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Notify the disability services office ahead of time to arrange for any necessary accommodations.
Experts are divided on whether massive open online courses will improve or destroy higher education.
Ask other international students for help with registering for U.S. classes.
Massive open online courses may help your career, but don’t bank on them for credit - yet.
Make sure your loved ones understand the time and financial demands of graduate school too.
Have an agenda for meetings and meet at least once per term to maximize graduate school advising.
Reach out for help with class work to get to know your American professors.
Join a study group and be selective about note taking to balance your U.S. college workload.
Don’t tell yourself you’ll get involved on campus or visit professors next year—do it now.
Postgraduate programs are getting a lot more practical with hands-on learning and job-focused training.