global's Career Accelerator starts from your very first day at Orientation, all the way through your undergraduate or postgraduate degree program. We give you the tools you need to be successful in your job search - whether you're seeking a part-time on-campus job, an internship or a post-degree placement. Read more

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Giuliana Iamele, from Argentina, is studying Psychology at Mesa Community College

My name is Giuli, I'm 25 years old. I was born in Argentina, but I lived most of my life in Germany. My father is Argentine, my mother is Brazilian, and I lived in both countries until the age of 10, which is how I learned how to speak Spanish and Portuguese. Later we moved to Germany where I learned German and English. After I graduated high school, I went to London as an Au-Pair, where I was able to practice more English. In 2017 I traveled with my best friend to the U.S. for the first time. Here, I met my current husband James, who came to visit my family after my trip to the U.S. I decided to come and live in the U.S. with James and pursue my dream of studying psychology here. In January 2019 I finally started my Associates's Degree at MCC and will finish it in December. I am hoping to transfer to a 4-year University next year to finish my Bachelor's Degree. Read more

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Outdoor Fun Under the Quarantine Sun

Growing up in Costa Rica, I used to visit waterfalls with my family all the time, so it brought back  sweet memories. The view was absolutely breathtaking and the water was so refreshing. Listening to the waterfall helped me relax and reminded me that even in troubling times there is still beauty around us.  Read more