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How I Got into UC Berkeley and UCLA 

Soon enough, I had my next year and a half planned out with specific classes I would take each semester. And I loved that feeling! The feeling of knowing exactly what I had to do.... it was very nice to know what my next semester was going to look like.  Read more

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The Rhythm Project

Ayesha Thatte used social media to crowdfund The Rhythm Project, an idea she created that would bring necessary supplies and resources to an NGO for educating, healing, and empowering girls. Read more

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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