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THE USA: Before you leave

‘What myths about studying in America are NOT true?’ [VIDEO]

An international student debunks popular myths about studying abroad in America


There are unfortunately a number of commonly held stereotypes and misconceptions about America and American college life.

Watch the video below as Taro, a Japanese student who studied in America dispels some popular myths about living and studying in the US.

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Watch more clips from our Hangout with Taro:

‘What post-study visa options are available to international students in America?’

‘How can study abroad improve your career prospects?’

‘Why study a graduate course in America?’

‘What classes can I take at community college?’

‘How can I make new friends when studying abroad?’

‘What is undergraduate study in America like?’

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About Author

Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.


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