When Going Away to College Means Culture Shock

Whether you are an international student coming to the U.S. for the first time for college, an American expat who grew up abroad and is coming back for school (so called "third culture kids"), or even a born and bred New Yorker imagining what college will look like in Texas or a Californian planning to … Continue reading When Going Away to College Means Culture Shock

So What Do Those College Rankings Mean Anyway?

Really?  Not very much at all.  The fact that the current population of high school students in the U.S. is pretty large historically speaking, a larger percentage of students than before are now able to consider attending college, and more foreign students than ever are applying to American universities, means the competition to get into … Continue reading So What Do Those College Rankings Mean Anyway?