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Study Across The Pond US Blog

How to get settled in the UK: An American student’s guide

Posted by The ATP Advisors on May 13, 2015 1:57:00 PM

When you study abroad, it's really not much different than moving away to attend an in-state college.

If you ever have a moment of doubt regarding moving overseas, remember the boundless benefits of studying in the UK over the US and why you decided to study abroad in the first place.

Here are five things that you can do that will help you get settled in the UK.

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Topics: Lifestyle

15 British Dishes Every American Student Should Try

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 29, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Some say that British food is bland and boring, but have you tried any of these British delicacies?

Fish and chips

This classic British dish dates back to the mid-19th century when trawl fishing in the North Sea rapidly increased. The dish consists of fish (usually cod or haddock), battered and deep fried, and served on a generous pile of chips - the British term for French fries (potato chips are called crisps).

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Topics: Lifestyle

The Definitive A-Z of Dining Out in Britain for American Students

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 26, 2015 7:00:00 PM

Never go hungry again with our guide to dining out in the UK!

Here, we take you through an alphabetical list of some of the most affordable and delicious places for American students to eat out with friends without breaking the bank.

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Topics: Lifestyle

5 Picturesque Parks Every American Student in the UK Must Visit

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 13, 2015 5:00:00 PM

The British love to go for walks on the weekend, and who can blame them when they have an amazing array of picturesque parks to stroll through?

These spots of natural beauty are found throughout the UK and provide an excellent excuse to see more of the country, do some hiking, or perfect your amateur photography skills.

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Topics: Lifestyle

Pros And Cons Of Studying In London

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 13, 2015 12:00:00 PM

London has a well-earned reputation as one of the greatest cities in the world, and is home to a number of prestigious universities.

Its history, culture, and tradition of academic excellence have made it a magnet for international students, with tens of thousands of people pouring into the city every year to study.

The city has much to offer students from overseas, but living in a major metropolis is not without its challenges. We’ve put together this handy guide to help you figure out whether London is the place for you.

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Topics: Lifestyle, London

9 Quirky Facts You Never Knew About UK Universities

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 13, 2015 12:00:00 PM

The UK continues to be the global leader in university education, as well as a place where students from around the world aspire to learn. But do you know these nine quirky facts about UK universities?

Take a look below and see how many you may already know:

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Topics: Lifestyle