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The Non-Immigrant Student podcast is an audio journal of my grad-school journey in the United States of America.It is an inspirational podcast that seeks to encourage and provide guidance to other non-immigrant students across the globe on how to live their best lives while fulfilling their Study Abroad dreams. My stories reveal the hacks, tips, and tricks I have learned while on this journey and I honestly believe that ''If I can do it, you can do it too!''So excited to have you with me on this journey, Welcome!

The Non-Immigrant Student podcast is an audio journal of my grad-school journey in the United States of America.It is an inspirational podcast that seeks to encourage and provide guidance to other non-immigrant students across the globe on how to live their best lives while fulfilling their Study Abroad dreams. My stories reveal the hacks, tips, and tricks I have learned while on this journey and I honestly believe that ''If I can do it, you can do it too!''So excited to have you with me on this journey, Welcome!

Location:

United States

Description:

The Non-Immigrant Student podcast is an audio journal of my grad-school journey in the United States of America.It is an inspirational podcast that seeks to encourage and provide guidance to other non-immigrant students across the globe on how to live their best lives while fulfilling their Study Abroad dreams. My stories reveal the hacks, tips, and tricks I have learned while on this journey and I honestly believe that ''If I can do it, you can do it too!''So excited to have you with me on this journey, Welcome!

Language:

English

Contact:

6072621211


Episodes

What am I grateful for? (Thanksgiving Special Edition)

11/30/2021
...It’s one thing to admit it and admit it openly but a whole ‘nother thing to put a label on it. I have now put a label on it. My time at Cornell has been tough. I have struggled and I’m almost coming out on top, still alive and gasping for breath but I made it. Graduation is around the corner; I still have a lot of questions but now I know that I would rather be at Hollywood than at..... I would rather be on TV than in front of it. Also, it took me so long but now I know that Jesus still...

Duration:00:31:26

How To Secure Undergraduate Admission in an Ivy League University with Fath'Ma Marcelah '24 & Daniel Idakwoji '23, Cornell University and Kato Adam David '24, University of Pennsylvania

9/6/2021
Happy Labor Weekend guys! This one's for my prospective undergraduate friends/audience planning to study at a College or University in USA! Fath' Ma Marcelah is a sophomore from Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo majoring in Landscape Architecture at Cornell University. In her spare time, she loves to design and enjoys dancing. Daniel Idakwoji is a sophomore from Abuja,Nigeria majoring in Chemical Engineering at Cornell University. Kato David Adam is a freshman from Rwanda, intending to...

Duration:01:02:20

Adjusting to the New Life as an International Student with Pearl Abue,UT Austin, Ladi Adeoluwa,University of Alabama and Daniel Ojinaka,Carleton University

8/28/2021
Based on popular demand, I decided to host a Q & A session with my friends Pearl, Ladi, and Daniel who’ve been abroad now for about 1-6 semesters, to ask them how life has been for them since they moved from their home country Nigeria to study in the US and Canada respectively. Pearl Abue is a 3rd year Ph.D. student of the Chemical Engineering department at UT Austin working on research on Chlorine initiated chemistry in indoor and outdoor environments. She received her Masters in Chemical...

Duration:01:21:25

Welcome (Back) to all New and Returning Non-Immigrant Students!

8/27/2021
Hey friends! I just thought it well to welcome you all to the new 2021/2022 school year and the Fall Semester of 2021!!! For me, it’s been surreal seeing students in their thousands back on campus. It feels so good and I hope that wherever you are, you are happy to be resuming school in person too! Thank you for being friends and followers of my journey so far and I hope that we all finish the semester/year ahead, victorious and accomplished! Have a wonderful and testimony-filled...

Duration:00:04:39

How To Travel the World on a Budget as an International Student with Imelda Godswill,Teesside University,UK and Chiagoro Ahaotu,Norwegian University of Science and Technology,Norway

8/20/2021
Imelda Godswill is a recent Master's graduate (Hons.) from Teesside University, Middlesborough, UK, and majored in Visual Effects and Animation. She is originally from Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria, and has been to 8 countries-Ghana, Rwanda, UAE, Amsterdam, UK, Morocco, Italy, and Germany- since she moved to the UK to pursue her graduate studies. She is passionate about Fashion and Photography and in her spare time, loves to travel, skate, read and create content for her YouTube...

Duration:01:01:49

Fulfilling the American Dream with Olufisayo Babalola, MEM ’20, Dartmouth University

8/6/2021
Olufisayo Babalola holds a BSc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Ibadan and recently completed a Master's degree in Engineering Management from Dartmouth College. Before her masters, she worked at Softcom Limited as a Product Analyst and Product Manager and has now joined Google as a full-time Associate Product Manager. In her spare time, she loves to sew and create Digital Art. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have invited Fisayo, in...

Duration:01:14:20

The Struggles of a Non-Immigrant Student (Part 2) with Busayo Omoleye,Stevens Institute of Technology and Omolade Ajayi,Manhattan College,USA

7/30/2021
Oluwabusayo Omoleye is a recent Environmental Engineering graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology. Her focus was on Environmental Control Processes. She graduated from Covenant University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. While at Stevens Institute of Technology, she was privileged to be a Graduate Research Assistant for the Center of Environmental Systems, and her research was focused on the treatment of the munition’s water gotten from the U.S Navy Base. Her role...

Duration:00:42:13

The Struggles of a Non-Immigrant Student (Part 1) with Busayo Omoleye,Stevens Institute of Technology and Omolade Ajayi,Manhattan College,USA

7/23/2021
Oluwabusayo Omoleye is a recent Environmental Engineering graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology. Her focus was on Environmental Control Processes. She graduated from Covenant University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. While at Stevens Institute of Technology, she was privileged to be a Graduate Research Assistant for the Center of Environmental Systems, and her research was focused on the treatment of the munition’s water gotten from the U.S Navy Base. Her role...

Duration:00:44:59

Moving from Botswana,Living with Your Spouse and Landing a job at Google with Kutlwano Mzwinila MBA,Cornell University and Kimberly Mzwinila

7/16/2021
Kutlwano is a recent Cornell MBA graduate from Gaborone, Botswana interested in Digital Technology, Fintech, and Data Analytics. Prior to Business school, he was a Technology Consultant where he helped clients across Africa and the Middle East launch digital products targeted towards alleviating financial exclusionary practices. He graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Business Science in Information Systems and Economics and from the University of Pretoria, South Africa with...

Duration:01:24:41

Securing the Bag with Nnamdi Iwuji,MBA,Cornell University

7/9/2021
Nnamdi is a recent Cornell MBA graduate from Lagos, Nigeria, focusing on Corporate Finance and Strategy. He has worked with PwC as an auditor in its financial services unit and subsequently as head of Financial Planning and Analysis at Babban Gona, an agricultural social enterprise in Africa. He graduated from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Nigeria where he majored in Industrial Chemistry. He is a UK-certified chartered accountant and a member of the prestigious Cornell...

Duration:01:02:59

Season 2 Trailer: Introducing Other Non-Immigrant Students

7/4/2021
Yasssssssssssssss! We back! In Season 1, we had almost 2000 downloads from 180 cities in 25 countries across the world, with over 500 followers on Instagram and still counting! I couldn’t have done it without you so Thank you! In this new season, other non-immigrant students from the US, Europe, and Canada will be sharing their stories with us and how they set out to fulfill their respective study-abroad dreams. I am so excited for Season 2 as our podcast guests will be here each week,...

Duration:00:01:27

Season 2 Trailer: Introducing Other Non-Immigrant Students

7/4/2021
Yasssssssssssssss! We back! Thank you for Season 1, almost 2000 downloads and over 500 followers on Instagram! This season, other non-immigrant students from US,Europe and Canada will be sharing their stories with us and how they are set out to fulfill their respective study-abroad dreams. I am so excited for this Season as our podcast guests will be here each week, back to back to back!!!!! Are you ready??!!! Are you sure you’re ready?!!!!! Okay then, let’s go! Happy Hugs, Tolu

Duration:00:01:27

Filing Your Taxes as an International Student (+Special Shout-out)

5/28/2021
Yayyyy!!!... the Bonus Episode is finally here! How have you been? As for me, school is rounding up around here and summer vibes are already kicking in! Well, I'm back now so welcome back from your 2-week listening hiatus! As promised, this is the bonus episode to finally wrap up Season 1. In this episode, I talk about my experience with filing taxes for the first time in America and give a special shout-out to a childhood friend! Also, I dropped the whole gist about the Jollof Wars...

Duration:00:23:45

Season Finale 1: Q & A Part 2

5/7/2021
Heyyyy guys! Welcome back to another week of me answering all of your questions- with a little TMI here and there - for the last time this season! However, if you need any more details, you know where to find me; kindly shoot me an email at thenonimmigrantstudent@gmail.com and I’d be happy to assist you! Have a great week ahead NISs! Many thanks, Tolu

Duration:00:37:39

Season 1 Finale : Q & A Part 1

4/30/2021
Heyyyy guys! It’s been a minute! Today’s episode is a “short drive n chill”, “wash plates n chill” kinda episode! I answered some of the questions you asked me via social media and I hope the answers prove helpful to you. If you need any more details, kindly shoot me an email at thenonimmigrantstudent@gmail.com, I’d be happy to assist you! Enjoy! Many thanks, Tolu

Duration:00:35:16

How To Make Friends in A New Country/ Putting Yourself Out There

4/16/2021
Heyyyyyy guys!!!!!!!! Is it just me or this week was presumably better than the last???!!! How was your week and how are you doing? In today’s episode,I leave everything on the table guys!!!.... everything because why not?! The gist is just KPK,OPP, OPG! (insert Google definition) I share how I’ve been able to build solid friendships and meaningful relationships since I moved to the US in November 2020 and I hope it inspires you to do same and build your own community! If you decide to...

Duration:00:59:12

25th Birthday VoiceLog/My Testimony

4/9/2021
Heyyyyyyyy fellow NISs! Welcome back to another special episode! In this episode, I vlog about my two birthday parties and why I was really pumped to celebrate my birthday this year! I was so grateful that I got to share the moments with you and all of my friends back at home because it was such a happy weekend! All the pictures and videos can be found on the Instagram page (and in the Story Highlights) for this podcast so please check them out if you’re really interested! So, I might...

Duration:01:10:43

Building A Daily Routine That Works!

3/26/2021
Hello! Welcome back to another episode of me being me! This week, I’d be sharing with you how I have built a daily routine that works and boosts my productivity! In planning my days, I find that I am able to conquer the “world” and that has helped me embrace a healthier lifestyle both physically and emotionally and I am well on my way to living the Zen life! I hope you learn a thing or two and are able to imbibe the lessons in your daily lives as well! Watch out for the epilogue at the...

Duration:00:43:14

My COVID-19 Experience ft. Rotachi Nlekwuwa, Creighton University

3/19/2021
Hey guys! New week, New episode! Yassss, I’m finally sharing my experience with COVID-19! I try to recount the moment I found out I tested positive to the day I eventually tested negative; sadly,I also share some of my current struggles with grad school and my current coping mechanisms. In this episode, I am joined by another COVID survivor - Rotachi, an MSc. Student at Creighton University- who shares her experience as an asymptomatic COVID patient. We hope you’re able to learn a...

Duration:00:49:24

Dropping Out of PhD with Pearl Abue, UT Austin

3/12/2021
Hi people!!!! It’s been a hot minute! I hope you did miss me ;) The long awaited episode is here! We have our first guest- Pearl Abue - with us today and she decided to share her PhD experience at University of Texas, Austin and how she’s been navigating it so far! She also plays the “This or That” game at the end :) I hope you enjoy listening to the episode as much as we enjoyed recording it! If you’re a struggling PhD student, we hope that this encourages you to keep the faith and...

Duration:01:07:22