From Traveling Alone to Finding a New Path with Vischall Temde
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
3M ago
In our final episode of Season 1, We delve into the fascinating story of Vischall. From Bafoussam, to Ngaoundere to Canton and finally in Erie, Vischall shares how his different experiences shaped his life in America. As an international student, how was his student life in America? What type of jobs did he get when he was student? What was his major and how did that affect his life in America? Get ready to embark on a captivating journey of cultural exchange, personal growth, and the pursuit of academic excellence. So sit back, relax, and let's dive into this captivating ..read more
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The Life of a Fulbright in The USA: Nada Soliman Part II
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
5M ago
Nada's Experience in the USA… what is a Fulbright, how does the Fulbright program work, and how long is the Fulbright. How did Covid affect the Fulbright year? Why is the program helpful? We also talked about her culture shock and how I used to convert each amount I spent. Nada's experience is entirely different, and it was a pleasure to know her and her experience in the USA. Of course, there is no ISE without traveling; she said that, New York had some Cairo vibe, and she went to LA, DC, FL, and Cleveland. As an international, sharing our culture and being curious about others' cultures is e ..read more
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Let's go to Egypt with Nada Soliman
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
7M ago
Let’s go to Egypt, مصر, misr. This country is on my bucket list; you will know why today. Nada Soliman is a Fulbright lecturer, and during her time in Erie, PA, I had the opportunity to interact with her and discover her country. This episode explores Egypt, its culture, music, cuisine, and tourism. We recorded during the Ramadan period and asked Nada to share her Ramadan experience in Egypt, and how, if any, it is different in the US.  In this first part, we see Egypt through her eyes; we went to some interesting touristic areas, and I will encourage you to google those places for a prev ..read more
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Junior's experience in the USA : Part II
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
After being in Italy, Nigeria, England, Junior comes to the US to pursue his post secondary education, thanks to Basketball. What were his first impressions, did he find any cultural shock, what did he love the most in the different States he visited. Music is the hardest class Junior ever took, I was confused but he tell us why. We also talk about the tipping culture in US and the different country he has being. Do you think tipping is a universal culture? let us know what you think. Spoiler Alert: His first cultural shock was is Nebraska, state, and he went to Walmart and saw aa isle of guns ..read more
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Junior Oscar takes us to England : Part I
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
This Episode was recorded before any major events that took place, We apologize if there is any language or memory that may affect you. Thank You. In the first part of our journey Junior Oscar, born in Italy, spend some years in Nigeria before moving to England talks about the different cultures he was exposed and how they helped him adjust in his life. We learned what a real Italien pizza looks and taste like, we talk about the famous "aggegge" bread of Nigeria and if you are of that generation, he shares his love for glass bottle soda. If you know you know. As part of our trip we visited En ..read more
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Visiting Colombia and El Salvador with Carmen, Ale and Sofia Part II
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
Welcome to part II This episode was one of the most challenging ones I ever had to do. Having three different ISEIANS visiting two different but very similar countries, you wonder why? embark on another adventure with me, where we visit Colombia with Sofia and El Salvador with Alessandra and Carmen. From childhood friends from one country to attending the same university in another country, friendship is fantastic. Our journey starts in El Salvador; Carmen and Ale shared their love for their country, Pupusas, and Pastelitos de Chucho. We also visited these amazing places; Lago de Coatepeque an ..read more
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Visiting Colombia and El Salvador with Carmen, Ale and Sofia Part I
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
This episode was one of the most challenging ones I ever had to do. Having three different ISEIANS visiting two different but very similar countries, you wonder why? embark on another adventure with me, where we visit Colombia with Sofia and El Salvador with Alessandra and Carmen. From childhood friends from one country to attending the same university in another country, friendship is fantastic. Our journey starts in El Salvador; Carmen and Ale shared their love for their country, Pupusas, and Pastelitos de Chucho. We also visited these amazing places; Lago de Coatepeque and Volcan de Santa A ..read more
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Visiting Nigeria and France with Adekunle
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
In today's episode, we visit two countries in one day, which is only possible through ISE. We will be in France and Nigeria with Adekunle David Akinpetide. The first thing I learned was how to pronounce his last name "Akinpetide." We talk about both the French and Nigerian cultures. David shares his experience when he first went to Nigeria and how excited he was. We spoke about Ghana and Nigeria's Jollof and tried to settle the debate about which country has the best Jollof; Jollof is a fantastic African dish. We talked about some of his favorite food and explored more food. He shares some of ..read more
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Lily Smith Experience
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
Today's podcast offers an ISEIANS that is not international but participated in the Mercyhurst Study Abroad program in Ireland. But before we take our flight to Ireland, she gives us a fantastic tour of her hometown, Rochester, NY. The first one we visited was Lake Ontario; next was the Rochester City skyline provides a gorgeous view of the sunset. Eastman school of music. If you love Lilac, Rochester has one of the lilac festivals where all the lilac trees bloom. She talks about her first impression of the Dublin airport, visited the Guinness factory, and many other areas. Lily shared her exp ..read more
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Sejour en Algerie with Mo
International Student Experience
by International Student Experience
8M ago
After our amazing trip to Saint Petersburg, hopefully you loved it, today we are visit g another country and another culture. Our friend Mo, is taking us into Algerian cuisine, where we talk about couscous, lamb meat. If you have never listen to Algerian Raï, Mo gives us some recommendations, Cheb Mami. Rama’s Ight or Algerian Berber is the native language in Algeria even thought they have French as official language. Arabic is another popular language but Algeria Arabic is different as it includes some French word in it. The great mosque of Algiers aka Djamaa El Djazaïr, Timgad - an ancient r ..read more
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