Allan E. Goodman
Succeeding As an International Student in the United States and Canadaby Charles Lipson
Coming to a new country to study should be an exciting adventure, not a baffling ordeal. With Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada in hand, international students will have the information they need to succeed-in and out of the classroom. This guide includes a comprehensive glossary explaining academic terms and common phrases as well as information on: Succeeding academically, Living on or off campus, Learning English, Avoiding plagiarism, Working and managing money, Meeting with instructors, Engaging in student life.
About the Author:
Charles Lipson is professor and director of undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago
“Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada compiles thirty years of conversations with foreign students and research about the hurdles they face. The book covers everything from what to pack on the airplane (a month’s supply of any prescription medicines, just in case) to office-hours etiquette (be punctual; bring a question to discuss) and cultural civility.”
Meet the Author
Charles Lipsonis professor and director of undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, as well as How to Write a BA Thesis and Cite Right, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews