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Explaining Your New Life to Old Friends

As an international student, you’ve had to adjust to time differences, cultural differences and long distance relationships with loved ones. But perhaps the most painful and unexpected, is the “experience distance” you may feel. Experiencing a lot of new and different things most of your friends and family back home haven’t gone through can create …

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7 Faux Pas International Students Make and How to Avoid Them

“Faux pas” is a term borrowed from French that literally means “false step.” A faux pas is an embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation. It is SO EASY to make awkward mistakes when living in a new culture. Here are a few faux pas that international students before you have made—so …

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