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Thank you for your willingness to share an expert post.

This site is part of a web-based research project and you’re invited to share your perspectives as a teacher, researcher, or scholar who has the knowledge, expertise, or experience on the subject of international students’ academic transition* and success. Please note that even though “expert posts” can be based on personal experiences, they must address the subject in the context of or with a focus on research (e.g., any studies you are conducting), scholarship (e.g., review of literature), teaching, or expert commentary. Please keep your post brief, ideally between 1,000 and 2,000 words, please cite and list references for readers to be able to consult them, and please balance off theoretical issues with practical applications or advice. Here is one example of an expert post.

Please review the official consent page before proceeding to participate in the research by submitting your post using the form below.

Comments or questions are welcome.

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Your post will be published in a separate page (after asking you to make any edits if necessary for clarity of message). We will send you a $15 gift card that you can use for any purchase at as a thank you note (for up to two entries).


NOTE: This study is approved by Stony Brook University’s IRB Office. If you have any questions about the study, you may contact the researcher, Dr. Shyam Sharma, at If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant, you may contact Ms. Judy Matuk, Stony Brook University’s Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects, at 631-632-9036, or by e-mail,

*The processing of acquiring/understanding new language/concepts, skills/knowledge, outlook/confidence, etc needed for adapting to and succeeding in the US university. You are encouraged to focus on specific subjects like learning academic skills like reading, critical thinking, researching, writing, and the like.

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