American School Life

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You know you really have deserved this summer break, and the fun and relaxation away from teaching were just what you needed ...
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To international students and families, the American use of the words “college” and “university” can cause confusion....
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Pre-Arrival An American Council on Education report and a study by the University of Minnesota on best practices suggest t...
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Most overseas students traveling to the United States for high school studies bring with them a newer laptop, as well as an i...
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“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” ~ American Proverb You’ve decided to make the journey and...
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Americans can be very fast-talking, especially in a group, and it’s common for Americans to jump into conversations and int...
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What are AP courses? “AP” classes, that is, Advanced Placement classes, are college-level courses that are taught in high...
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  ​ The usual distance between two people when they talk or greet each other is called "personal space."&nbs...
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The decision to study abroad is huge. The decision-making process is mind-boggling and complex. The list of practical and dee...
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So, you want to know how to choose the right high school or college. There are many different criteria one can apply to the c...
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Behaviors that are considered “normal” are different in different countries. What is considered rude in America? It takes...
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So, you have finally made it to the United States! Congratulations! You haven’t yet felt comfortable, though, to really try...
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