We're not the only ones on the interwebs talking about what it's like to be an international student in the U.S. (although obviously we think we're the best!). If you want to get even more perspectives, check out some of these blogs by current and former foreign students.Berkeley College Life
José Navarro from Spain is studying at Berkeley College in New York and writes about his experiences at school and in the city. He also talks about what he's learned that might help other international students.UNIcq
Written by two former international students at Yale University (Huijia and Wilson), this blog mostly offers practical advice based on the students' own experiences.A Zsuzsilicious Journey…
Žužana Čipak only recently started her blog, but she says she "will be blogging about my experience studying in the United States for 9 months" as a participant in the FORECAST exchange program.
Some universities - like the University of Missouri
and University of Minnesota
- actually maintain blogs by and for international students as well. And EducationUSA in Malaysia (MACEE) recently started a blog
written by Malaysian students in the U.S. The MACEE blog has focused so far on practical things like how to buy furniture and textbooks.
Also, these blogs are no longer updated, but the archives are still interesting to read:Irene's Life @ Cornell
- Written by a Malaysian student at Cornell UniversityJuju in Texas
- Written by a French business student who spent a semester as an exchange student at the University of Texas at Austin
Plus, check out our sister blogs if you are a native speaker of these languages:
Russian - Альма-матер
Spanish - Comité de Estudiantes
Uzbek - talabalar-shaharchasi
Whew, that's a lot to look at! Did I miss any? Let me know in the comments!