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Volunteering: What, How, Why.

Volunteering is a good way to gain confidence, meet people, network, and obtain new skills – all while making a difference in the community. The best part about living in the Twin Cities area is the wide array of volunteering opportunities available...
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Are you preparing for your UMN adventure? Try iSuccess!

As you are preparing for your departure to the US and the University of Minnesota, it is normal to feel a bit anxious and scared about what life is going to be like here. But we are here to help. The ISSS recommends students to arrive by August 21,...
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Places to Have Sunday Brunch

After a long week working and studying, we need to take a break and enjoying the time have brunch with our friends. Every Sunday after church, my friend and I will go to a new place to have brunch there. Here are some places we have been to: The Bad...
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Top 5 places to study on campus

Have you ever wondered if there were any quiet, relaxing, decent places to study on campus? The kind of places, where you don't have to look for seats, not worry about finishing your assignments, or not being able to work in crowded places? Like...
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Minnehaha Falls

Last break, I spent my first winter break in Minnesota. It was really cold, so I thought, why not visit Minnehaha Falls? I've never had the chance to visit Minnehaha Falls during winter, and I heard it's really beautiful because the falls' frozen...
Kalliopi Panagi's picture

How to enjoy fall at the U!

As you might have heard winter in Minnesota is harsh so the best thing to do for those who don’t really like winter is take the most out of the fall season! Fall is an amazing part of the year and here in Minnesota is beautiful. Many of the most...
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Budget friendly things to do in the Twin Cities

Metropolitan areas can be expensive, so it’s always nice to know that there are fun things to do in the Twin Cities that don’t break the bank! Here are a few of the things I like to do and that are all budget friendly: I really like sports, in...
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10 Places to Visit Before You Graduate (St. Paul campus)

Hello guys! How is your summer going? Wonderful! Awesome! Me too. Today I would like to share my ten favorites places on the St. Paul campus. St. Paul campus is my base. I study here, work here and live here. I love it. Although the title is "10...
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Biking in the Minneapolis summer!

This is my second time staying in Minneapolis over the summer break doing research, and guess what I have been doing when I am not working on my research projects or studying for the GRE? I get out and bike! Well, not ALL the time, but fairly often...
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Winter Wonder in Minnesota

Can you believe it? It's Christmas! Again! Time really flies! It's the time of the year again to take our minds off classes, assignments and tests. This is also the time that most of us international students will look forward too because we have...

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