Showing posts from March, 2012

Intercultural Marriage and Moving Away from Your Home Country

I chose to marry a person from another country. We have had many adventures together. Was it easy? Definitely not. Would I trade my experiences to have stayed in my own country? No, I wouldn't.
In any marriage, you have to compromise and find a middle ground to keep your relationship compatible. There are some choices that intercultural couples must make that are very difficult.
Here are a few things that stand out to me as difficult decisions for us and an interracial couple.

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How to Survive University as a Mature Student

I was a non-traditional student. After my four children had successfully finished their college degrees, I returned to school and graduated with a bachelor's degree in my fifties. Any one over the age of 25 is considered a mature student (better than saying "old").

Straight out of high school, I found employment, and have been working ever since. But, the older I got, the more I felt the need to go back to school. I began to fantasize about graduating from college. I wanted to be as smart as my children!

How to Survive University as a Mature Student