What’s it really like to study in the U.S.? How do you get accepted to a university and earn a scholarship? How difficult is it to get a visa? Will you succeed academically and personally once you arrive?
On this blog, current international students answer these questions and more, telling our stories and giving our best advice about everything from college applications to making friends to passing final exams.
The Student Union is edited by Jessica Stahl.
You can also contact Jessica by email at jstahl [at] voanews [dot] com.
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