Seven things that may surprise you in the US

I know hundreds of people who dream of leaving their home country. At the same time, I myself have never dreamed of moving somewhere for permanent residence from my beloved Petersburg. But I have been living in California for a little over two years now. During this time…

Prisoner of Fahrenheit Castle: how to get used to the American system of weights and measures

In the beginning there was meat. I glanced at the price tag - inexpensive, and smiled. After the price there were letters l and b. Like this - $ 5.99 lb. I asked for 2, and the seller began his manipulations: he put on disposable gloves, took out a piece of meat from the display case, threw it on ...

How to enter a US university with full funding: personal experience

I was born and raised in a very small town in Russia. After leaving school, I entered the Ural Economic University (USUE) with a degree in world economics, which I graduated with honors. During my studies, I managed to visit the USA 2 times as ...

Five things you get tired of in America

After my big American trip, I want to write about my impressions about what gets tired in the States, what you get tired of, and what is lacking overseas. 5. A Thousand Times How are you? in just one day It would seem how you can complain ...

How to live and work without English in the USA: personal experience

Nikolai, the author of the channel on Yandex.Dzen, tells how Russian-speaking immigrants manage to live in Los Angeles and work for years, practically not understanding English and not trying to learn it. I'll tell you on the example of people with whom I work - but I work in Russian ...

Newcomers are paid less: 7 unexpected discoveries about moving to the USA on a work visa

Ekaterina Zyuz, Motivation, Compensation and Benefits Manager (C&B Manager) at GlobalLogic, spoke about moving to the United States on a work visa and debunked several myths on this topic. MC.today editorial staff publishes the most interesting interview. Further - from the first person. Opening 1. ...

How is life in the USA: the view of an immigrant

Although I have been living in the States for a long time, not a day goes by without me learning something new, interesting or unusual about this country, Oleksandra Ukrainko writes in his blog Between New York and Boston. ForumDaily publishes material with the permission of the author. ...

What our immigrants in the USA are silent about: personal experience

The author of the channel "The ABC of an Immigrant" on Yandex.Zen shared her experience and impressions of the unpleasant side of the life of people who immigrated to the United States. Further - from the first person. About six months before moving to the United States, I began to read, watch, study a lot. It was interesting…

Four inexpensive things I love in the USA

When I first moved to America, I was young and inexperienced and constantly compared prices, converting the currency of my native state into dollars and vice versa. "Oh God, how expensive everything is!" - I thought for the first few months and lamented that good ...

What is wrong with American medicine: the opinion of a Russian-speaking immigrant

Although the general standard of living in the United States is quite high, there are also “eternal” problems here, the main of which is medicine. Few things scare the average American more than a serious illness and the need for extensive treatment. The country has a system incredible in its absurdity ...

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