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Today (May 23rd, 2013) is my final day of working as the Graduate Assistant for International Programs, International Student Advisor, and United World Club Advisor at William Penn University. As of this date,… Continue reading

The Packing Regret List: Life as an Expat

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Originally posted on born again brazilian:
For more lists of 10 and insights into Sao Paulo, see American Exbrat in São Paulo. In July we will have been here for three years. While within…

Languages: How long would it take you to learn one?

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Infographic source: http://abroadee.com/2013/04/17/what-are-the-hardest-and-easiest-languages-to-learn/

William Penn University reflects on the Rwandan genocide

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Each year, for one week starting on April 7th, the country of Rwanda shuts down to honor the lives lost during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, more than one millions lives… Continue reading

Teach English in China With William Penn University!

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William Penn University and Xinya Middle School (high school) in Linzhou, China, have announced a new partnership to send a William Penn graduate to Linzhou to teach English for a year. No Chinese… Continue reading

International Students in the USA

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    Check out this infographic on the numbers of international students studying in the United States. Were you a part of the 765,000 students this past school year? For the 2011-12 school… Continue reading

A BIG DON’T FOR INTERNATIONAL JOB SEEKERS

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Originally posted on Seeking Mastery:
If you meet an average foreign graduate student in a developed country, and you assume that he or she is smart, independent, and highly motivated, you’re probably right.…

Will you teach your children a foreign language at a young age?

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The United States is further behind in teaching children foreign languages than many other countries. Most commonly, students will have the opportunity to start a foreign language in high school – maybe middle… Continue reading

Do you know your table manners?

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Heritage Student Foundation recently did a post on American table manners – including a fun quiz where you can learn how much you know about eating in the United States. Check it out… Continue reading

Women as Catalysts for Change in Rwanda

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“Imagine coming to work, and having to sit next to the wife of the man who killed your husband or the woman whose partner is living in exile after murdering your brother.” This… Continue reading