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New Admissions Coordinator: Welcome!

Dear Colleagues:   Truman State University would like to welcome Brittany Robinson into the position of International Admissions Coordinator in the Center for International Education.   Before working for Truman, Brittney taught English in South Korea for two years. She has a love of international travel and new experiences which she pursued in her undergraduate…

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International Student Orientation Spring 2017

Help us welcome in the newest group of international students here at Truman State University! International orientation week occurs the week before the start of the academic year, and allows new students to familiarize themselves with the American higher education system, life at Truman, and some of the faces they’ll be seeing around campus. Click…

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What You Need to Know: Common Academic Phrases at U. S. Colleges

  anguage is a huge factor in transitioning to a new location, no matter where you are from, and attending a university is no different. Each country has a unique educational system and with this comes commonly used terms and phrases that are extremely useful to know. A clear understanding of these terms will lower…

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International Student Profiles: Europe The Video
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International Student Profiles: Europe The Video

Living abroad is a life-changing experience for many students. Hear from some members of Truman State University’s European student body, and learn how Truman can feel like a brand new home. Special thanks to our interviewees! Zoe Fish- England Julie Noringriis- Denmark Margherita Parlangeli- Italy Philipp Wirth- Germany Did you like this video? Get the…

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International Student Profiles: Malaysia The Video
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International Student Profiles: Malaysia The Video

We asked two students from Malaysia, Priscilla Parisa and Julian Fung, what Truman State University has to offer students from their country. Watch their responses here! Did you like this video? Get the Truman State University’s International blog updates by subscribing to our email. Have questions? Feel free to send us an email at intladmit@truman.edu. We’re…

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Strategies for International Student Success: Teaching Through Communication

hen studying abroad, students may encounter difficulties adjusting to the cultural, social, and academic behaviors expected of them in their new environment. Speaking out in class as an international student can be difficult for many, especially in the early weeks of their education abroad. Conversation with friends, interaction with professors, and proper classroom behavior are…

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Admissions and You: Application Tips From Our Admissions Team!

Hi! My name is Claire Miller, and I am a senior student who works on the Admissions Team at Truman State University! This is my third year on the team, so I have put together a lot of application files.  I have seen a lot of different application materials in that time, and would like…

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International Student Profiles: Africa the video
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International Student Profiles: Africa the video

We sat down with Mame Ndiaye from Senegal and Momi Sagoe from Ghana to talk about their experiences at Truman and what Truman has to offer students from Africa! Watch our video to get a better feel for their ideas on Truman! Did you like this article? Get the Truman State University’s International blog updates by subscribing…

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Preparing for the Next Step: Resume Building 101

  You can see it now. Landing your dream job and getting paid to do what you love seems so close. All you need to do is make a fabulous first impression. You’ve worked hard to get here, but you have to convince them that you deserve this job. That’s why a well-constructed resume is…

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Himalayan Night 2016: The Video
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Himalayan Night 2016: The Video

Himalayan Night: The annual celebration of Nepali culture at Truman State University. Namaste Nepal, Truman’s only club dedicated exclusively to Nepali students and those interested in Nepali culture, hosts Himalayan Night each year with the purpose of sharing a piece of their home country with the Kirksville community. This year’s celebration was no different. The…

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