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THE USA: Once you arrive

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

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Meeting new people when studying in a new country is one of the main anxieties for prospective international students. It can be enough to discourage students from studying overseas altogether.

Taro, an international student in the US, has learned to adapt to three different student communities. Watch the video below to learn his four essential tips to making friends in a new country. You can’t afford to miss out on them!

If the video helps you, give it a LIKE. There's some useful links after the video too.



Watch more clips from our Hangout with Taro:

‘What is undergraduate study in America like?’

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

‘How do I get an American student visa?’

‘What classes can I take at community college?’

‘Why study a graduate course in America?’

‘What’s the difference between community college and university?’


Useful links:

‘How to start conversations with other students’

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Paul Ellett is the editor for Hotcourses Abroad. His role is to plan, produce and share editorial, videos, infographics, eBooks and any other content to inform prospective and current international students about their study abroad experience. When he's not thinking about student visas in Sweden and application deadlines, Paul is an avid fan of comedy podcasts and Nicolas Cage films.