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Global First Year welcomes 85 new students!

Here at Global FIU, we just wrapped up a whirlwind orientation week which welcomed 85 new students to the Global First Year program at FIU! 16 countries are represented by this new cohort with Saudi Arabia leading the group with 31 students! For many of them, this is their first time in the United States,... Continue reading Global First Year welcomes 85 new students!
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American Culture, Life at FIU

Global First Year celebrates Thanksgiving

Last Wednesday night, some of our very own students planned and organized a Thanksgiving Dinner on campus so the entire Global First Year program could experience this beloved American holiday tradition! Students embraced their Global First Year “family” and sat side by side as they shared what they are grateful for and feasted on typical... Continue reading Global First Year celebrates Thanksgiving
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American Culture

Want to Save Money? Shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

American Thanksgiving is a holiday for being grateful for family, friends and other good things in your life. While a new laptop, holiday gifts or other purchases can’t compare to loved ones, Thanksgiving also means it’s almost time for big holiday sales across the USA. There are two shopping days to focus on: Black Friday... Continue reading Want to Save Money? Shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday!
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Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock

It’s natural for international students to be nervous or upset while adjusting to life in the USA. Luckily, there’s good news about this “culture shock.” Other students just like you have successfully adjusted their new environment, and you can too! Get started by reading these easy to follow tips.   Be patient and realistic Your... Continue reading Tips for Overcoming Culture Shock