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Best business major in Carlson School of Management

If you ask me what is the best business-related major in my opinion, I would say, without a doubt, is MIS (Management Information Systems). Due to the incresing demand of data mining and data analysis, there is a growing need for MIS graduates, thus...
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Freshman 15

Have you guys heard of freshman 15? I'm sure you have. If you are a future freshman students, you should read this! Freshman 15 is a belief that freshman college students will gain about15 pounds during their first year in college. Now, is this a...
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College vs. High School: Academics

Anyone remember transitioning from middle school to high school? I was told that high school was going to be much harder; more advanced classes, SATs, APs, searching for universities, waiting for acceptance and as if it wasn’t enough, teenage...
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Beating the Language Barrier

Hi Guys, As you may know, many international students suffer from some kind of language barrier when they transition from their home countries. Its perfectly normal that it should happen, after all, speaking a second or third language isn’t just...
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Tips on How to Travel on a Budget

Spring break is coming, and one of the best ways to spend it is to travel! I know, as a college student, we have to be smart on how we spend our money. But that doesn't mean that you can't go travelling over the spring break. Now I'm going to give...
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What is a class like at the University of Minnesota?

Hey guys, When I first got my acceptance letter from the University of Minnesota I was, of course, really excited, but I also had a lot of questions in my head, one of them being: "What are classes like at the University of Minnesota?". We know that...
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First Few Weeks on Campus

The first weeks on campus are the best time to make friends and get used to the campus life. We international students have a head start. I highly recommend you to arrive 2-3 weeks before your I-20 entry date so that everything is settled by the...
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How to rule the Career and Intership Fair with 1000% confidence

Have you ever had a sense of being socially awkward? Especially in settings when you are surrounded by so many people like a Career and Internship Fair? You sweat a lot while talking with recruiters, and sometimes it is so annoying that before...
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Biking in Minneapolis

Hey guys! Did you know that Minneapolis is the most bike-friendly city in the U.S.? As a matter of fact, Minneapolis is the only city in the U.S. on the world's most bike-friendly list. Here's an article from the Star Tribune which talks about it...
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Finals Preparation

So it's that time of the semester again. This is the final stretch of the semester when students are doing their very best to achieve the desired results in their classes. This period is perhaps the most difficult time for most students as final...