Life at FIU


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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, College tips, Life at FIU

How to Decorate your Dorm Room so it Feels Like Home

Dorm rooms, like 8am lectures, can be boring.  Good thing it’s easy to give your dorm room an interesting, happy vibe. Find some decoration inspiration thanks to other students at dormdesign.tumblr.com. Because your dorm room can still like home, even if your family is thousands of miles away.     Bring decorations from home  dormdesign.tumblr.com   ... Continue reading How to Decorate your Dorm Room so it Feels Like Home
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American Culture, College tips, Life at FIU

How to Beat New School Nervousness

Admit it – even if you’re excited about studying internationally, you’re also a bit scared. Luckily, you’re not alone. We asked international students what their top concerns were about studying abroad, and how they conquered those fears. Here’s how you can turn new school nervousness into new school success.   If You’re Nervous About a... Continue reading How to Beat New School Nervousness
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Hungry for Variety? Here’s How to Find Good Places to Eat

Want to explore your new city and new cuisines? From local specialties to cuisine from around the world, America has a lot to offer you when you’re hungry. With some help from Hunger Games star (and lover of food) Jennifer Lawrence, here are four great tips for going beyond just the dining hall! 1. Check... Continue reading Hungry for Variety? Here’s How to Find Good Places to Eat
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FIU Study Abroad Checklist for New International Students

Good news: You’re about to go on an exciting and rewarding adventure. And while there’s a lot to get done before you start, we’re here to help! You don’t want to miss a thing, and we don’t you to, either. So here’s what you should do as a new international student preparing to study abroad... Continue reading FIU Study Abroad Checklist for New International Students
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College tips, Life at FIU

Bookmark This Now: 12 Helpful FIU Links You Need

The beautiful Florida International University campus has a lot to offer. You know, in addition to that cute person in your English literature lecture. While we don’t have links to help with flirting, here are twelve official FIU resources worth bookmarking. They’ll help you make the most of getting around campus, studying and finding cool... Continue reading Bookmark This Now: 12 Helpful FIU Links You Need