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Why Global First Year was the best fit for me – G1Y Student Voice

Global First Year at FIU is such a great program for international students from all over the world. It is a program especially for international students’ first year to help them with every step at the university. However, even though the Global First Year program succeeds in providing understanding professors, many activities and clubs, and... Continue reading Why Global First Year was the best fit for me – G1Y Student Voice
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Hard Work through the English Language Institute Pays Off – G1Y Student Voice

A few months ago, I started my study abroad life. Instead of going directly to the Global First Year to start college courses, I went to the English Language Institute (ELI) at Florida International University for language courses. This is because my TOEFL score did not meet the G1Y requirement when I applied, so I... Continue reading Hard Work through the English Language Institute Pays Off – G1Y Student Voice
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Why I love Global First Year at FIU! – G1Y Student Voice

My name is Cintia and I'm an international student from Angola and my intended major is environmental engineering. I entered FIU through the Global First Year program. Global First Year (G1Y) definitely exceeded my expectations. When I first came to FIU I thought it would be difficult to adapt, however, when a got here I saw that... Continue reading Why I love Global First Year at FIU! – G1Y Student Voice
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A Classic Camp Experience – Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor

On a hot morning, students eagerly waited in front of Parkview hall with blankets, pillows, and bags in hand. Fellow staff members and I were taking them to a camp near Orlando, FL. I’m not sure if they knew what to expect from camp, but I think they at least planned to have a good... Continue reading A Classic Camp Experience – Lukas Calafell, Student Services Advisor
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Choosing Global First Year program – G1Y Student Voice

I am a Global Leaders Outreach Workgroup Representative for Spring 2018. I organized a Russian lunch in the Global office on June 11, 2018. For all Global students who don’t know Russian cuisine, it was a lunch with all traditional and homemade food in the Global office, which is always open for us when we... Continue reading Choosing Global First Year program – G1Y Student Voice
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My Summer Internship Experience- G1Y Student Voice

I am senior majoring in Hospitality Management. I came to the States three years ago and it has been a great learning/personal experience. I have had incredible experiences with new friends and worked with amazing people who taught me powerful tools for business and life. I am currently completing my 1000 hours of hospitality related... Continue reading My Summer Internship Experience- G1Y Student Voice
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Celebrating Indian Culture and Events – G1Y Student Voice

Indian people are very creative for festivals, and for some Indians living in a different country, missing all the festivals is hard. Last year, as hurricane Diwali was knocking at the door, I decided to celebrate Diwali with Global First Year. I had two intentions for celebrating Diwali: get together with Indian people, and tell... Continue reading Celebrating Indian Culture and Events – G1Y Student Voice