Settling in the U.S.:
Now that you have arrived in the U.S., you will find yourself adapting to many
new aspects of the culture. To begin with, you will likely experience Culture Shock.
Learn about what everyone experiences when s/he
goes through Culture Shock >>
one student's perspective on culture shock >>
In order to better understand Americans, it may be helpful to learn more about
the values they espouse.
Learn more about "Understanding Americans: Some Key Values" >>
Finally, in meeting and learning about Americans, you might consider asking some
of the questions developed by Robert Kohls, a well-known interculturalist.
questions that may be helpful to you in making conversations >>
Becoming a member of the Tufts Community
Become a Community Volunteer >>
Why Should an International Student Be an RA? >>