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Top Posts of 2012 #1: Taking Responsibility is the Key to Academic Success

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 7:05 pm

In the few days before 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we’ll be looking back at some of our top posts from the past year, starting with number five and counting down to number one. If you missed these articles the first time around, now’s your time to see why we’ve found these particular pieces so […]

Top Posts of 2012 #2: Keeping Standardized Tests in Perspective

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Sunday, December 30th, 2012 at 11:08 am

In the few days before 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we’ll be looking back at some of our top posts from the past year, starting with number five and counting down to number one. If you missed these articles the first time around, now’s your time to see why we’ve found these particular pieces so […]

Top Posts of 2012 #3: The Cultural Nuances of Language

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 4:28 pm

In the few days before 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we’ll be looking back at some of our top posts from the past year, starting with number five and counting down to number one. If you missed these articles the first time around, now’s your time to see why we’ve found these particular pieces so […]

Top Posts of 2012 #4: The Surprising Links Between Food and Identity

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 11:24 am

In the few days before 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we’ll be looking back at some of our top posts from the past year, starting with number five and counting down to number one. If you missed these articles the first time around, now’s your time to see why we’ve found these particular pieces so […]

Top Posts of 2012 #5: Navigating and Defeating Negative Stereotypes

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at 12:36 am

In the few days before 2012 ends and 2013 begins, we’ll be looking back at some of our top posts from the past year, starting with number five and counting down to number one.  If you missed these articles the first time around, now’s your time to see why we’ve found these particular pieces so […]

Programming Note…

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 3:01 pm

I’m going on vacation! For two weeks!  Very exciting (…for me. I can’t imagine you care much whether I go on vacation or not).  It’ll be the longest we’ve ever gone without posting something (I’m going through withdrawal already), but here are some things to read and do in the meantime, so you don’t miss […]

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Top 10 Pieces of Advice We’ve Heard This Year

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 9:21 am

In case you couldn’t guess, I love the articles our bloggers write about culture and culture clash.  I’m fascinated by what happens when different cultures come into contact and coexist, and by finding out all the little differences that end up making a huge impression, like whether getting a tan is beautiful or whether writing […]

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5 Articles That Might Change How You See the World

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 8:52 am

As promised, since yesterday I shared YOUR favorite posts of the past school year, today I’m sharing MY favorite posts.  These weren’t always the most read or most shared items, but they all had something insightful, interesting and important to say.  These were the posts that made me see the world through someone else’s eyes, […]

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Top 5 Posts of the Year

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 11:26 am

It’s hard to believe that another school year is coming to an end!  It seems like just yesterday we were introducing you to a new crop of writers, and now we’re saying goodbye, wishing some of them good luck in their post-graduation futures, and some of them a happy summer spent pursuing internships and other […]

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The Best Insights You May Have Missed This Year

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 7:52 am

One of my favorite things about the new year approaching is the chance to look back and be proud of the one that just passed.  So in that spirit, here are the 5 most popular posts that have appeared on this blog in the 2011 school year, of which we are very proud: 5) Are […]

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Favorite Posts: Breaking Stereotypes and Learning Good Habits

by Sebastian - Posts (17). Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at 8:34 am

These are my favorite two posts from last semester. The first one is a compilation I liked since it breaks the stereotypes and stands up for an ideology that had been falsely attacked. The second one is a post from Jamie that I found particularly helpful and I think a lot of college students may have done […]

Looking Back at a Year of Blogging: Sports and Movie Stars

by Doc Alex - Posts (8). Posted Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 10:28 am

What were your favorite articles from the past school year? #1) Football and Patriotism: A Super American Day, by Nareg Nareg is one of my favorite writers for the blog, It’s always interesting how he portrays American-ness in his blog posts. #2) Meeting Movie Stars and Oscar Winners, by Tara As a movie buff, I […]

Memorable Posts: American Culture and Returning Home

by Nareg Seferian - Posts (16). Posted Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:47 am

What were your favorite articles from the past school year? I went through the posts, and picked the ones I remembered. Here they are, in no particular order (except perhaps chronological): #1) How to Speak English Fluently?, by Nick I thought that one was helpful when it comes to learning and getting accustomed to the […]

Top 5 Informational Posts: Start Here

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 8:44 am

The final, and possibly most important, of our recaps looks back at the most informative posts we’ve done over the past year. If you’re just discovering this blog or just starting to think about studying in the U.S., these posts will be a good way to start. Top 5 most informative posts: #1) Applying to […]

Some Personal Favorites from the Past Year: Cultures, Subcultures, and Love

by Jessica Stahl - Posts (449). Posted Friday, June 17th, 2011 at 2:55 pm

I did a similar list at Christmas time, so I won’t repeat any of the posts I listed there. Take a look back at that post from December 2010 to see some previous favorites worth checking out. Top 5 personal favorites #1) We Are Not Terrorists: Muslim Experiences on Campus, Question of the Week Also:My […]

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