SOCIAL CULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES

The United States is a large country with a diverse social culture. However, there are some social characteristics and ideals that span the breadth of social cultural identities in the United States. All people are considered equal. In the United States, all people are considered equal. While divisive notions based on class, race, gender, and sexuality do exist, they aren’t embraced or necessarily accepted by the general public. Ideally, and in theory, all people in the […]

BEING POLITE IN THE UNITED STATES

BASIC VALUES IN THE UNITED STATES For international students looking to go to school in the US, the United States has an incredibly diverse population. Religious, social, and political freedoms allow people to choose their values and develop their cultural identities in whatever ways they see fit. There are, however, some commonly accepted values throughout the United States. They include:   PolitenessGenerosityFriendlinessHelpfulnessRespectAcceptance Each of these values can be interpreted in many ways. The more time […]

Creative Ways to Fund a Study Abroad Experience

By UnigoCan you image completing your homework assignments under the shade of the Eiffel Tower or in a remote village in a South American country? If so, a study abroad experience may be in your future. College is one of the few moments in your life where you can take some risks and try new things, such as studying in a foreign land. With so many programs to choose from, the possibilities are only limited by […]