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Adjusting to American Culture

These pages focus on some important aspects of American culture such as time, communication, hygiene, gift giving, and tipping.

In the United States, you will definitely encounter diversity; there is no single type of culture, national identity or lifestyle. However, there are some important aspects of American culture that we would like to identify to help you in your adjustment to the United States.

Culture Shock

What time is it?

Communication with Americans

Gratuity, Hygiene, Gift Giving