14 EXPECTATIONS VS REALITIES OF INDIAN STUDENTS IN U.S.A.

1. Expectation: Fantasize about playing in the snow, Having snowball fights, uploading pictures on Facebook. Reality:  Ends up hating snow, slipping 10 times a day walking to university, cursing ice, swearing never to live in a snowy place after masters. Source : Tumblr 2. Expectation:  50Mbps internet speed??!! I’ll download every damn movie from the internet! Now nobody […]

1. Expectation: Fantasize about playing in the snow, Having snowball fights, uploading pictures on Facebook.

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Reality:  Ends up hating snow, slipping 10 times a day walking to university, cursing ice, swearing never to live in a snowy place after masters.

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2. Expectation:  50Mbps internet speed??!! I’ll download every damn movie from the internet! Now nobody can stop me.

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Reality: you get screwed by the law if you download movies. Shut up and watch youtube like a good kid.

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3. Expectation: Dream of flirting & getting a white girlfriend.

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Reality:  The white girls are all taken and the desi girls look fake in the american attire. Here you are stuck between two undesirable options.

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4. Expectation: Weekend, movies, pubs, disco, bowling, girls………Yaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy!!!

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Reality:  Assignments, Part time jobs, cooking, cleaning, laundry. F**k my life!!

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5. Expectation: Throw the old smartphone and get a premium Android or a iPhone for just $200

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Reality: Yes, get a phone for $200 and pay another $80 each month for the next two years to own it.

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6. Expectations: I will have so much fun with my new friends that i wont miss my family & loved ones much.

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Reality:  ends up having less fun with friends and more emotional skype calls with family and friends from India.

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7. Expectations: Finally i can have as much pizza & junk food as I can. No more boring Indian food.

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Reality:  Remember homemade food, cries like a kid.

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8. India: Doesn’t ever go to a temple thinking it is old peoples job.

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U.S.A : Goes to temple so that you can have prasadam. That’s the closest you can get to authentic Indian food taste.

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9. Expectation: Dream of having your own wardrobe collection of US Polo, Express, etc

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Reality: Ends up buying Aeropostale in sale. :D

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10. Expectation: Your family thing that you are a billionaire in making.

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Reality: you work in Indian Stores, Motels, Gas Stations & Indian Restaurants for Survival.
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11. Expectation:  Dreams of Jack Daniel and Johnie Walker every weekend.

Johnie walker usaSource : Johnie Walker Indian Students in USA

Reality: Ends Up drinking Budweiser, Jameson and Absolut.

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12. India: Never eats snack made at Home and eats only outside.

USA : Craves for Mom made snacks and eats them like the most precious things on earth, Share a few with room mates.

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13. Expectation: expects to be super rich guy spending money like water. :D

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Reality:  Ends up adding Milk and Bread on this :D

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14. Indian Students in USA Expectation: Drams of buying this as soon as they enter USA.

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Reality:  Ends up buying an old car from 1990s for $2000- $3000.

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