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One of our #Fulbright students from the #MENA showed off his tech skills and creativity with this great time-lapse video of some iconic American locations in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston. Watching the video is like getting a three-minute virtual tour of the Library of Congress, National Mall, Liberty Bell, Times Square, and more! Which landmark is your favorite?

Winter Break | USA | East Coast | Timelapse

I took time-lapse videos during my winter break here in The United States especially on the East Coast area (Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, PA, Boston, MA, ...

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AMIDEAST
02/24/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
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IRAQ — Join AMIDEAST/Iraq in Baghdad on Monday, February 27, at 2:00 p.m. for a Fulbright Program open house event! We will discuss the program history, eligibility requirements, and the application process. We will also answer any questions you have about the application. Visit this site for more information: [...
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02/23/2017 at 13:34. Facebook
If you’re planning to study in a U.S. college or university, taking standardized tests is a must. All U.S. universities consider the SAT for undergraduate level admissions, and most also require the TOEFL if English is not your native language. Though both tests are designed to measure an applicant’s level of readiness for college, there are some important differences between the two—the...
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SAT and TOEFL: What You Need to Know About Each Test

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02/22/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
When speaking in groups, native English speakers generally talk very quickly, don’t pronounce the ends of words, and use a variety of slang terms. These factors often create difficulties for English language learners, however there are a number of (free) resources that can help you overcome these initial challenges. Visit this site for a list of practical ways to quickly improve your listening...
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Secret Tips to Drastically Improve Your English Listening (ESL) – RealLife English

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AMIDEAST
02/20/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
One of the most important parts of an application to a U.S. university is the personal statement—a short essay in which you describe yourself, your goals, and why you are a good candidate for a given university. Unfortunately, for international and American students alike, this part of the application is often the most difficult and time-consuming to complete. Check out this article for some...
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Answer 3 Questions to Write Your Personal Essay for a U.S. College

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AMIDEAST
02/19/2017 at 11:10. Facebook
Preparing for a big #exam (TOEFL, TOEIC, GRE, etc.) is more than just studying the material. Of course you need to focus on the #test subjects like grammar or math, but as the exam day approaches there are many other steps you can take to increase your chances of success. For example, doing some light exercise before taking the test is a great way to reduce last-minute anxiety. These #tips...
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Last Minute GRE Tips

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AMIDEAST
02/18/2017. Facebook
What an amazing story! AMIDEAST student Ibrahim Mohammad is using 3-D printing #technology to provide affordable prosthetic hands to #Syrian war survivors. Growing up in a #Palestinian refugee camp in #Lebanon, Ibrahim understands first-hand the hardships of those who have lived through war and poverty. Thanks to an opportunity through our Hope Fund program, he is now studying #engineering on...
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This Refugee Is 3D-Printing Lost Limbs for Syrian War Survivors - VICE

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02/17/2017. Facebook
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KUWAIT — Just a reminder that the U.S. University Fair is coming up this Sunday, February 19, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Marina Hotel. We hope you take advantage of the opportunity, as representatives from several American universities will be there to discuss admissions requirements and scholarship...
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02/16/2017. Facebook
So much #business is conducted in #email these days, you really need to know how write them in a #professional manner. There is a certain etiquette (rules) you should follow in a business email, especially if you do not know the recipient personally. Poor writing makes you and your business look careless and unprofessional, and could hurt your chances of success. Follow these email...
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How to write a perfect professional email in English

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AMIDEAST
02/15/2017. Facebook
One of the great things about higher education in the United States is that there are so many top-quality colleges and universities. But that also makes it difficult to choose where to go! There are many factors to consider, such as your academic interests, cost, location, university size, and more. Check out this article to help you start thinking about these details! And be sure to visit one...
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Choosing a College or a University in the USA

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AMIDEAST
02/13/2017. Facebook
Strong public speaking skills and the ability to conduct effective presentations are vital to career success in almost any field. Even if public speaking is not a part of your job, mastering these techniques will help you improve your communication and interpersonal skills, making you a more well-rounded and valuable employee.

Advice for graduate students on presentation skills (essay)

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AMIDEAST
02/12/2017. Facebook
Practice your #English skills with this article about the growth of online shopping, and how companies are now using the latest technology to try to bring customers back to their stores. You'll get to practice both reading and listening skills, since the link includes audio and text versions of the story. It also contains some advanced #vocabulary, including technological terms such as...
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The Future of Shopping: 3D Printing and Augmented Reality

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AMIDEAST
02/10/2017. Facebook
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EGYPT — We have an exciting event for those thinking about studying in the United States! A representative from Kansas State University will give a virtual presentation at the AMIDEAST.Egypt office in Dokki on Monday, February 13, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Come ready to learn about available scholarships and...
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AMIDEAST
02/11/2017. Facebook
Ice #hockey may be known as a US and Canadian sport, but that didn't stop #UAE native Fatima Al Ali from pursuing her passion for the sport. Fatima is the captain of the Emirati women's national team, and she recently had the experience of a lifetime when she traveled to the United States to watch her favorite team—the Washington Capitals—and favorite player in person! Fatima said she hopes...
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Hockey dream comes true for UAE women's player

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02/10/2017. Facebook
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EGYPT — We have an exciting event for those thinking about studying in the United States! A representative from Kansas State University will give a virtual presentation at the AMIDEAST.Egypt office in Dokki on Monday, February 13, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Come ready to learn about available scholarships and...
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AMIDEAST
02/09/2017. Facebook
Do you have a job interview in #English coming up? Help yourself get prepared by listening to the podcast in the link below. The podcast is a fictional interview that includes realistic questions you might encounter, and explains several valuable techniques and language tips you can use in a real interview. Do you think this is a useful way to practice for an interview? Let us know in the...
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BEP 289 – Interviews Skills 1: Talking about Experience

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AMIDEAST
02/08/2017. Facebook
Living in an English-speaking country like the United States is a great way to improve your #English language skills, but not everyone will have the opportunity or means to travel. The good news is there are many effective strategies to learning English in your own country! In the article below you'll find ten great tips to help you improve your English, such as finding study partners and...
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Top tips for learning English at home

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AMIDEAST
02/06/2017. Facebook
If you're an aspiring (or current!) #entrepreneur, you definitely want to check out the "How I Built This" podcast on NPR. The podcast features interviews with and stories from some of the most famous innovators and #business owners in the world, such as Virgin brand and company founder Richard Branson. You can learn valuable lessons from their successes and failures, and you'll get to...
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How I Built This

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AMIDEAST
02/05/2017. Facebook
When writing an essay in #English, there are many useful and popular phrases that you can use to improve the overall quality of your essay. You can think of these as "bridge" or "connector" phrases because they help to transition between two or more ideas or sentences. If you use these phrases correctly, they will help your writing sound more fluent and sophisticated!

40 Useful Words and Phrases for Top-Notch Essays

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AMIDEAST
02/04/2017. Facebook
It’s unfortunate but true that many people, particularly in the United States, don’t know about or appreciate the numerous contributions #Arab and Arab American #scientists and scholars have made to the modern world. Some of these specialists conduct invaluable research at #US universities—experts such as Huda Zoghbi, who was born in #Lebanon and is now a genetics and neurology professor at...
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Arab science isn't a thing of the past, these groundbreaking scientists prove

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