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How to Get Through a Group Project

If you’re going to college, it’s inevitable that you’ll be placed in a group project at least once. Many people cringe when their instructor speaks the words, anticipating the awkwardness of working with classmates, tense situations, and knowing that there …

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Safety Tips for College Students

Safety is one of the five most important factors for international students when considering where to study abroad. Most university campuses and their surroundings are quite safe, especially in the United States. Campus safety is a priority, and many schools …

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How to Tip in the UK

Are you an international student in the UK? If so, you need to learn about one of the touchiest subjects in the history of cultural customs. Tipping. Tipping etiquette in the UK is similar to the rest of Europe, partially …

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Money-Saving Strategies for the College Student, Part II: Save on the Big Stuff

Last time, we talked about getting into a frugal mindset in order to save money throughout college. Now that you’re thinking frugally, what can you do about large expenses that are just unavoidable? You may need a laptop for your …

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4 Tips for International Students to make Friends in the U.S.

College can be a scary place whether you attend a small private school, or a large university.  Making friends in this new environment can be overwhelming, especially for those who come from a foreign country.  English not being your mother …

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10 Tips to Become a Green Student

Students today are using new and old tactics to make a difference in their communities and environments. By making small changes to their study habits, they have set a precedent for future students to follow. To become a green student, …

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iStudent Corner: 5 College Survival Tips from Gulnar: Part 2

…continued from last week’s post. TIP# 4 JUGGLING A BUDGET Balancing payments for college and for living is probably the most challenging aspect for me as an international student, yet with a little bit of perseverance anything can be achieved.

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How to tip in the U.S.!

To tip or not to tip?  And if you do, how much? A few month ago, my friend Julia came to visit me from Germany. One evening she took me out for a nice dinner at an Italian restaurant in …

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iStudent Corner: 5 College Survival Tips from Gulnar: Part 1

It’s my pleasure to be a guest blogger for PeerTransfer’s International Student Corner.  I would like to thank them for such a great opportunity to share my experience with you!

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4 (More) Ways to Fight Homesickness

Due to the popularity of our last post on this topic, we’ve decided to write another four tips that will help you get through the rough times of college.  It’s our hope that with these tips up your sleeve, you’ll be …

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