One step before the green card: medical board, interview, work permit

Before you get a green card, it remains to go through several formal procedures. In this seemingly simple wrap-up phase, mistakes can ruin your previous efforts (see our series “10 Relatively Honest Ways to Stay in the US”). If giving fingerprints is business ...

How to get an education in the USA and how much it costs

Russian-speaking migrants who come to America often face the question: where to go to study, what is needed for this, and how much will have to pay for the American granite of science. The education system in the United States is different from what everyone is used to at home. "Forum" made a step-by-step ...

Statistics: selfies become more dangerous than sharks

In 2015, fewer people were hit by a shark attack than trying to take an original selfie. Mashable analyzed data on deaths from shark attacks and deaths resulting from an attempt to take an extreme selfie. As a result, it turned out that this year ...

Metropolitan Opera for Dummies and what to watch in the new season

A new season begins at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. "Forum" collected information about the most interesting operas, cheap tickets and Russian-speaking soloists, of whom there are a lot. And also - some tips on how to understand and love opera. The 2015-2016 season will open on September 21 with the opera ...

How to get a credit card and build a good credit history

  Every Russian immigrant to the United States will have to build a good credit history, even those who never plan to take out loans. ForumDaily understood the nuances - why a credit rating is important for all aspects of life, how to get your first credit card and how to “clear” ...

Russian kindergartens in the United States: the pros and cons

Russian-speaking parents often face a dilemma: should they send their child to a Russian or American kindergarten? In addition to language, these preschool institutions also differ in their approaches to teaching, living conditions and nutrition. “Forum” found out what Russian kindergartens can offer and how much their services cost. ...

Smokers were shown how they would look after 20-30 years

A video is gaining popularity online in which professional makeup artists show how smoking affects a person's appearance. The popular BuzzFeed portal, together with makeup artists, as well as the director of the nicotine addiction treatment center at the American Mayo Clinic, Dr. Taylor Hayes, created a video on the set ...

Top 10 secluded beaches of America

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle, and most importantly - to retire from the crowds of tourists, the ZARANITSA edition has found for you ten of the most calm and reliably sheltered beaches in America. It's hard to find a place more secluded than the beach ...

We live in the USA: how to rent a house

Finding housing for newcomers to the United States can be a complicated quest with many unknowns. The process of renting real estate in America is radically different from what people are used to at home. “Forum”, after the first material from the series “Getting settled in the USA” about opening an account...

As for 30, housing prices in the USA have risen in price: interactive graphics

This animated map from HowMuch.net shows the dynamics of housing prices in different regions of the United States: For example, the map shows how prices have risen sharply in the Florida real estate market. In the 90s, housing prices in the cities of Tampa and Miami were cheap, and ...

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