Monthly Archives: August 2014

How to Live Without a Car in the U.S.

According a U.S. News & World report, 48% of students at the U.S. universities surveyed have a car on campus. That percentage varies widely from campus to campus; at some colleges virtually all students have cars, at other schools only …

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How to Get a Cell Phone as an International Student in the U.S.

Virtually all college students in the United States own a cell phone, which probably doesn’t come as a surprise. If you look around any college campus, you’ll notice students texting, making a call, listening to music, or checking their email. …

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American Food: Perception vs. Reality

What comes to mind when you think of American food? Many people, no matter what country they’re from, would probably say burgers, French fries, ice cream, pizza, hot dogs, processed foods, and pretty much anything overly sweet or especially salty. …

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The Difference Between College Majors and Minors, and If You Actually Need One

You may have heard the terms “major” and “minor” mentioned when talking about college. Some students know what they want to major or minor in before even applying to college, and others never even declare one. So, what exactly are …

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How to Survive College Orientation

Orientation is a new student’s introduction to every aspect of college life. Although it may seem awkward and nerve wracking at times, it’s meant to be informative and provides the opportunity to meet your new peers. If you’re a student, …

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