Scams Targeting International Students in America

Traveling to a foreign country can be intimidating, much less living there for the first time! Adjusting to a foreign land comes with its share of challenges, leaving you feeling a tad vulnerable. And, regrettably, amidst the excitement, some might attempt to take advantage of your unfamiliarity to scam you. Read this article on some…Continue Reading Scams Targeting International Students in America

International Affairs: Coping with Culture Shock

Background image of a passport with many stamps in it. Foreground: logo of book and globe topped by a graduation cap. Simulated passport stamp with an image of a plane and text that reads, "International Affairs. Catalyst. Culture Shock. WPI Graduate Studies."

According to statista.com, nearly half a million international students studied at the graduate level in the United States in the 2022-2023 school year. This goes as no surprise to all of us in Grad Studies at WPI—more than a third of our full-time grad school population is comprised of international students! And thanks to a…Continue Reading International Affairs: Coping with Culture Shock