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I found a roommate.. Now What?

Most students at the University of Minnesota do not live alone. On campus housing does have some single room options, but these are generally more expensive. Besides, it's good to get out of your comfort zone and live with a complete stranger-...
Sameer Siddiq's picture

Fitting into the U

As an International student, it could seem scary to come to live and study in Minnesota. I for one definitely felt this coming from the Philippines. I studied in an International School and have always been a part of an international community. It...
Alisha D'souza's picture

Different Shades of Spring Break

Converging midterms and assignment deadlines instill in students a sense of longing for the short respite that spring break offers. The media and Hollywood portray spring break as an opportunity for college students to cut loose and party...
Abhishek Vashist's picture

Where to live??

Dorms VS Apartment life. A big question in the minds of every student in college time. We hear variety of opinions around us, some considering campus life to be the best and some saying that apartment life is the life one should live while living in college. But what to do? Here I am giving my view on both after living in both conditions. Choose wisely.
Sophronia Cheung's picture

Dorm Life 101

I’m sure there are some mind-boggling questions everyone has coming to university. One of them is for sure, “how’s life living in the dorms?”. Don’t fret though. I’ve been living in the dorms for a semester and I believe I’m more or less an expert...
Wangzhen Ma's picture

Being a Guest in American Families

I want to talk about how to be a proper/good guest in American families as an international student. I am from China, and many of you are from different countries, we have different cultures and backgrounds, and we all know that American culture can...

Navigating outside classroom resources!

Prospective Gophers! I want to talk to you in detail about the extracurricular and outside classroom learning opportunities available at the U! One lifetime is not enough to figure out everything the university has to offer - you can take my word...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

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...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

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...
Rigoberto Amaya's picture

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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