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Living Oversea is mixed with Fun and Pain

Sometimes I can feel the unsaid words from people. Although American people did not said anything explicitly about how they view Iranian students, I can feel the pre-judgement that exists behind their words. I took a class called Business and … Continue reading

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The First F.A.I.R. Meeting

Now we are officially a student organization in our university. Thanks to my Iranian friend Kate, who helped me to promote our idea to her American friends. Now we have four official in our organization. Our president John is an … Continue reading

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F.A.I.R.

We decided to name our organization “F.A.I.R.” – Foreign Affairs and International Relations. Cool name, right? I think so! I hope through our organization, local students can understand international students more, and international students can get to know American people … Continue reading

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Are We in a Team?

So far, I have worked in several class projects with my classmates. I want to say that I have never worked in such interesting teams, in which everyone has all kinds of creative ideas, but we never can come up … Continue reading

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The First Appointment with my Advisor

Although I have seen an advisor once before I register for classes, I am still nervous to see her. Her speaking is slow, but the words are professional, and I can’t follow her quite well. Plus I consider her as … Continue reading

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Strange Classroom Culture!

Although I have traveled to Europe and my brothers lived in Germany, I’ve never seen or heard of situations like this – students come to school with pajamas! I haven’t seen students that wear so casually until I got here! … Continue reading

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My First Class

I was nervous when I first stepped into the classroom. All are American students, and they looked so different from me. They dressed informally, such like wearing t-shirts, short pants, and flip-flop. Their behaviors were very relaxed, to some degree, … Continue reading

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