FREE College Q&A: International Students

by  Central Michigan University: Museum of Cultural and Natural History

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What is it like to be an international college student in the USA? Have a discussion with international students enrolled at Central Michigan University and learn about their experiences with travel, college courses and social life in a new country! Participates are encouraged to come with questions.

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About This Program


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45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Adult Learners

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 students.

Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Culture, Foreign/World Languages, International

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please provide 48 hours notice for cancellations in order to receive a full refund. If needing to reschedule a program, please notify the coordinator directly.

About This Provider

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Central Michigan University: Museum of Cultural and Natural History

Mt. Pleasant , Michigan
United States

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History strives to provide educational opportunities that inspire curiosity, imagination, and memory. Our goal is to promote sustainable relationships between peoples and their environments by encouraging respect for cultural and natural diversity. Through our distance learning programs, we look to encourage a spirit of inquiry through interactive demonstrations that help spark thoughtful discussion and further exploration!

Rebecca Petrone

Program Details


The outline below serves as a guide for discussion. It is meant to be flexible and can be adjusted at anytime with questions generated by participants.

1. Introduction
2. Application process (How did you decide what college to attend in the USA?)
3. Campus life (What is it like to be an international student on campus? Time management)
4. Typical day (Living in a dorm vs. apartment, roommates, social life)
5. Academics (Choosing a major/classes, assignments, importance of attendance)
6. Conclusion


-Develop a better understanding of what it is like to attend college/university as an international student.
-Learn about other cultures from around the world and their perspectives on visiting/living in the U.S.