Month: June 2018

Surviving US Public School as an International Student

I first moved to the United States when I was 12. Unlike many other international students, I was lucky enough to be immigrating with my entire family. Nonetheless, between the initial language barrier, culture shock, and no understanding of the admissions process when it came time to apply to college, integration into American society was no easy task!

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What I Would Have Done Differently During My College Search

The college search is a daunting process. It can feel like looking for buried treasure without a treasure map. Sure, you can scan U.S. News and World Report’s Top 50 Schools, or spend hours scrolling through College Confidential conversations, but are those really the best ways to determine which college is right for you? Here are 8 things I wish I’d done during my college search to help answer that question for myself.

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