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College Tips, Life in the US

American Slang Words You “Totes” Need To Know

OMG, you’re coming to the U.S.! Study up on this list of common informal words so you can avoid epic fails when it comes to American slang. For real.   All the _________ (phrase) An exaggeration to show strong feelings, usually in a positive way. Example: “Do you like puppies?” “I love all the puppies!”... Continue reading American Slang Words You “Totes” Need To Know
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College Tips, Life at Adelphi

You Can Have a Close Relationship with Your Professors

Adelphi University has students from more than 45 countries. No matter where they’re from, Adelphi students love the small class sizes. In fact, the university has a 10-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio. In other words, for every professor at the school, there are just ten students. Why is that important? Especially for international students, that ratio means... Continue reading You Can Have a Close Relationship with Your Professors
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College Tips, Life at Adelphi

How to Make Friends While Studying Abroad

The great poet William Butler Yeats once said, “There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met.” As you study in America, you’ll come across many opportunities to meet new people. Whether it be at your dining hall or classroom, don’t think about these people as strangers but rather as friends you have... Continue reading How to Make Friends While Studying Abroad
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College Tips, Life at Adelphi, Life in the US

Are You Prepared? Checklist for New International Students

Good news: You’re about to go on an exciting and rewarding adventure. And while there’s a lot to get done before you start, we’re here to help! You don’t want to miss a thing, and we don’t want you to, either. So here’s what you should do as a new international student preparing to study... Continue reading Are You Prepared? Checklist for New International Students