Tips from Fellow International Students

For any first-year student, college is an adjustment. But it’s especially true for international students who must adapt to a new culture, all while finding their way around campus and learning to live in a new city.

To help you make the most of your college experience, nine international students reflect on their own experiences at BU and share some suggestions for settling in.

Sangeeta Satish – Gurgaon, India

Alejandro Eguren – Panama City, Panama

Enze Yan – Beijing, China

Kelvin Madzongwe – Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Jessica Allan –  Newcastle, England

Abdulraheem Alwafi & Layla Abuljadayel – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Tanya Grueneberger – Bangkok, Thailand

Ritika Shah – Mumbai, India

Elettra Fucelli – Modena, Italy

Rodrigo Bonilla – Quezon City, Phillipines

Anar Alshanbayeva – Astana, Kazakhstan