How to Survive Culture Shock

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Culture shock (noun): a feeling of confusion, doubt, or nervousness caused by being in a place (such as a foreign country) that is very different from what you are used to. Living in another country as an international student can be exciting, fun, and life-changing.  But it can also be stressful and produce feelings of […]

Don’t Put Your Eggs in One Basket

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“Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket!” You will hear this when someone is depending too much on one solution to a problem or they only have one option for a big life plan. It’s always a good idea to make other plans in case one doesn’t work out for you.   A: […]

Mother’s Day

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The United States recognizes Mother’s Day in the beginning of May each year.  This year it is on May 8th.  Mother’s Day is for celebrating the mother of the family, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.  Many people buy a special gift like flowers or jewelry for their mothers or take them […]

How to Find Housing in San Francisco

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This post was written by one of our own students, Filipe Daltro Minho.  Read on to see his helpful suggestions for finding a place to live in San Francisco! Finding a place to live is pretty hard, especially if you are looking to live in San Francisco.  The city is only about 46 square miles and […]