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Relocating to the United States?

Oftentimes, people new to a city struggle with adjusting to the unfamiliar resources, laws, language, school systems, transportation, etc.  In fact, if a person is from another country and/or doesn’t speak English, it can be a challenge doing daily tasks such as laundry, buying groceries, going to the doctor, or even mailing something at the post office. 226 more words


University of Nevada Students Learned U.S. Culture & Student Success Skills

After two days teaching at the University of Nevada, new international student survey data indicates that workshop attendees gained cultural knowledge about the northern Nevada culture and skills to navigate the UNR campus.   286 more words

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Shanghai Ocean University Workshop at Sierra Nevada College

The excitement for this fall’s 2014 International Education Tour has now intensified after I taught international students from Shanghai Ocean University at Sierra Nevada College.  These students are visiting Nevada, USA for three weeks to get a feel for the U.S.  213 more words

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2014 International Education Tour in Seoul & Beijing: August - October

Student: “What’s up Doc? Have any plans now that your dissertation is finished?” 

Me:  “I’m teaching my research in Korea and China.  My participants supported me and now I will support them.”  438 more words

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Happyschools.com Featured "My Work, My Life Series" with Dr. Madden-Dent

Cross Cultural Competence is More Important Than Ever with Dr.Tara Madden-Dent

After Raghuram Sukumar, founder of happyschools.com, and I discussed international student preparation and the importance of cultural competency in today’s competitive global economy, we began an introductory interview.   789 more words

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Dr. Tara Madden-Dent Prepares International Students to Successfully Study in the U.S.

Studying in the United States may be more difficult and costly than you realize.  Transitioning and adjusting in the U.S. culture may impose significant professional, academic, health, and safety hardships on international students which negatively impact their success.   162 more words

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Dr. Tara Madden-Dent prepares you for life in the U.S.

Transitioning and adjusting in the United States culture may be more difficult and costly than you realize. Partner with cultural relocation and adjustment expert, Dr. Tara Madden-Dent, and learn the most efficient strategies to thrive in the U.S.   119 more words

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