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Lipson, Charles Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada
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Lipson, Charles

Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada

€ 18.95

Designed to help international students attending schools in North America navigate the myriad issues they will encounter, this resource offers advice on adapting to a


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword ix
Allan E. Goodman
Introduction xiii
PART 1: MOVING HERE
What to Bring with You
3(4)
Passports and Visas: A Quick Overview
7(5)
The First Ten Things You Should Do Here
12(9)
PART 2: SUCCEEDING AT YOUR UNIVERSITY
The Biggest Academic Challenges for International Students
21(6)
Succeeding Academically
27(15)
Thinking Creatively: Going Beyond What the Professor Said
42(7)
Working as a Teaching Assistant, Lab Assistant, or Research Assistant
49(7)
Avoiding Plagiarism and Doing Honest Work
56(17)
The Culture of Universities in the United States and Canada
73(42)
PART 3: LIVING IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
Settling In
115(9)
Learning the Terrain
124(12)
Learning the Language
136(5)
Identification Cards
141(3)
Earning Money
144(7)
Managing Money: Bank Accounts, Debit Cards, and Credit Cards
151(13)
Spending Money: Shopping at Local Stores, Malls, and Online
164(18)
Getting Around: Buses, Bikes, and Taxis
182(7)
Getting Around: Cars
189(20)
University Housing and Meals
209(7)
Apartment Rentals
216(10)
Kids and Family
226(6)
Health Care
232(15)
Campus Life
247(9)
Telecommunicating: Phone Calls, Internet, Cable TV, and More
256(7)
Dealing with Problems
263(14)
Appendix 1 A Glossary of Words and Phrases for International Students 277(68)
Appendix 2 Abbreviations, Acronyms, Nicknames, Holidays, Floor Numbering, and Clothing Sizes 345(20)
Index 365
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Paperback / softback
379 pagina's
Januari 2008
526 gram
229 x 152 x 19 mm
UNIV OF CHICAGO PR us

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