Through my conversations with people about American snacks, I have come to appreciate that Cheez-It™ definitely takes the prize. Every household that I have been to has Cheez-It™ . This snack is cheesy, salty, and a quick thing to munch on, so who wouldn’t grab such a quick, filling snack? After realizing this, I started... Continue reading Favorite Snacks in America : Ahmad Bayati
Choosing UOP: UOP is one of the most beautiful schools in the United States. I’ve been able to learn about so many other different cultures, meet new people and learn about different things that I wouldn’t have been able to do in China. My major is computer science and UOP is near Silicon Valley, which... Continue reading SERVING UP A FRESH START
Studying abroad means that you will have to adjust to the new culture in a foreign country. It may seem daunting when the culture is completely different from your own. Check out our list of 7 things to know before studying abroad in the U.S. that will help you be well-prepared for your transition. ... Continue reading 7 Things to Know Before Studying Abroad in the U.S.
Independence Day, often called the Fourth of July, is a public holiday that celebrates the birth of American independence from Britain with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. How do Americans celebrate Independence Day? What activities do they participate in? How do they dress? What food do they eat? Find... Continue reading How Do Americans Celebrate Independence Day?
Slang is a familiar concept to most of us. It’s very informal language used by particular groups of people. We use slang to show that we belong to a certain community. U.S. students have a language of their own. If you plan to attend an American university, knowing local slang may help you adjust... Continue reading 15 Common Slang Words On U.S. Campuses