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INT 1710: iSeminar: Orientation to U.S. colleges and study

Resources for Castleton international students

About U.S. higher education

U.S. Higher Education: A Cultural Introduction

An introduction to some of the basics of working, networking, and living at US colleges and universities. From Purdue University.

U.S. Classroom Culture (pdf) (32 pages)

Booklet from NAFSA and the U.S. Dept. of State. About the American higher education system, to help international students know what to expect when studying in the U.S.

About writing

Tips for Writing in North American Colleges

An introduction to the basics of academic writing for students who are new to American colleges and universities, from Purdue University

Plagiarism and ESL Writers

From Purdue University. More info here: Avoiding Plagiarism. Exercises on plagiarism here: Safe Practices: An Exercise