FULBRIGHT SPRING ORIENTATION CLASS OUTLINE

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					             FULBRIGHT SPRING ORIENTATION CLASS OUTLINE

                                (Cyprus Fulbright Commission)

Class One
      This orientation class: Objectives and Goals
      The U.S Cyprus and Fulbright Program
      What are your interests in studying in the U.S.?
      What is America like?
      Culture Shock
Class Two
      Higher Education in the U.S. – Guest speaker
      Extra curricular activities and recreation
      Campus life – housing
      Social habits/customs
      Social life – dating, parties, nightlife
      Dangers and Precautions (drugs, alcohol, STD’s, AIDS)
      Family Life, Religion, American Holidays
      Surviving Freshman Year
Class Three
      CASP alumni discuss social life, campus life and answer questions
      Shopping
      Banking and managing money
      Travel
      Communications
      Food
      What to take with you
      Personal Security and safety
      HOMEWORK! Preparation for regionalism: “research the area of the U.S. where you
       will be attending school, and be prepared to discuss during lesson 4
Class Four
      Regionalism in the U.S.A
      Ethnic groups and minorities
      Reverse culture shock
      Practical Matters: Immigration, customs, J-1 visa:
              Guest Speaker: Mr. Mark Leoni, Consular Officer from U.S. Embassy

				
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