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5 Ways to Avoid Depression in College

College life can be stressful for young adults as it is. But when you move to a whole new country, much different from the one you are from, college life can be even more confusing and taxing. You are barely able to cope with the vast culture shock because you are expected to keep up […]

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Class at The Yogi Berra Museum on Campus:

We recently had a class session conducted at the Yogi Berra Museum on campus this past week and it was amazing to get a glimpse of the baseball sport from the perspective of Yogi Berra, an American former Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager, who played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the […]

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First Class In America

As an international student from China, I had my very first class last Wednesday. Even though I have been working as an Au Pair in Montclair for 2 years, I still felt quite nervous about the first night of school. We had a briefly self-introduction at the beginning of the class, everyone seemed very nice, […]

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End of the semester (and first year!)…

Finally I have time to write again, now that all classes are officially over (!) All I have left now is my end of the year final exhibition and critique and one more home exam. This last month was surely intense! We had make up and cleaning up classes’ sessions. In two weeks I had […]

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My First Semester at Montclair

I had visited the US before, but it had never been for months at a time and it was always with family and friends. Going to college can be tough for anyone, a new environment, new people and a new way of living. I was scared that I would want to go home immediately. Coming […]

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