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International Counselor

Thanks for thinking of Purdue!

No matter where in the world you come from, we’re committed to helping you with all your questions about applying as an international student.

Purdue is proud of its rich cultural diversity and we’re consistently at the top of list for having one of the largest international student populations among U.S. public universities.

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April Pickens

Assistant Director

Talk to Your Professors

Take advantage of professors’ office hours!

You may encounter a situation where you need their help with coursework or you may want learn more about what they do, how their field impacts the community or world, or garner sage advice.  All of this can be accomplished during their office hours!

The relationship that is developed during this time could reap you huge rewards: research opportunities, internship connections, or grad school references.

Make time to meet your mentor!