Why I chose liberal arts education in the USA?
May26

Why I chose liberal arts education in the USA?

  The original article was first published at USAPPS Blog in 2014. It is republished here for sharing and educational purposes. Many young Malaysians have dreamed of going overseas to study. And, United States of America tends to become one of the best choices. Perhaps, it’s that many of the top universities are in the USA. Perhaps, it is the American dream that draws the Malaysian kids here. Or perhaps, it is the Hollywood...

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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before College ?
May25

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before College ?

  College, especially when you are studying abroad, can be a tough transition. You will be away from your family and everything that has been familiar to you all these years. You have to start from scratch, from setting up a bank account to making new friends and adjusting to a different education system. If you sink to the pressure, it might be a difficult journey to get back up on your feet. Below are things that I wish someone...

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13 Things Only Malaysian Students Living In America Will Understand
Mar16

13 Things Only Malaysian Students Living In America Will Understand

1. Saying “Football” and getting “Soccer” replies. Football should logically mean a sport involving your feet. Think about it. BTW, Congratulations, Germany. #WorldCup2014 2. The way Americans measure things.   3. Trying to get drinks, go to parties or even ciggs would require you to be at least 21 years old. Losing your passport means either living in America for the rest of your life as a fugitive or getting deported back to...

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Top 5 Movies that Attracted Malaysian Students to Study in USA
Mar09

Top 5 Movies that Attracted Malaysian Students to Study in USA

According to an article issued by University World News, there was an estimate of 900,000 foreign students (very close to a million) were expected to enroll in American higher educational institutions with about 40% increase of international students enrollment. And based on a recent statistics by the U.S. Embassy, we currently have 6,735 Malaysians studying in the USA. So, what is it really about the US higher educational system that...

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