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Ice skating for the first time?

Yes, for many international students, winter weather, as well as all the activities related to it, is not common in our home countries. Ice skating is a very popular activity in America, and maybe something that we have never done before. It is always good to find what to do during the winter time because […]

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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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Looking for our next blogger!

A new semester has started, and we are looking for our next blogger! More to come…

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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION from Campus to NYC

I am sure that many MSU students want to go to New York City. But, not everybody has a car. Especially for international students like me, we need to know how to get to NYC by public transportation! There are two ways: NJ transit(train) and Decamp bus. First, there is NJ Transit station, which is named […]

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Another NYC attraction: “The High Line”

Have you ever heard about “The High Line” in the city? I have never heard about it before my roommate had told me. I asked her to recommend a nice place to go in NYC that isn’t too famous. Then, she recommended me “The High Line” which had opened to trains in 1934 and worked […]

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How Time Flies!

How time flies! It’s so hard to believe that almost two thirds of the semester has gone by. Now thinking back about how worried I was at the beginning of the semester, it’s quite cheerful to realize that I have made it through and right now things seem to be right. Teaching and learning style […]

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First Try at Student Recreation Center!

The workshops that are provided by the Office of International Services are really good resources to get to know more about the university and what’s going on around the campus. By attending the workshop I have known about the student recreation center. It offers different kinds of fitness classes and provides a whole sets of gym […]

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Cute, functional Recreation Center in MSU!

Hi, my name is Sehee Im, an exchange student from Korea for this spring semester. I would like to describe my very fresh experience of visiting American College recreation center.   When I was in Korea, I haven’t worked out at all in recreation center on campus. As well as I didn’t feel any neccessity of exercising, there was […]

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Want to be a Successful International Student?

Every international student comes to the U.S. with lots of dreams to succeed. In spite of their strong academic and professional backgrounds, international students confront lots of challenges adjusting to the university and cultural environments here in the U.S. Though they experience many challenges, I have listed a few that are considered to be major […]

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A Hug

My Mexican classmate told me an embarrassing experience one day. He asked me, “Do you like the life here?” I said without thinking, “Yes, the people here are so nice and friendly. ” After that, he said, “Really, last week, a girl was almost going to sue me.” I said, “What! What did you do […]

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