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Life Hacks Series

Life Hacks Series for International Students- Summer 2019

A series of monthly workshops on adjusting to WVU & U.S. hosted by WVU Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services (CCPPS) and Office of Global Affairs (OGA).   Food and refreshments will be provided.

Key Presenter: Yaping Huang Anderson, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist at CCPPS

Dr. Anderson used to be an international student.  She is originally from China and has a special interest in serving international students.  Please feel free to contact Dr. Anderson at Yaping.anderson@mail.wvu.edu if you have any questions regarding the workshops. 

Cultural Adjustment

Friday, May 24, 2019    
Evansdale Crossing, Room 412 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

During this workshop, we will cover:
  • Introducing American life and cultural norms
  • Stages of cultural adjustment
  • Common challenges international students may face
  • Cultural adjustment tips and resources

Sign up for this workshop.

Academic and Career Success

Friday, June 28, 2019    
Evansdale Crossing, Room 412 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

During this workshop, we will cover:

  • Common academic and career related challenges
  • Classroom expectations
  • Role of academic integrity
  • Interacting with faculty/advisors
  • How to speak up in class
  • Time management
  • Recognizing your strengths
  • Tips and resources for academic and career success

Sign up for this workshop.


Stress Management

Friday, July 26, 2019    
Evansdale Crossing, Room 412 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

During this workshop, we will cover:

  • Common stressors for international students
  • When stress becomes too much
  • Signs of being overly stressed
  • Tips for managing stress
  • How to implement self-care
  • When to seek professional help for psychological distress

Sign up for this workshop.


Fall 2019 

Stay tuned for more information about our workshops for Fall 2019!

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