International Perspectives on U.S. Education :: 3 Short Podcasts

Here at CulturallyTeaching we focus on K-12 education around the world. But I just found goSwoop, a social network for students worldwide who want to attend a U.S. college or university. GoSwoop offers a neat series of very brief podcasts, called the goSwoop Scoop.

Here are 3 podcasts – two feature international students currently studying at U.S. universities and one features a student finishing high school in Pakistan:

:: The Unique Way of Teaching in the U.S. (2 minutes)
Van Le, a junior at the University of the Pacific shares her thoughts on what to expect in U.S. university classes.

:: Cultural Differences Faced When Moving to the U.S. (2 minutes)
Miguel Berger-Calderon, an undergraduate student at Bentley University from Switzerland talks about the cultural differences he faced when moving to the U.S.

:: Preparing for the U.S. College and Application Process (1 minute)
Amina Saigol, a senior at the Lahore American School who will be attending Brown University in the fall, shares how she prepared for the U.S. college and university application process.

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About the Author: Cate Brubaker

Dr. Cate Brubaker is a re-entry/repatriation coach, consultant, and author of the Re-Entry Roadmap creative workbook and the Study Abroad Re-entry Toolkit. Cate has lived in Germany, worked and traveled in 36 countries on four continents, and has helped all kinds of globetrotters successfully navigate global transitions for over 20 years.

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