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What is life like as a vet?

All pet owners will agree that animals have their own special ways of putting a smile on our faces and providing a sense of purpose and fulfilment. Animals can also provide emotional and psychological benefits and reduce the feelings of loneliness and isolation in human beings. If you’re an animal lover and would like to build a career helping them, being a veterinarian could be right for you. Read more

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I Know What It’s Like!

She knows what’s like living abroad, far from her own country, and learning how to speak a new language. But now she is in the U.S., where she was born, and helps international students achieve their life goals. Read more

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Ways to Success

Imagine that for your first birthday, your parents offer you a book which encompasses everything about life: The harmony of the universe, human relationships, success, and everything else we can think of. Imagine you have been given the “Book of Life,” a manuscript that guarantees your success and happiness during your time on this earth. Read more

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The Journey of My College Friend: Lisa's Relentless Courage, Perseverance, and Faith

I hope that others who have endured adversity can find the strength to keep chasing their dreams because life is too short and too beautiful not to pursue something you love deeply. However, when doing so, don’t forget the most important things in life — the relationships with your family and friends, the experiences you go through, and the people you meet. I am forever thankful for my painful journey; without it, there are so many incredible individuals that I would have never crossed paths with, individuals who truly changed my life. Read more

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Just a Cup of Coffee

If I may give advice to someone who is going to come to the U.S. for studying, I will say: Try to come here with a background in English. Do not start studying English here from scratch! The journey of learning a language never ends. It requires humbleness, practice, and a willingness to accept correction from others. Do not be afraid of learning a new language. It is not a hurdle on your journey; it is the door that opens up your journey instead. Read more

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Campus Activities

Some of the best advice I can share when it comes to college is to attend campus activities and events. Attend as many as you can! Many colleges offer academic events, conferences, speakers, club fairs, theater shows, and much more.  Read more

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Studying Abroad at UCSB... From Home!

I became an exchange student at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the fall 2020 quarter. This year, COVID-19 changed a lot, including people’s lifestyle and the forms of studying and working. Read more