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Succeeding In The U.S. As An International Student [Brochure], Jessica Bledsoe, Kelly Almousily Oct 2011

Succeeding In The U.S. As An International Student [Brochure], Jessica Bledsoe, Kelly Almousily

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

International students often arrive in the United States with pure excitement and ready to embark on the next phase of their academic journey. They join the masses of new freshman arriving on college campuses nationwide; however, they have a different set of potential college student issues. International students have questions about studying and living in their new location, frequently struggling due to a lack of language or cultural understanding (Sakurako, 2000). They are often times unaware of the various resources available to them on their college campus (Libson, 2008). Most universities provide an array of academic support including libraries, study ...


Transitioning To College [Brochure And Video], Sean Giddings, Kalin Holland Apr 2010

Transitioning To College [Brochure And Video], Sean Giddings, Kalin Holland

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

The transition from high school to college can be a challenging time for some students. Feelings of loneliness, being homesick, and being anxious about starting a new chapter in life are common emotions a transitioning college student may have. Solid preparation and mental foresight can prove to be useful in making for a successful transition to college from high school. Often times the new college atmosphere is too much for some students to handle, so it is encouraged that future college students learn all they can before this transition begins.