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Across Vietnam 2018: Mythological Vietnam

nce upon a time, in a land not so unknown, the Vietnamese Student Association hosted an event known as Across Vietnam. Folklore plays an important role in Vietnamese culture. The art of story telling allows for the teaching of life lessons and contribution to the shared universal customs in humanity, providing greater insight to our…

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International Dinner 2018

International Club hosted International Dinner on April 8th, 2018. Each guest was given a boarding pass at the beginning of the night to travel around the world. This special event made guests feel as though they left the United States for the night. Students representing different countries gave unique performances and foods from across the…

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Spring Flings and Easter Things

As stated in our blog “American Holidays and How We Celebrate Them,” Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the March Equinox. This day celebrates the Christian belief in Jesus Christ’s resurrection. Similarly, Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday is the start of the…

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Study Abroad Guide for International Students

International students studying at a university in the United States can strengthen their educational experience by taking advantage of study abroad and exchange programs.  Through opportunities like these, students can immerse themselves in another new culture, enroll in language courses, travel, and expand their global connections. Study Abroad vs. Exchange It is first important to…

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Investing in the Future with Internships

It may seem a little early to be making plans for Summer 2018, but internship applications are already open. In fact, most of the applications for summer internships have winter deadlines. Websites like interexchange.org and Truman State University’s own career.truman.edu can be beneficial in the search for a summer job that enhances your resume. In…

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International Club Formal: The Haunted Dance

The annual “Formal Dance” event hosted by the International Club (I-Club) took place on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. This year’s event theme was a “Haunted” formal. Students in attendance had the chance to taste “Mummy Dogs” (pigs in a blanket), “Vampire’s Blood” (ketchup), and “Yellow Mold” (mustard). The I-Club was founded and chartered in 1935….

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More than Meets the Eye in Missouri

When choosing a university, you are not only deciding what school you will attend, but you are also choosing your new home for the next four years. Kirksville, population 17,519 people, is located in rural Northeast Missouri. When Truman State University students need a quick getaway on long weekends and breaks from classes, there are…

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GPA and How it Works: Is A 4.0 Really That Important?

Maintaining high grades can be one of the biggest pressures in the lives of many college students, with parents, professors, academic advisers, and friends all reinforcing the belief that maintaining a high grade point average (GPA) is crucial to college and career success. But how do grade point averages work? What do they mean for…

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“We Don’t Feel Alone”: Aid For Nepal

ver 8,000 dead in Nepal. 14,000 injured. Nearly 400,000 homes destroyed. These are not just numbers. These are lives that have been forever changed by the devastating earthquake of April 25th. This earthquake at 7.8 has been the strongest natural disaster to hit the country in nearly a century. News of this cataclysmic event traveled…

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This is the official blog of the Truman State University Center for International Students.