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Made It To The Land Of The Free And The Home Of The Brave. Now What?

The Immigrant Files

We hoped off the plane at LAX BNA with a dream, and our cardigans six suitcases containing everything we owned in August of 2012. After years of dreaming about experiencing life in America, we had finally made it.

Moving away from your parents and hometown to go to college is overwhelming for any young adult, but moving to a different country becomes a different level of overwhelming. You’ve probably spent so many months dealing with international college applications and all of the paperwork that goes along with them, that actually being here probably feels surreal. Now that you are finally arriving at your destination for the next four years, it’s easy to find yourself thinking, “So now what?” Well, we don’t claim to be experts on the topic, but we can at the very least claim we have “been there, done that.” The following are some pieces of advice we hope that you will…

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