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Articles Tagged 'Guide'

Animal House, College

Honours vs. Honors: A Brief Guide to College in America

While the basic premise of learning stuff is the same, college in America is not like university in Britain.  It would appear the structure, lingo and traditions on U.S. and U.K. campuses are as prone to cultural nuances as any part of the special relationship. Fraternities & sororities Fraternities and sororities offer men and women […]

Home Buying

A Glossary and Guide: Home-Buying in the U.S.

Apart from the different legalities in house buying, there are of course, differences in terminology that can render house hunting a bit of a challenge for Brits in the U.S. Since many American houses are bigger than your typical British house, real estate agents* use many words and phrases to disguise a smaller-than-average listing. Cozy, […]