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Life on Campus

Homecoming: An American University Tradition Explained

While attending school in the United States, you will encounter many activities that will give you the traditional “American university experience.” None is more iconic than the tradition of homecoming. On UCF’s Orlando campus, it is alive and well, and judging from our students, it is better than ever! What is Homecoming? Before we delve... Continue reading Homecoming: An American University Tradition Explained
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Life in Orlando

Cat Got Your Tongue? American Idioms Explained (A-F)

Every language and culture has its own quirks that can confuse newcomers. Idioms, or common phrases that only make sense with a little further explanation, especially love to “throw a curve ball” at you. But after you read this list, understanding American idioms will be “as easy as taking candy from a baby.”   As... Continue reading Cat Got Your Tongue? American Idioms Explained (A-F)