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College tips, Life at FIU, Check out FIU highlights, which include summer activities, student internships, university culture, and various things to do in Miami! Miami

What’s Going on This Weekend?

We’re going to the zoo with some of our ELI Global First Year students on Saturday!  In case you can’t make it, here’s a list of other fun events going on in Miami this weekend. Friday, May 8th, 2015 Free Fridays at The Wolfsonian; 6-9pm Learn more about The Wolfsonian Collection and related art and design themes... Continue reading What’s Going on This Weekend?
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American Culture, Life at FIU, Check out FIU highlights, which include summer activities, student internships, university culture, and various things to do in Miami! Miami

Cat Got Your Tongue? American Idioms Explained (A-F)

Every language and culture has its own quirks that can confuse newcomers. Idioms, or common phrases that only make sense with a little further explanation, especially love to “throw a curve ball” at you. But after you read this list, understanding American idioms will be “as easy as taking candy from a baby.” As easy... Continue reading Cat Got Your Tongue? American Idioms Explained (A-F)
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Going “Greek”: About US College Fraternities and Sororities

Walk around Florida International University and you’ll hear students mentioning “Greek life,” fraternities or sororities. Here’s what it all means, so you can better understand this popular aspect of student life at many US universities. What is Greek life? Greek life is the term used to reference fraternities (typically for men) and sororities (typically for... Continue reading Going “Greek”: About US College Fraternities and Sororities