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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

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This virus has impacted all of us in one way or the other, but we must understand that this is serious. It is very important for us to realize it and do everything we can to stop the spread of the virus. Read more

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Santa Barbara City College

SBCC has significantly expanded its online programs and offers more than two dozen completely online degree and certificate programs in areas ranging from business and marketing to information management and medical coding. Read more

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Holidays and Weekends

The practice of how people spend time on holiday and weekends shows their culture. There are many differences between my culture and American culture. I really enjoy spending time on weekends and holidays in the United States. Read more

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Friends are key to enjoying American life when studying abroad in the United States. They make it possible for me to enjoy my life and never get bored. Read more

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Thoughts in the Midst of Chaos 

Remember that this circumstance is temporary. We don’t know how long it is going to take, but we do know that once this is over we will not be the same. I want to believe we will have changed for the better. Read more

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Challenges I Face

In order to adjust to and overcome the difficulties of English, an English tutor is a significant resource. There are several options for English Tutoring at Chemeketa, such as the Writing Center, Tutoring Center, and International Program. Read more

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Exploration, Enterprise, and Culture

Hello, readers! My name is Ruth Zapico, and I am an international student from Spain at Santa Barbara City College. Please, grab a cup of coffee, tea, or whatever drink that you enjoy. Then, sit down and keep reading. Hopefully you learn something from my experience being an international student, and maybe you will consider becoming one too. Read more

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My Welcome to Santa Barbara

I want to start off by saying that I fell in love with this campus the moment I set my foot here. The view is amazing, the buildings are very nice, and everyone I have met on campus so far has been really friendly and helpful. One of my favorite buildings is the library on west campus. You can go there and use computers, get tutoring, or just read. The best part is the beautiful view right outside the building, this is the first thing you would see when you step out of the door. Isn’t it beautiful? Imagine to study in such an inspiring environment! I am very excited about my time here. Read more

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New Ways to Celebrate Easter

As we celebrate Easter this year, we are certainly under very different circumstances. Nonetheless, it is also a good time to celebrate now that we are more at home; however, what is Easter? Why is it celebrated with the Easter bunny in some places but with Jesus Christ in others? To be honest, I didn’t know much about this either. Read more

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New Kid on the Blog

For as long as I can remember, I have had a passion for literature. I remember the exact moment I fell in love with the English language: I was six, and my mother returned from work with a small children’s book. She said, “Read at least four pages a day,” aiming for me to finish the book in a week. Read more