Bridging International Education

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Start Your American School Year Off By Making A New Native English Speaking Friend! So, you have finally made it to the United States! Congratulations! You haven’t yet felt comfortable, though, to really try to talk with any of the American students in your new classes. Yes, in some of your classes, the teachers had students pair up with other students and introduce each other. But you were feeling really awkward about it. Well, you should know that you’re not alone in these feelings! What can you do to make American friends? To start, read this short article. Although the article is...
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To international students and families, the American use of the words “college” and “university” can cause confusion. Usually, Americans use the word "college" in a general way to talk about both colleges and universities. “Going to college” simply means attending any college or university in the United States.  Both colleges and universities can be either privately owned or public (operated and funded by state governments). Both colleges and universities offer the same types of bachelor's degrees in many different fields. Both offer the same basic kinds of classes and have the...
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Practicing English and developing listening skills can get boring after a while. A friend of mine speaks amazing English and everyone asked her what her secret was: Watching boatloads of American television! Why is this the case? Simply put, by watching TV shows you’re training your ears to tune into different accents and intonation, thus increasing your listening skills. You can also practice your favorite monologue! If it’s a very popular show, you might have watched it in your own language as well.  Firstly, pick a series which has a variety of accents so this helps your...
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The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that over 19-million people visit Boston each year, including over a million international visitors. You can become one of the millions of visitors while honing your English skills at one of these Summer Camps in Boston for High School Students.  These camps are more than a sight-seeing adventure. They will help you prepare for enrolling in an American University and developing important skills. Summer Camps in Boston for International High School Students Not all Boston summer camps are the same. Here's a brief...
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Competitive universities and colleges look at more than what goes on in the classroom. They want to know how young people are preparing themselves outside of school hours. Many universities offer summer camps as a way for students to prepare for college, increase their knowledge, and satisfy their ambitions. High school students interested in medicine can take advantage of many fine summer camps offered by top universities. Top Summer Camps for High School Students Interested in Medicine A career in medicine requires ambition. These summer camps for high school students interested...
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"It's nice out, so why are all my kids sitting inside playing video games and friending people on Facebook?" says every parent at some point during the summer. The summer will be over soon and those same kids who spent the summer playing video games and watching YouTube will envy their classmates who spent time outdoors getting fit and trim and learning skills.  Kids who prefer being envied instead of envious may want to take advantage of one of these adventure summer camps for high school students. Let’s go on an adventure… If the last time you went on an adventure was with...
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