Table of contents for Succeeding as an international student in the United States and Canada / Charles Lipson ; foreword by Allan Goodman.


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Foreword, by Allan Goodman
Introduction

Part I: Moving Here

1 What to Bring with You
2 Passports and Visas: A Quick Overview
3 The First Ten Things You Should Do Here

Part II: Succeeding at Your University

4 The Biggest Academic Challenges for International Students
5 Succeeding Academically
6 Thinking Creatively: Going Beyond What the Professor Said
7 Working as a Teaching Assistant, Lab Assistant, or Research Assistant
8 Avoiding Plagiarism and Doing Honest Work
9 The Culture of Universities in the United States and Canada

Part III: Living in the United States and Canada

10 Settling In
11 Learning the Terrain
12 Learning the Language
13 Identification Cards
14 Earning Money
15 Managing Money: Bank Accounts, Debit Cards, and Credit Cards
16 Spending Money: Shopping at Local Stores, Malls, and Online
17 Getting Around: Buses, Bikes, and Taxis
18 Getting Around: Cars
19 University Housing and Meals
20 Apartment Rentals
21 Kids and Family
22 Health Care
23 Campus Life
24 Telecommunicating: Phone Calls, Internet, Cable TV, and More
25 Dealing with Problems

Appendix 1 A Glossary of Words and Phrases for International Students
Appendix 2 Abbreviations, Acronyms, Nicknames, Holidays, Floor Numbering, and Clothing Sizes
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Students, Foreign -- United States.
Students, Foreign -- Canada.
College student orientation -- United States.
College student orientation -- Canada.