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.

Just a Cup of Coffee

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 humb...

Campus Activities

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. 

Studying Abroad at UCSB... From Home!

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.

Experiences Living with a Host Family

Experiences Living with a Host Family

In the first week, my host family helped me a lot to prepare for my long living life in the United States. They drove me to visit Seattle and to buy iPhone with other technologies. Then we had a great dinner in a Chinese restaurant called “Din Tai Fu...

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

My first time experiencing snow was amazing, I will never forget that day. I remember seeing the residence building covered in snow.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
November 16th, 2020
Celebrating my Birthday in the USA!

Celebrating my Birthday in the USA!

Hello, readers (I will come up with a name for you guys later)! My name is Yuna Sun Watanabe: born in Japan, raised in Hong Kong! I am also an international student at Orange Coast College and today, I turned 19 (yay)!

Tips to Manage Your Time & Mental Well-Being

Tips to Manage Your Time & Mental Well-Being

It's already been 8 months since Bellevue College officially made the switch to online. During this time, I found the most challenging thing is to keep track of my days and to use time effectively.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
November 9th, 2020
Meet Nhu from Vietnam

Meet Nhu from Vietnam

College of Central Florida is a great place to begin, continue or complete your education with more than 140 academic pathways to choose from. CF offers two-year Associate in Science degrees, two-year Associate in Arts degree and Baccalaureate degree...

Changing Bad Habits

Changing Bad Habits

I begin to take a 5-mile walk weekly and make breakfast. Also, I practice shutting down electrical devices such as my laptop and phone when I go to bed. One surprising thing is I begin to meditate 5-minute a day. After two weeks, I feel calm and rela...

One of the Best One-Month Journeys I Have Ever Had

One of the Best One-Month Journeys I Have Ever Had

College has been such an amazing journey so far, full of surprises, experiences, highs, lows, but most importantly, mistakes. During the short time I have been in college, I have learned from a number of mistakes that had a positive impact in my pers...

Being a Female in Engineering

Being a Female in Engineering

What does the word “engineer” echo to you? Did you picture a male in a grassy blue jumpsuit or a beautiful woman in a casual dress? Most people have a male connotation of the word “engineer,” while it is not a male word. A male can be an engineer, an...

Category: StudyUSA Blog
November 2nd, 2020
Teaching as a Way to Build a Better World

Teaching as a Way to Build a Better World

Have an open mind and an open heart. In the beginning, you can be very excited about this new experience. However, I saw many students becoming homesick or depressed after a little while.

7 College Tips to Get a Head Start

7 College Tips to Get a Head Start

Starting college is one of the most exciting, yet terrifying things to do. However, I believe that by implementing these tips from the very beginning will help you get a successful jump-start to your college life. 

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