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Intramural Sports at the U of M!

The University of Minnesota offers intramural sports to its students; for those who don’t know, intramural sports are leagues that give an opportunity to students to compete at a higher level against other student teams. You can make your own team...
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Welcome to the U?

Moving somewhere new can seem like a difficult task, meeting new people, getting used to the city and so on. This task seems even more difficult when you are going abroad to a big campus like the University of Minnesota’s. Just recently, I found...
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First Year Academic Advice

Getting used to university level academics can be challenging, however, the hardest part about it is the fact that you have been given a whole lot of freedom in a place that can have many distractions so actually finding the time to study is hard...
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Advice to Incoming Freshmen

Beginning your new life at university can be scary at first, add the fact that as international students you are moving to a whole new country it can be terrifying. However, if I can single out one thing that has helped me get through my first year...
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Holi Festival at the University of Minnesota

The Indian festival of Holi is a celebration of joy and colors. Usually this consists of dancing, water fights and throwing powdered colors at others! This year the student group Bharat UMN organized and carried out the festival by the river on East...

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