Pre-Arrival Guide: Learn About the United States

Pre-Arrival Guide progress: Learn about the United StatesCulture in the United States

It's important to do some research about cultural norms in the United States. Here are some helpful resources: 

 

Housing in the United States

Video of Common Housing Terms in the United States | WMU Housing | Reslife

Learn common housing terms in the United States to help prepare you to choose a housing option during your study at Western Michigan University.

 

Higher Education in the United States

Classroom Culture in the U.S.

Video of Classroom Culture in the U.S. | Dr. Ramona Lewis | Western Michigan University

The culture of the U.S. classroom may be different from what you are used to. Dr. Ramona Lewis, Faculty Specialist II and Program Coordinator of the Educational Leadership in Higher Education Program at WMU, discusses classroom culture in the United States.

How to Be Successful in the U.S. Classroom  

Video of How to be Successful in the U.S. Classroom | Dr. Ramona Lewis | Western Michigan University

Learn some tips on how to be successful in the U.S. classroom! Dr. Ramona Lewis discusses the keys to success in this short video.

Professors in the U.S. 

Video of Professors in the U.S. | Dr. Ramona Lewis | Western Michigan University

Learn some tips about working with professors in the U.S.! Dr. Ramona Lewis discusses professors in the U.S. higher education system.

Read more about classroom culture in the United States. 

 

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