Free Online Lectures from Top Colleges and Universities

International students do not have to pay tuition to listen to lectures given at the world’s best colleges and universities. There are a number of schools making online audio and video lectures available to self-learners around the world. These lectures can be downloaded or played for free on your computer.

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Beware of the Freshman 15

Late night snacking, unlimited cafeteria food and suddenly the gym on campus seems so far away. The Freshman 15 is a popular term used to describe the 15 pounds (6.8 kg) new college students often gain in their first semester or year of college. Adjusting to new surroundings and different

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Computers on Campus

In today’s technologically centered world, it is impossible to get through college without using a computer. Whether it’s to type out a paper, put together a PowerPoint presentation, or sending an email to a professor, computers are essential to life on American University campuses. U.S. universities generally provide students with

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Classroom Participation & Answering Back the Prof

College can be intimidating – being an international student can only add to that. All class work is in a foreign language and adapting to American college life can be a culture shock in and of itself! The last thing many new college students, international or American, want to do

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College is Hard, You will Cry!

I know we at Al Jamiat talk a lot about all the GREAT things about college and studying in the United States. Today @unigo forwarded me this on Twitter Judging by the Pampered, Fat-Faced Look Of You College tour guide, passing crying student: College is hard. You will cry. Willamette

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