Know any Asian college students having a tough time adjusting to higher education? If so, here are 5 Must-Know Tips for Asian College Students!
1. Utilize Exclusive Student Resources
There are various resources online that can benefit college students or even save them money. For example, if you are into any K-dramas or Anime, Spotify has a great deal where you can obtain Spotify Premium, Hulu, and Showtime for $5/month. And all you need is a student email address.
2. Consider Joining an Asian Student Organization
While university clubs might not be everyone’s cup of tea, often times, they are a great way to make new friends, network, and even earn leadership positions. In particular, there are usually many Asian clubs on-campus with individuals who may share similar cultures and interests.
3. Learn About Drinking Responsibly
Drinking culture is prominent in many campuses across the country. However, people should be able to respect the rights of individuals who do not wish to drink. But should you choose to partake, it would be advisable to follow these rules for future reference.
Also, it’s important to note how many Asian college students could be subjected to Asian Glow. Essentially, Asian Glow is the redness that appears for many Asians after drinking alcohol. According to this study:
Approximately 36% of East Asians (Japanese, Chinese, and Koreans) show a characteristic physiological response to drinking alcohol that includes facial flushing, nausea, and tachycardia.
So be careful out there. And drink responsibly!
4. Develop Effective Studying Habits
For those of you wanting to balance binge-watching your favorite show while maintaining good grades, the video above might be worth a shot!
5. Learn to Enjoy the Ride
College can be a turbulent time. It can be stressful, exciting, or anywhere in between. That’s why for this brief period in your life, try to learn how to balance studying, taking breaks, and making memories. Doing so will make the experience that much more enjoyable!
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