Unless you used to live under a rock, you were aware of Thanksgiving Day way before moving to America. You’ve seen the TV show episodes (who could ever forget the iconic turkey head in Friends?), watched the viral videos of people going crazy on Black Friday, and followed your favorite celebrities as they performed on […]Read more "The International Student’s Guide To Celebrating Thanksgiving Day"
Different countries have different ways of naming people. For example, in South America, people tend to have two different last names and they both appear on all official documents – the father’s last name followed by the mother’s last name. However, in normal day to day, most people tend to only use the father’s last […]Read more "How I Ended Up With Two Different Names In The American System (And What You Can Do So It Doesn’t Happen To You)"
If you see American adults freaking out in the months leading up to May, and you have no idea what’s going on, it’s probably tax season. If you’re a student from a foreign country (which we assume you are since you’re reading this blog) then you probably have a lot of questions. Do I have to file for […]Read more "What Are Federal Taxes And How Do You Pay Them?"
If school and on-campus activities aren’t keeping you busy enough, it’s probably time to think about applying for an internship! We’ve written a step-by-step guide to score one and stand out from your peers.Read more "What Is An Internship And How Do I Get One?"
If you live in a college town where everything is within walking distance or public transportation is efficient and safe, good for you. You probably won’t have to drive for the next four years. If you decided to move to a city with really bad public transportation and that is very spread out, then you […]Read more "Getting Your American Drivers License"