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What To Do in the Summer?

Hola a todos! As you all know, there are a lot of fun things to do in Minnesota during the summer so you will need extra time in your busy schedule to attend some of the events. Please, if you are reading this while you’re sitting on your couch and...
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Summer Classes: A struggle or easy as can be?

Hey guys! This is a picture of me in Jeju Island when I was in Korea for three weeks over the summer! Although it was a short trip back to Korea, I had an amazing vacation. The summer is supposed to be a heavenly time to relieve all the stress that...
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Working on Campus

I remember that when I first entered college, I wanted to work but thought it was illegal for international students to work in the U.S., except for internships. However, I learned from ISSS that you can work as long as you work ON CAMPUS . If you...
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It’s always sunny in Mpls

It is summer now, also known as construction season! (Minnesota has only two seasons: winter and road construction, haha). So got any plans to enjoy the great sunshine outside? Well, I know an awesome place for you to hang out with friends in summer...
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Ernst & Young Global Perspective Conference 2014

This past week I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the 2014 EY Global Perspective Conference in downtown Chicago. This conference brings in students from universities across the Midwest to learn about EY and the professional services industry...
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It's time for Restaurant Week! July 20-25, 2014!

Restaurant week starts Sunday, July 20 and goes through to Friday, July 25 , with 50 restaurants participating in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and a few in outlying suburbs. How it works: Participating restaurants offer a multi-course menu (with some...
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Renewing My Visa in Bogotá, Colombia

Hola a todos, As an international student I have to renew my visa in my home country every four years. Some countries require you to renew your visa every year. I know some people get confuse about documents, forms and so on. Here, you will find...
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You are admitted, now what?

From time to time, the Ambassadors will hold live chat and informational sessions to answer questions you might have about the U of M. Now, for those who cannot join our live session, we offer a brand new feature: VIDEOS OF THE LIVE SESSIONS ARE NOW...
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Transportation methods around campus

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus is a great space divided by the city's main river: the Mississippi. The campus has buildings on both river banks; the East Bank; which, as its name indicates, is located on the East side of the river,...
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A cautionary tale...

(Barely completing your 8-hour beauty sleep...) 7:00 am - Alarm... Snooze! 7:01 am - Snooze again 7:02 am - Snooze again. Promises to wake up next 10 minutes 7:12 am - Snooze AGAIN... (Class starting in 10 minutes) 8:50 am - "RING!!" 8:51 am - Shirt...