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Applying for U.S. Study this Year? Survey

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AMIDEAST
03/22/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
“Phrasal verbs” are two-word phrases made up of a verb and preposition, such as “break in” or “come across.” Phrasal verbs can be confusing because they have a different meaning than the verb by itself, so it is essential to learn some of the most common ones! Check out this list of phrasal verbs to learn what they mean and how they’re used in context.

Phrasal Verbs List | EnglishClub

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03/20/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
In your initial search for colleges and universities in the United States, the amount of information available on the internet might be daunting. Organizing the information you find while keeping your long-term goals in mind is a big help during this process. A few examples: make sure that you apply to schools that offer the major you want, and understand that cost of attendance varies greatly...
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Choosing a College or a University in the USA

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03/19/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
When working in groups, evidence shows that employees from diverse backgrounds are more likely to come up with creative solutions to problems. One reason for this trend could be language, as bilingual individuals tend to view problems and solutions in unique ways. Employers have begun to notice these patterns, and top companies are increasingly recruiting people with a knowledge of two or more...
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People who speak multiple languages make the best employees for one big reason

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03/18/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
The @Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine recently announced the winners of their annual fellowship, which links U.S. and Arab researchers for scientific collaboration. This summer, the fellowship will bring together Dr. Rabeay Hassan of the National Research Centre (NRC)tre in #Egypt and Dr. Silvana Andreescu of Clarkson Universityersity to begin designing a low-cost...
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Clarkson University: Clarkson University Prof Receives Arab-American Frontiers Fellowship

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03/17/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
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EGYPT — AMIDEAST.Egypt invites you to a “boot camp” session designed to assist students in completing the Onsi Sawiris Scholarship application. This three-hour session will be held twice: first on Monday, April 3, at 6:00 p.m., and again on Tuesday, April 4, at 9:00 p.m. at the Dokki office. Registration is...
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03/16/2017. Facebook
What's the best way to achieve success on the TOEIC exam? Building your skills with real TOEIC material! Get plenty of prep with the TOEIC Official Learning & Preparation Course, the only course created by the maker of the TOEIC test. Purchase online through AMIDEAST and you'll have access to the course 24 hours a day, seven days a week—making it easy for you to fit practice time into your...
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TOEIC USA Registration System

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03/15/2017. Facebook
Can listening to #music really improve your #English? Studies suggest that it can! Music has many benefits for advanced-level #language learners. Many songs are difficult to understand the first time, but once you learn the #lyrics, you will have a better grasp of pronunciation, grammar, and how English words work together in a sentence. To start out, check out this popular song called “Big...
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Easy English Song Quizzes: Big Yellow Taxi

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03/13/2017. Facebook
A good letter of recommendation can really make you stand out to U.S. college admissions committees. A strong letter will showcase your best character traits and intellectual qualities from the perspective of a person (teacher, boss, etc.) who knows you well. Because the recommendation letter is so valuable, you want to make sure to get it done right! Read this article for tips aimed toward...
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Letters of Recommendation: 5 Facts That International Applicants Need to Know

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03/12/2017. Facebook
Punctuation impacts the meaning of every sentence, so a good understanding of punctuation marks—the comma, hyphen, etc.—is absolutely necessary for clear and correct expression in written English. If you’re unsure of some of the punctuation rules, don’t worry! The article linked below includes a list of basic punctuation markers and their functions, as well as tips for correcting some common...
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5 Common English Writing Errors You Don't Have to Make! | FluentU English

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AMIDEAST
03/11/2017. Facebook
Mo Gawdat (Google), Oussama Khatib (Stanford Robotics Lab), and Rana el Kaliouby (CEO, Affectiva) are just a few examples of the many Arab #innovators and #entrepreneurs who are boosting the U.S. technology sector. A recent study in the Harvard Business Review shows that #Arab inventors—in #tech and other fields—are helping to make the United States more innovative. In the past 10 years, the...
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Research: Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

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03/10/2017. Facebook
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EGYPT — AMIDEAST.Egypt, in partnership with Education USA, will be hosting 14 U.S. colleges and universities on Sunday, March 12, at the Four Seasons Hotel at 4:00 p.m. Representatives will discuss strategies for choosing the right college, preparing personal statements, financial aid, and many other topics!...
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03/09/2017. Facebook
Do U.S. colleges and universities check applicants’ social media accounts before making admissions decisions? The short answer is yes, many do! Admissions and scholarship selection committees often use social media to learn more about your personality, hobbies, and interactions with others. If you're concerned your online activity might leave a negative impression, don't worry—there are easy...
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Do Colleges Check Social Media? | Apply | The Princeton Review

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03/08/2017. Facebook
Today, AMIDEAST joins the global community in celebrating International Women’s Day, an annual event dedicated to promoting gender #equality and inclusivity by highlighting notable achievements of #women in various fields.Take a look at any of our programs throughout the #MENA region, and you will find talented women showcasing their intelligence, creativity, and determination. Here are just a...
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Success Stories Highlight International Women’s Day 2017 | AMIDEAST

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03/06/2017. Facebook
Using English in a professional business environment often involves a distinct way of communicating. In a nutshell, business English involves a lot of idioms whose meanings may not be very clear at first. Check out this large collection of common phrases used in the workplace in order to get up to speed, and show your boss and colleagues that you’re really on the ball!
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Common Business Idioms and Expressions

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03/05/2017. Facebook
If you are currently applying (or planning to apply) to a U.S. university, you may be asked to do a video interview using Skype or other software. The interview questions will likely be similar to an in-person interview, but there are several additional details to be aware of during a video interview, such as camera positioning, lighting, having an appropriate background, and more. Simple...
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7 Essential Skype Interview Tips

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AMIDEAST
03/04/2017. Facebook
Art is a great way to enhance cross-cultural understanding. A series of plays in Washington, D.C., this month aims to do just that by bringing Arabic and Palestinian literature and culture to the U.S. capital. This series of performances begins with the first-ever English performance of Amer Hlehel’s “Taha,” a one-man play which features the life of acclaimed Palestinian poet and short story...
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Two Palestinian Plays Coming to D.C. Next Month

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AMIDEAST
03/03/2017. Facebook
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GAZA — Amideast Gaza invites you to register for the upcoming academic writing course, designed to improve participants' writing skills in a variety of dimensions. Registration for this five-week course ends Sunday, March 5, at 2:00 p.m. Space is limited, so sign up today! Click here for details and registration...
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03/02/2017. Facebook
Expanding your vocabulary is never a bad idea—especially when studying for a standardized test like the GRE or SAT. These tests often include uncommon words that confuse test takers, native English speakers included. While flashcards and rote memorization can be useful strategies for learning new words quickly, there is no substitute for understanding how these words function in their natural...
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Vocabulary in Context: The New York Times, The Economist, The Atlantic Monthly, and the New Yorker - Magoosh GRE Blog

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AMIDEAST
03/01/2017. Facebook
Watching American movies is one of the best ways to really master the English language! Recent, popular movies in particular will help you improve pronunciation, learn common slang expressions, and become more familiar with native accents and the speed of dialogue. If you’re not sure which movies to watch, check out this article for a list of some well-known modern American films. You’ll also...
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10 Modern American Classics for Learning English with Movies | FluentU English

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