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Created by Jennifer Kumar and edited by Joyce Slayton Mitchell.

This slide show showcases unique social and academic features of almost 100 colleges throughout USA. In these slides prospective students can learn about cultural aspects of college life in different colleges (sports, extra- curricular activities, activism, volunteer focus, and more). These tips can be used in conjunction with finding the right program and following admissions procedures to find the right college suitable for you!

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This slide show is part of a presentation called "Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" part of "Chasing the American Dream: From Take off to Landing". This program available across South India is a 6 hour session helping Indian students understand strategies for college admission, test taking, financial assistance (scholarships), jobs on campus, and visa tips in relation to studying abroad in United States. The video ad of this presentation is affixed to the slide show. Here\'s the link:
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  • 1. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    In this slide show program you will learn interesting facts about almost 100 colleges across America.
    This show intends to help Indian students in their college and university selection process by teaching unique aspects of academic and social cultures at some American colleges
    This show is put together by Jennifer Kumar and
    edited by the Joyce Slayton Mitchell.
    Enjoy the show. E-mail your
    comments to Jennifer Kumar at authenticjourneys@gmail.com.
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 2. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Physics and chemistry are two popular options at this small New England college where SATs are not required. Focus on your English exams and be ready for outdoor sporting activities galore. A top liberal arts college where students love to learn!
    Bowdoin College
    Brunswick, ME
    www.bowdoin.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 3. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With over 250 student clubs and a strong interfaith community, everyone can find someone to hang out with at this college. Students also love the location as it’s only a subway ride away from Boston. Programs like biology, neuroscience, Judaic Studies, theatre, music, economics, and psychology are popular majors here.
    Brandeis University
    Waltham, MA
    www.brandeis.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 4. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    In this women’s college with a beautiful campus just outside Philadelphia, students are responsible for social and academic actions. Students are permitted to schedule their own exams that they self-proctor. Here archeology, urban planning, and physics are popular subjects.
    Bryn Mawr College
    Bryn Mawr, PA
    www.brynmawr.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 5. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This college has a unique housing program where students live in the same housing program for all four years where students share meals, competing with each other and playing computer pranks on each other. Mathematics, mechanical engineering and physics are the most popular majors.
    California Institute of Technology
    Pasadena, CA
    www.caltech.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 6. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Thinkers, in a top literal arts college that is strong in the sciences, this college is located in a small Minnesota town where long, snowy winters make skiing popular.
    Carleton College
    Northfield, MN
    www.carleton.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 7. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This college attracts hard working, pre-professional students at college to study rather than live a college life. Popular events at the college are sci-fi movie marathons, engineering week and intramural sports.
    Case Western University
    Cleveland, OH
    www.case.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 8. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    People say this college set in a small southern city has a Hollywood look and feel. To top that, this college doesn’t have a football team! This liberal arts college has more arts events than sporting events, though golf, volleyball, sailing and baseball are popular.
    College of Charleston
    Charleston, SC
    www.cofc.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 9. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    One of the few intellectual universities where students prefer to discuss books and subjects outside of class than gossip or participate in sports. This liberal arts college has a small student body and boasts strong programs in economics, English, biomedical sciences and psychology.
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, Il
    www.chicago.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 10. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    At this institution if you maintain a 3.25 grade point average, you are eligible for a fifth year tuition free to get your master’s degree. Geography and psychology programs are well-known here.
    Clark University
    Worcester, MA
    www.clark.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 11. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Automotive engineering is popular at this college where BMW has a research center. Located in a small Southern town, the college and town are crazy about football. During the football season there are parades, cookouts, pep rallies and dances.
    Clemson University
    Clemson, SC
    www.clemson.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 12. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Located in a small town in Maine, this college integrates international themes into almost all programs and encourages study abroad to acquire language skills as early as the first semester. Preferring to live on campus outside of their study abroad experiences, students chose from many subjects including the most popular subjects: economics and biology.
    Colby College
    Waterville, ME
    www.colby.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 13. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A unique college on the ‘block system,’ students here have busy days of academics and outdoor sports. Popular outdoor activities include kayaking, fishing, biking and nature walks in this almost year-round sunny locale.
    Colorado College
    Colorado Springs, CO
    www.colardocollege.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 14. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Career-minded students come here to study geology, geophysics, mining and petroleum engineering. Many students get internships in government offices . Students love to stay fit in the state-of-the-art fitness facility equipped with climbing walls, though many may prefer getting fit in the great outdoors – biking, mountain hiking, and skiing.
    Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, Colorado
    www.mines.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 15. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Want to attend a college with a 50% diversity rate that boasts about it’s losing streak in football? This intellectual college is in New York City and attracts top students from all over the world in English, biomedical engineering, economics, political science and East Asian Cultures and Languages.
    Columbia University
    New York, NY
    www.columbia.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 16. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With a balance of international and local focus, many of the students here study abroad and value diversity. However, at home on campus, students value honor and trust as evidenced by rarely finding bikes or dorm rooms locked. Staff also extend this honor code by allowing students to self-schedule and proctor their own exams.
    Connecticut College
    New London, Ct
    www.conncoll.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 17. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Being fiercely independent and competitive are two traits that suit students wanting to get admission into this New York City based college that boasts free tuition. Here, students prefer to study rather than play sports. With 80% of the students living off campus, students learn “real life” skills like budgeting money, cooking, using public transportation
    and doing household chores more quickly than
    students who live on campus.
    Cooper Union
    New York, NY
    www.cooper.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 18. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With over 4,000 course choices students seek outstanding programs architecture, engineering and hotel administration among others. Having a large percentage of international students, the college’s food choices are diverse and well liked by the students. Social life away from campus offers many ethnic restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, and maybe more
    than 10 parks of natural and scenic beauty with
    waterfalls and gorges. As they say “Ithaca is Gorges!”
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
    www.cornell.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 19. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Eco-friendly campus where use of bicycles to get around is highly encouraged. This California university is popular for students who want to study pre-vet, premed, animal science, agricultural and environmental studies. Studying here, students are amidst the rustic charm of forests, farmland, cows, and gardens.
    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA
    www.ucdavis.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 20. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Students here are encouraged to undertake individual research projects during their degree program. The popular subjects here are communications (broadcasting and journalism), economics and English Literature. Students who study in this small, upscale suburb of Columbus, become close as all students live on campus throughout their four year degree programs.
    Denison University
    Granville, OH
    www.denison.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 21. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With strong programs in international business and foreign language, about half of the students study abroad to attend internships. Many of the international students come from India and though they like the small town social life, prefer to visit Philadelphia and New York City on the weekends and trips home or to Europe for school holidays.
    Dickinson College
    Carlisle, PA
    www.dickinson.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 22. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Paid internships located around the world lure students to this college. Because of the cooperative education, most students here take five years instead of four to get their undergraduate degrees. The majority of students start off on their career path directly after graduation from networking during their internships.
    Drexel University
    Philadelphia, PA
    www.drexel.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 23. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    The top Southern University in America, all undergraduates live on campus where most socializing happens during sporting and performing arts events. The exception to this is when the students study abroad. Here, about half of the students study abroad within USA or in other countries.
    Duke University
    Durham, NC
    www.duke.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 24. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This university in the ‘deep south’ craves more diversity and international focus as many as 70% opt to study abroad. Here, radio and journalism majors are the most popular with a college-run radio and television station.
    Elon University
    Elon, NC
    www.duke.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 25. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    State-of-the-art digital labs, audio production suites, sound mix studios, radio stations, newsrooms and TV studios attract artsy but serious students in cinematography, film and video production. Being in the center of Boston leaves no lost opportunity to socialize and take part in a lot of cultural and artsy activities on or off campus. Small class sizes also allow for ample student and teacher interaction.
    Emerson College
    Boston, MA
    www.emerson.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 26. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Pre-med students are attracted by unique programs in disease control and tropical disease research. Many Asian Americans study here, living on campus where a majority of students prefer individual sports over team sports. Favorite sports include tennis and swimming.
    Emory University
    Atlanta, GA
    www.emory.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 27. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here the average age of students is 26. Coming back to college after working or upgrading their education, students who come here are serious about their academics. Students can opt to study abroad within US or outside US to places like Costa Rica to study rain forests, weaving, geology, and ornithology.
    Evergreen State University
    Olympia, WA
    www.evergreen.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 28. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Initiated in 1972, this college is one of the newer colleges in US. Close to Washington, D.C., the college provides shuttle service to public transport options to visit the nation’s capital. With a student population of close to 20,000 a good proportion are international students coming from 130 different countries. Preferring to hang out in the student
    center, students here put more emphasis into studying
    together rather than playing on sports teams as in
    other college.
    George Mason University
    Fairfax, VA
    www.gmu.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 29. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Academically, this college is known for it’s School of Foreign Service. Socially, this college is ethnically diverse with people from all faith backgrounds enjoying doing cultural activities on and off campus including visiting cultural centers and museums in the nation’s capital. Georgetown is famous for it’s basketball team. In addition to basketball,
    students like lacrosse, sailing, and crew.
    Georgetown University
    Washington, D.C.
    www.georgetown.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 30. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    It is no wonder that students studying here want to become politicians, government leaders, doctors, engineers or lawyers. A hop, skip and jump away from the White House, students here have internships in the most influential political offices in the world. Students also appreciate that their real-life practical experiences are coupled with classes taught by
    professionals with real-world, practical and current
    experience in the career fields they want to carve out
    for themselves.
    George Washington University
    Washington, D.C.
    www.gwu.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 31. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With over 500 student clubs, there will be something to keep everyone busy and meeting new people after classes are out. Students mainly live off campus as the town has a unique social life, known for it’s artsy and laid-back attitude. Though many students live off campus, many prefer to eat on campus as the college has been awarded for it’s on-campus food
    service. Students here love football. Gymnastics is also
    a popular on-campus sport.
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
    www.uga.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 32. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    In the same town as famous Civil War battles, this college is known for it’s close student and faculty relationships and discussion-style classes. Students come to this college to study American history, business, and political science among other majors. Fraternities and intramural sports and club sports are popular ways to socialize here.
    Gettysburg College
    Gettysburg, PA
    www.gettysburg.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 33. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    If you ever had a dream of learning to ride horses, this college has one of the only indoor equestrian rings along with stables and outdoor horse trails. Exploring your passion for horses can be done along with studying some of the most popular subjects here including strong science, pre-med, English, communication and psychology programs among others.
    Goucher College
    Baltimore, MD
    www.goucher.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 34. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    An oasis in the midst of cornfields. It may not sound as exciting as a big city, but this progressive and intellectual college is the alma mater of Warren Buffet and Robert Noyce, co-founder of Intel. Favoring political activism, students here do not allow their geographic location to hold them back from learning about and being aware of the world. Team
    sports, social clubs and parties seem to be the main
    social activities here.
    Grinnell College
    Grinnell, IA
    www.grinnell.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 35. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Set in a rustic, back-woods part of New York State, with only 1,800 students, classes tend to be small. With only 20 students per class, students form close bonds and can get a lot of special attention from teachers. Known for it’s collegiate preppy culture, students here love sports, tend to be politically conservative, and come from upscale homes. As the enrollment of international students is low, they
    would always be looking to increase their diversity.
    Hamilton College
    Clinton, NY
    www.hamilton.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 36. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Though entry test scores are important, this University is interested in recruiting smart, intellectual and interesting students for a more well-rounded student body. Here, there is always something interesting going on inside and outside the class. With the most sporting teams, students can choose from 41 different sports to keep active and make new friends. In
    addition to sports, they have a renowned daily news-
    paper, humor magazine, performing arts, political
    and community service organizations.
    Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA
    www.harvard.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 37. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A unique, small college with Quaker values, all students and more than half of the faculty live on campus. Working on the honor code, students can schedule their exams and take them anywhere they want! Some students take classes at Bryn Mawr, a nearby women’s college and travel there by college- sponsored shuttles. Students here love sports and a draw for
    Indian students is that this college has the only varsity
    cricket team in America.
    Haverford College
    Haverford, PA
    www.haverford.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 38. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With more than 60% Asian-Americans, Indian students may feel it’s easier to fit in here. Being on an island in the Pacific Ocean, students here love to surf and play volleyball on the beach. Students come here to study a wide variety of subjects with the most popular being marine biology, volcanology, East/West studies, astrology and travel business.
    University of Hawaii
    Honolulu, HI
    www.hawaii.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 39. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    At this legacy college, the social life revolves around attending Catholic mass and playing sports. With a lower number of international students, this college would be interested in entertaining more international applicants. Students come here to study pre-med, biology, history, economics, accounting and English.
    College of the Holy Cross
    Worcester, MA
    www.holycross.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 40. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Being a commuter college, only 4% of the students are able to have on campus housing. Few groups including international students get priority for this housing. Most of the social activities take place in and around the City while many classes take place at night as many students work during the daytime.
    Hunter College of the
    City University of New York
    New York, NY
    hunter.cuny.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 41. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Just like the IIT of India, students here take their studies seriously. If you’re looking to find your life partner at college, this probably isn’t the right college! With an 80% male population who prefer studying to sports and socializing, students come here to study with prize winning professors in architecture and physics. Other popular majors
    here are electrical, chemical and aerospace engineering.
    Illinois Institute of
    Technology (IIT)
    Chicago, IL
    www.iit.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 42. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With popular business and music schools catering to graduates and undergraduates alike, this college has a total student population close to 40,000. It’s no wonder that there are 4,000 total classes to choose from every semester. Here there’s something that will interest everyone. Outside the classroom, students are inspired by the campus which is full
    of natural scenery - trees, shrubs, reflection pools and
    rivers.
    Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN
    www.iub.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 43. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Want to surround yourself with artsy, creative and independent thinkers? This college is located in the midst of natural beauty and a unique and diverse small town culture. Musical theatre, pre-professional programs in TV and radio broadcasting and physical therapy are the most popular majors here. This college is known for it’s student concerts as
    well as events hosting outside speakers, musical artists
    and comedians.
    Ithaca College
    Ithaca, NY
    www.ithaca.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 44. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Not known for sports, this college set in an affluent suburb of Los Angeles is known for students who want to seriously study and be successful in many subject including the most popular majors: biology, economics and computer science. This college is a ten minute drive from the beach and an hour from Los Angeles.
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, CA
    www.uci.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 45. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    “All work and no play” is this college’s motto. It has one of the most world renowned Schools of Medicine and Nursing with a top-rated hospital as part of it’s facilities. Students come here to study a range of subjects outside of medicine and nursing as well. With over 200 student clubs, and a wide range of sports teams, the college offers respite from studies
    and work in a variety of interests.
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD
    www.jhu.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 46. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Refining your musical talents and taking them to the next level is what this musical conservatory is all about. Attracting the best of the best from all over the world, the institute has total student population of just under 500. Here, your social life will revolve around continuously challenging your creative abilities in music, dance and theatre by being in the
    midst of the cream of the crop in New York City.
    Julliard School
    New York, New York
    www.julliard.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 47. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This college, set atop the side of a mountain in Pennsylvania is in a small town but has a lot of academic options to suit most any career path. Many students here are career oriented and stay from undergraduate through graduate studies in a variety of subjects. With access to transportation, major cities of New York and Philadelphia are reachable within 90
    minutes. Sports, fitness and sorority activities are
    popular social activities here.
    Lehigh University
    W. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    www.lehigh.edu
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 48. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here you will find a liberal group of risk-takers who like new ideas and new ideas to explore. This college has a long history of international exchange with many foreign students and many Americans encouraged to study abroad. Here, students tend to be politically active and take stands on controversial issues. Also of note is the college community’s
    commitment to environmentalism as shown through
    social activism and winning of awards for
    construction and land usage.
    Lewis & Clark College
    Portland, Oregon
    www.lclark.edu
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  • 49. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Producing the most Olympian athletes than any other college, it’s no wonder this college is well known for sports. Football, baseball, baseball gymnastics, and water polo being a few of the famous sports here. Both undergrads and grads can find strong programs in their areas of interest. The Asian American community is sizable here and has it’s own
    magazine called Pacific Ties. Here, you will feel a draw
    to the glitz and glam being close to Hollywood.
    University of California at LosAngeles (UCLA)
    Los Angeles, CA
    www.ucla.edu
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  • 50. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Political science is the most popular major here where about half the students are encourage to expand their world view by studying abroad, debating, participate in politically-oriented clubs on campus and taking strong positions on social issues. Socializing takes place on campus in club sports such as cricket, Frisbee and soccer and off campus at the other
    colleges in the twin cities.
    Macalester College
    St. Paul, MN
    www.macalester.edu
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  • 51. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Focused on academics and research, this institute has more graduate students than undergrad students. Attracting top students from America and abroad in competitive programs such as engineering, pre-med and computer science; this college is known more for being a ‘nerdy’ campus than a party school. If you miss festivity on Diwali or Navarathri,
    you can attend Garba/Dandia or Diwali programs at other
    colleges in Boston where you’d meet people from all
    corners of the world while celebrating your
    favorite holidays.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Cambridge, MA
    www.mit.edu
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  • 52. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A happening city, Miami leaves no dearth of social activities on campus, in the city or on the many famous Florida beaches. Miami is one of the cities many students flock to for Spring Break. Students here must balance their desire for socializing with serious studying. One-third of the 15,000 student body is graduate students. There are many majors to
    choose from with the strongest programs in international
    business, music performance, and marine science.
    University of Miami
    Coral Gales, FL
    www.miami.edu
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  • 53. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    With about 40,000 students, you will find it easy to find friends here. About 16,000 are graduate students. Though this college is best known for it’s football team, academics programs have something for everyone’s interest. Here you could even be asked to tutor an American in your Indian language as there is a strong South Asian program with
    Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tamil and Urdu language
    classes requirements.
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI
    www.umich.edu
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  • 54. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    At this college ice hockey and skiing are the most popular varsity sports. Here life is a bit different as many students love outdoor activities that aren’t very popular elsewhere like bird watching or stargazing. You will find something interesting to do in your free time as well as study for your academic program. English, environmental and biological
    science and international studies are the most popular
    majors here.
    Middlebury College
    Middlebury, VT
    www.middlebury.edu
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  • 55. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here in the deep south, students have a bit less freedom and more strict rules about their college life than in other areas of the country. There are no co-ed dorms here and there is a curfew imposed on the residents. With a low percentage of Asian international students, there may be scope for you to increase that number! Accountancy, Business Administration,
    Engineering and Pharmacy are some of the most popular
    programs here at Ole Miss.
    University of Mississippi
    University, Mississippi
    www.olemiss.edu
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  • 56. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This women’s college has a long-tradition of welcoming international students before it became popular. There also may be ample opportunities for financial aid for international students. This college has strong departments in English, biology and international relations. Social life is easy within the 5-college consortium.
    Mount Holyoke College
    South Hadley, MA
    www.mtholyoke.edu
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  • 57. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Known for it’s magnificent campus in a college town, UNC is in the Research Triangle Park. Many students can partake in research assistantships in medical and corporate fields. The ‘Tar-Heels’ basketball and baseball is very popular, while other students prefer mountain biking and golf.
    University of North Carolina at
    Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, N.C.
    www.unc.edu
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  • 58. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Want to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in FIVE years instead of six AND get on-the-job paid experience? At this college, you can do this in many majors with the most popular being business, health sciences, and engineering. With a hectic academic and work life, students forgo sports for special interest clubs. With over 225, you can
    find something that interests you.
    Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
    www.neu.edu
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  • 59. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    “The Fighting Irish” is what this college is known as famously on the football field. The cream of the crop study here and live together on campus. As a freshman, each student is assigned a room in a co-ed dorm, where they decide to live for the entire four years due to the social events organized in each dorm.
    University of Notre Dame
    Notre Dame, In
    www.nd.edu
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  • 60. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This private university 30 minutes from Chicago has more graduate than undergraduate students. Journalism, engineering and communications schools are sought out here. The only private university in the Big Ten athletic league with Michigan and Ohio State, football is a part of the social scene. Individual sports are also important here, especially
    women’s tennis and men’s golf, which win the most
    championships.
    Northwestern University
    Evanston, Il
    www.northwestern.edu
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  • 61. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A small town in Ohio is the setting for students who excel in music, science, environmental and East Asian studies. Many students here debate and are into political activism. As far as sports, unorthodox sports like Frisbee field hockey, and cross-country are popular.
    Oberlin College
    Oberlin, OH
    new.oberlin.edu
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  • 62. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Want to experience the cultures of East Coast and West Coast? This college set in Los Angeles, on the West Coast known for it’s programs in diplomacy places many of it’s students in internships in the United Nations in New York City or in government agencies in Washington, D.C.
    Occidental College
    Los Angeles, CA
    www.oxy.edu
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  • 63. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here, at The Big Red, a football school, there is no dearth of academic or social opportunities. With a total student population close to 50,000. With over 500 special interest clubs and over 50 sports teams, you will surely find something to keep you active in your spare time.
    Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
    www.osu.edu
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  • 64. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This is the smallest college in America! Here 300 undergraduates come to study mechanical computer and general engineering. The college pays tuition for it’s students and probably would be interesting in increasing it’s international student population. Here you will get a unique, challenging and alternative educational experience.
    Olin College of Engineering
    Needham, MA
    www.olin.edu
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  • 65. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Set in the valley amongst majestic mountains, it’s no wonder that students here are environmentally aware and get excited about outdoor activities. Students love to ski, hike and go rock climbing. Some of the most popular subjects here are biology, environmental science and computer science.
    University of Oregon
    Eugene, Oregon
    www.uoregon.edu
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  • 66. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Serious students come here to train in creative careers such as animation, industrial design, graphic design, product design, robotics, photography and fashion design. Competition is the name of the game here. Students are serious about making money on their designs and starting their careers before graduating, hence this college doesn’t have a typical social
    scene like others do.
    Parsons School of Design
    New York, NY
    www.parsons.edu
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  • 67. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Sports creates much the socio-cultural aspect of this private, Ivy League college. Here there are about the same number of undergrads as grads studying a wide variety of academic programs. India is given importance on campus through the Center for the Advanced Study of India and the South Asia Center. Students on campus may even approach you to help
    them learn Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi,
    Punjabi, or Tamil.
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pa
    www.upenn.edu
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  • 68. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A charming, small town feel with intriguing architecture sum up the feel at this Ivy League. Having a population of international students and set in a unique community, there is never a dearth of food options, including a wide range of Indian eateries open until late at night.
    Princeton University
    Princeton, NJ
    www.princeton.edu
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  • 69. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A charming, small town feel with intriguing architecture sum up the feel at this Ivy League. Having a population of international students and set in a unique community, there is never a dearth of food options, including a wide range of Indian eateries open until late at night.
    Princeton University
    Princeton, NJ
    www.princeton.edu
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  • 70. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here at RPI, three times more men come to study than women. Engineering is the popular option followed by biotechnology and computer science. Students love ice hockey. There’s a professional team and a “D Team.” On the “D Team” anyone can play just for fun. Because there’s not many women students, most students go for socializing off
    campus or at other nearby universities.
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Troy, NY
    www.rpi.edu
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  • 71. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Serious about design? Come to Riz-dee. Most students are in studio projects three days a week, eight hours a day. Popular subjects for undergrads and grads can include graphic design, industrial design and architecture. Other creative programs such as film, animation, furniture design, textiles, illustration, fashion and photography are also available.
    Rhode Island School of Design
    Providence, RI
    www.risd.edu
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  • 72. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here the pre-professional students ten to be conservative and preppy with more interest in their career than in politics or changing the world. Sports are popular here. Women participate in varsity swimming, diving, and tennis. Men participate in varsity basketball, baseball, golf and tennis.
    University of Richmond
    Richmond, VA
    www.richmond.edu
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  • 73. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Students who want to take undergrad and grad courses in music, engineering and medicine come here. Eastman School of Music has performances by students and professionals for the entire community throughout the year. It’s hospital, medical and dental center are well sought-out in the region. The ‘River Campus’ is set along the Genesee River and is
    beautiful any time of the year.
    University of Rochester
    Rochester, NY
    www.rochester.edu
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  • 74. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Studying here, most undergrads get a paid internship before graduation. Here the college encourages the students to be serious and professional. Some students who govern student clubs even have their titles on their business cards printed by the institute! There is a very international and open-minded attitude on campus. RIT is also well known for it’s programs
    for deaf students through National Institute for the Deaf
    (RTID). NTID students have a unique drama troupe
    that performs stage play with sign language.
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    Rochester, NY
    www.rit.edu
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  • 75. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    If you’re interested in research, there are 100 specialized research centers and institute opportunities on campus. About 50,000 total grads and undergrads study here. Popular programs include business, library arts, environmental science, biology engineering, nursing and pharmacy.
    Rutgers University
    Piscataway, NJ
    www.rutgers.edu
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  • 76. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A unique place for undergrads and grads that is in the middle of nowhere in northern New York State near the Canadian border, but an easy drive to Ottawa and Montreal in Canada. This small university has a small population of international students, and is always looking for more. Here, the main social activities happen outdoors. The outing club is pretty
    popular here. In the outing club, students plan outings to
    do nature-related activities like hiking, rock
    climbing, canoeing and camping.
    St. Lawrence University
    Canton, NY
    www.stlawu.edu
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  • 77. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Being that this college town is bordered on two sides by the Pacific Ocean, it’s no wonder that water polo, volleyball, swimming and ultimate Frisbee are the most popular sports and pass-times. Because many socialize off campus, off campus housing is more popular than on-campus housing. Freshmen are guaranteed housing, but finding rentals is easy
    here.
    University of California,
    Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
    www.admit.ucsb.edu
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  • 78. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    At this college, the smallest in the University of California system, students are given grades and personal evaluations by each professor. Known for it’s liberal arts, cultural diversity and laid-back lifestyle, students love to go surfing, hang out at cafes and going to bookstores when not in class. Popular subjects to study here are marine science, biology, linguistics,
    economics, the classics and psychology.
    University of California,
    Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz, CA
    www.ucsc.edu
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  • 79. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Here, at SCAD the International Student Services Office is very busy as there are more than 300 international students. Students come from over 90 countries to SCAD to study a wide variety of creative design subjects. There’s always some activity going on for international students. The college has an international branch in Hong Kong with 300 students.
    Savannah College of Arts
    and Design
    Savannah, GA
    www.scad.edu
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  • 80. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A contemporary looking campus set amidst natural beauty, clean air and the town’s signature horse tracks and hot springs is found here. Students come here for strong liberal arts programs with the selling feature being mixing arts and business courses to help them market themselves better after graduation. Almost 60% students study abroad to England,
    Spain, China or India, so though it’s set in a small town,
    students have a world view.
    Skidmore College
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    www.skidmore.edu
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  • 81. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    The largest women’s college in USA, liberal action for social issues is the daily life at Smith. The program in Government graduates more women to state and national political jobs than any other college. Academics are important here, but there are also ample opportunities to socialize. Here, students socialize on campus through groups and sports teams and off
    campus at other nearby campuses.
    Smith College
    Northampton, MA
    www.smith.edu
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  • 82. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Students come here from all over the world to be close to Hollywood, study creative professions in movie, theatre, television and get internships in Hollywood. With about 1,500 international students, this college is in the top three in USA for numbers of foreign students. A selling point is that freshmen as undergrads are allowed on campus housing in
    posh dorms with swimming pools and tennis courts.
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
    www.usc.edu
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  • 83. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    This university is one of the top in the county calling the best of the best students. Though the students who come here from all over the world are cream of the crop and very serious about their academics and future career, they need their down time. Here socializing happens on campus in a wide variety of activities. Popular sports include swimming, golf, horse
    riding, jogging, biking, sailing, football and baseball.
    Fraternities and sororities also have many social
    activities for the students to attend.
    Stanford University
    Stanford, California
    www.stanford.edu
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  • 84. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    An oasis in a mid-sized city. This state university is located on a hilltop a little removed from the nearby cities and towns. This campus promotes international and cross-cultural sharing as it has over 1,000 international students, a program hosting Turkish students to promote understanding of Eastern Europe and strong programs in cultural subjects- one being
    Asian-American studies. Students on campus are very
    friendly and eager to have the nearby community
    participate in their campus programs as well.
    State University of New York at
    Binghamton
    Binghamton, NY
    www.binghamton.edu
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  • 85. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    If you want to experience extreme weather- cold, ice and snow and be close to one of the seven wonders of the world – Niagara Falls, study here. This college has about 30,000 total students – grads and undergrads studying a wide variety of subjects. There’s no dearth of social activities on campus and off campus. Students love to go to the Buffalo Bills football
    games and the Buffalo Sabres ice hockey team. A wide
    variety of food is found on and off campus including
    Indian food with many American and ethnic
    stores selling Indian food in the city.
    State University of New York at
    Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
    www.buffalo.edu
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  • 86. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Looking for a college that has a distinct feel and personality? At this college, you will be surrounded by intellectuals who have deep moral values. Students who go here like to think, debate, question authority, discuss principles of action, philosophical issues, and generally life a life of the mind. This college has strong Quaker values of equality, respect for
    others, community service and a view to ‘change the
    world.’
    Swarthmore College
    Swarthmore, PA
    www.swarthmore.edu
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  • 87. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Studying here, everyone is crazy for the “Big Orange” and “March Madness.” People from all over the city and region come to SU basketball games and have a lot of SU spirit! It’s quite a sight to behold. This university sits alongside the city of Syracuse and is walking distance from a nearby ‘college town’ that is full of ethnic eateries and interesting shops.
    Students come here to study many subjects with the most
    popular being aerospace engineering, architecture,
    entrepreneurship, musical theatre and computer
    science management.
    Syracuse University
    Syracuse, NY
    www.syracuse.edu
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  • 88. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    A top state university in a wonderful small town known for music (Western, of course) and BBQ, your head will spin with 1,000 special interest clubs and a wide variety of varsity and intramural sports to chose from . You will wonder if you came here to explore your interests or study! Maybe you can do both! This college is known for it’s strong academic
    programs in a wide variety of subjects catering to
    almost 50,000 grads and undergrads combined.
    University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX
    www.utexas.edu
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  • 89. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    10% of the 40,000 students here are in the Corps of Cadets, one of the largest military education programs in the country makes the culture of this university very unique. Sports, particularly football, baseball, women’s golf and soccer are popular here. One can also find something to keep themselves occupied in the 700 social cultural clubs on campus.
    Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX
    www.tamu.edu
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  • 90. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Students come here with opportunities to participate in internships and study abroad programs suited to their major. Being in a small town doesn’t bother the students here as there is so much to keep occupied in and out of the classroom. Popular sports here are squash, golf and rowing. Students also enjoy all-campus events such as comedian
    night, dramas, musical concerts and sponsored
    coffeehouse programs.
    Trinity College
    Hartford, CT
    www.trincoll.edu
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  • 91. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    In addition to pre-med, pre-dental and engineering, the most popular majors are international relations, psychology, English and economics. Tufts is also known for sending the most number of students abroad to study for a semester. The international relations program is responsible for Tufts being one of the top Peace Corp resources among colleges. With a
    blend of academics and international cross-cultural
    flavor the culture found on this campus is unique.
    Tufts University
    Medford, MA
    www.tufts.edu
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  • 92. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Students are given two days off each spring semester to participate in Mardi Gras. Close to New Orleans French Quarter, there’s always something to keep yourself occupied. With the cultural and musical activities happening there if studies are finished or you just need a break, the French Quarter will always delight you with a steady crowd of
    interesting people from all over the world. On campus
    social activities abound too with 65% of the students
    in fraternities and sororities and participating in
    over 250 social clubs and a variety of sports.
    Tulane University
    New Orleans, LA
    www.tulane.edu
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  • 93. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    You know you’re in a Southern university when you see men in coat and tie and women in skirts and pearls at football games! You will get to experience another kind of American culture here along with bluegrass and country music being in Nashville the capital of country music in USA. The college has strong honor code; taking exams unproctored. Study
    abroad is also promoted. Students can choose from one
    of 19 countries or alternative locations in other states
    in USA for their study abroad experience.
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN
    www.vanderbilt.edu
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  • 94. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Known as an upscale college, 85% of the students here are in fraternities. There is an honor code at this college- students trust each other not to steal their laptops left out in the library, bikes unlocked at bike racks and things from their unlocked dorm rooms. Being in the Appalachian Mountains gives students opportunities for hunting, fishing, camping and
    hiking.
    Washington and Lee University
    Lexington, VA
    www.wlu.edu
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  • 95. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeline Albright graduated from this renowned women’s college. Known for it’s intellectually-curious student body that’s ready to take up leadership roles, it’s no wonder such charismatic and powerful women have studied here. This small college has a wide variety of programs, but if you want
    to open up your options, experience another campus
    culture, you can cross- register for some classes at
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
    Wellesley College
    Wellesley, MA
    www.wellesley.edu
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  • 96. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Creator of this slide show, Jennifer Kumar is a cross-cultural coach. An American living in India she can help you as an Indian prepare for your life in USA.
    Joyce Slayton Mitchell is an experienced college advisor in New York City and the author of ‘The Indian Guide to
    American Colleges.’ Check out her book by clicking on
    any slide or on this link right here.
    Thank you Joyce for making this slide
    show possible and taking time to
    edit it.
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  • 97. Unique Social Tips From Different American Colleges
    From the book “The Indian Guide to American Colleges”
    Thank you for watching this slide show. Keep tuned in for a video showcasing a special program.
    Are you an Indian student who wants to study in America? Want to know what you need to do to apply, get scholarships, get your visa and be successful in America?
    Our program is available for booking for
    attendance of 100 and over throughout
    South India.
    Slideshow part of presentation “Secrets of Success on an American College Campus" by Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys@gmail.com