In Ithaca College’s student newspaper, a student from Ukraine who’s studying at the New York school writes about some of the challenges of studying abroad.
“International students are always the ones who have to live up to new standards and societal expectations, constantly challenging themselves to fit in and find a sense of belonging,” writes Sonya Mukhina.
It can be tough, Mukhina writes, and she offers some tips. “In my opinion, taking advantage of the given resources, such as the college’s International Peer Mentor program, social gatherings organized by the Office of International Programs and various clubs, could be a good opportunity to reduce anxiety and find comfort,” she says.
Read the full story here. (January 2024)