When you leave your home and comfort zone to come to a new country, you must navigate through a multitude of experiences. The shock that comes from the move is oftentimes overwhelming, making the integration into a new society and its networks, like a University, daunting and foreign.
When you first arrive in the US everything seems different. You have to settle into a new living space, find someplace to buy groceries, learn knew customs, and it seems like you’re always struggling to catch up with the conversations happening around you.
With all this change, once the school year begins you may soon ask yourself, “What have I gotten myself into?”
So, how do you not only survive in an American University, but thrive? Learn to be proactive and engage the resources around you.