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Culture Shock: The Impact of Returning Home

Hello, friends! 😄 How’s it going? This is (sadly) the last post of our Culture Shock series… and I’d like to start our conversation by taking you back to your childhood. I assume you did some arts and crafts, using paint and mixing them to create new colors. Now imagine yourself being the paint — this Read more…

Culture Shock: The Spouse Challenge

Attention all married students and students who intend to be married– this post is for you! 🫵 You might have gotten married before ever thinking about coming to the United States, or maybe you got married with the intention of coming to the States with that special person of yours. 😍 The fact is that Read more…

Culture Shock: How to Overcome It

You’ve learned what culture shock is (if not, read here!)… now you must learn how to conquer it! 💪 But how? 🤔 Here are some tips to help you get through culture shock! Let’s do this! 👊 Tip #1: Research your destination before going 🤓 Learn about your destination and its people– their lifestyle, traditions, Read more…

Culture Shock: What It Is & Its Stages

When you came to the United States, did you… Feel frustrated? Homesick? Ask yourself where your mind was when you decided to move to another country? Get angry about the new culture? Want to leave everything and go back home? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone and probably experienced Read more…

THRIVING IN THE USA: Tips for Middle Eastern Students (pt. 6)

Hello friends! Where are the✨ Middle Eastern students ✨ reading this blog? 👀 I asked some Middle Eastern friends to give tips for students like them to THRIVE in the US! 💪 I got tips from five people– how amazing is that?! 🤩 Among them are Saim Muhammad from Pakistan who’s studying Computer Engineering in Read more…