You can adjust to the U.S.

It can be difficult for anyone coming to a new country to study. However, there are things you can do to make your adjustment smoother.


American Slang and Idioms

Hung up on some American lingo? (Are you having trouble understanding some American slang and idioms?)

Hang in there. (Be patient, it takes time.)


Am I Depressed?

Clinical depression does not need a "cause." It can come out of the blue for no good reason. Or, it can come as a response to difficult situations, including those in which you feel powerless and out of control.


Get Better Grades and Have More Fun

How would you like to have more fun at the university? How would you like to get better grades? I can probably guess your answer to both of these questions. Who wouldn't want both? The problem is that students often mistakenly believe that the two are mutually exclusive-meaning you can't have it both ways.


International Student Facts

The top ten countries with the most international students in the United States, based on research from Open Doors released in November 2008


Preparing to Return Home

Now that your time in the U.S. is coming to a close, it's time to start preparing to return home.

Selecting a Spouse

Courtship and marriage is serious business, we know. But it's also a lot of fun! That’s why we’re using “the checklist”.


Important American Holidays

Around the world, people love their “holidays”. Americans are no different


7 Ways to Make Friends Quickly

You may be visiting the U.S. for a couple months or a couple years. In either case you have a limited amount of time to meet and befriend new people.