We've provided the following resources to help you acclimate to the U.S. and get the most from your stay.
Living in America
Portrait of the USA - Basic geography and regional differences that define the United States
Foreignborn.com - Practical guides for immigrants, from buying a car to establishing credit and using banking services
U.S. Holidays - Uniquely American holidays
U.S. Customs - Details on moving household goods and importing your car
Discovering Your New Hometown
U.S. Chambers of Commerce - Request information about your new community
WorldTime - What time is it there?
The Weather Channel - What's the weather like?
State Departments of Motor Vehicles - Links for getting a new driver's license and registering your vehicle
Mapquest - Maps, driving directions, road trip planner
Staying in Touch
Electronic Embassy - Contact numbers for foreign embassies in the U.S.
www.hotmail.com, mail.yahoo.com - Stay connected to family and friends with Web-based e-mail
National Center for Education Statistics - Research public and private schools and universities by city and state
Arts & Entertainment
CitySearch - Guides to shopping, dining, entertainment, arts and tourist attractions in top cities around the U.S.
SportsZone - Online news about American sports
Museum Guide - Guide to U.S. museums
AACN - American Association of Critical Care Nurses
AARC - American Association of Respiratory Care
ANA - American Nurses Association
AORN - American Association of Operating Room Nurses
AONE - American Association of Nurse Executives
AST - Association of Surgical Technologists
ASRT - American Society of Radiologic Technologists
ASHA - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
APTA - American Physical Therapy Association
AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Assocation
ACNP - American College of Nurse Practitioners
AAPA - American Academy of Physician Assistants
National Council of the State Boards of Nursing