5 Biggest Culture Shocks You May Encounter in America

5 Biggest Culture Shocks You May Encounter in America

You may face a bigger culture shock in some countries more than others, but culture shock when visiting abroad is a common occurrence. Things are not the same everywhere and when you first visit America you will encounter things that will be very different compared to your culture: this doesn’t necessarily mean that culture differences are a bad thing.

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Important Safety Tips When Cooking at Your Homestay

Important Safety Tips When Cooking at Your Homestay

Whether you are or will be staying in a homestay, if you want to cook a meal it is important that you know what not to do while cooking in order to keep you and the other house members safe. “Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries.” –

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Homestay vs Student Residence vs Private Apartments

Homestay vs Student Residence vs Private Apartments

If you are going to study abroad, you will have to choose between three different types of student accommodation options a homestay, a student residence, or a private apartment. Here is a table to help explain the main differences between them and will hopefully make your decision a bit easier:

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Homestay Experience

5 Tips to Maximize Your Homestay Experience

There are many difficulties associated with living with a host family. You do not know the people with whom you are living and it is even harder when you are communicating in a different language. How can you make sure that you enjoy your home abroad as much as possible? Here are five tips to maximize your homestay experience:

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