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Hangout With Us Friday To Find A US School You Can Afford

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As study abroad trends continue to grow, studying in the United States has become a goal for many students around the world. However, one of the most difficult parts of becoming an international student in the US is knowing where to start- which is to find a school you can afford. Because of this, Friday [...]

Master’s Program Welcomes Sustainability

Posted on April 21st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

The New School’s Master’s Program in Environmental Policy Welcomes Sustainability In a single house, more than 200 students from various departments of The New School were able to cut heating and cooling costs by 90 percent. It was called the EmpowerHouse, and in 2011 it proved that energy-efficient houses can cost a modest $240,000, an [...]

Securing a Co-Signer for an International Student Loan

Posted on April 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Finding out you don’t have enough money while going through the study abroad process is a lot like hitting a brick wall during a marathon. Adrenaline is pumping, expectations are high then things come to a sudden halt. Luckily, there are financial aid options that international students can turn to if faced up against this [...]

Your Taxes Must be Filed Today!

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you are an international student inside the US- your taxes must be filed today. Additionally, each of your dependents, meaning your spouse and children, must also file their own taxes. If you’ve been wondering when the deadline is to do this, more than likely this means that you have not yet filed your taxes [...]

Top 10 Schools to Study Supply Chain Management

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

After walking across that long stage with your transportation and logistics degree in hand, your future employer could transfer you across the globe.  From the sunny shores of Puerto Rico to the snowy Alps, the world will be your oyster – given that you received a great education from a well-respected school, of course. So [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Study ESL

Posted on April 12th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Learning any foreign language offers a number of benefits, and English is no exception. There are many ways that learning English can create more opportunities in school, work, travel, and more. Here are the top five reasons you should study ESL at CSI. 1. Spoken around the world English is an official language of 45 [...]

Hangout Tomorrow: Finding A Cosigner For Your Student Loan

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Get ready for another great (and free) hangout! International Student Loan is hosting an On Air Google Hangout for international students who need an international student loan to help fund their education. Since all international students who apply for a student loan will need to have a co-signer, the latest hangout will update you on [...]

Careers in International Business

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

There’s a pretty standard list of careers for business majors. You probably think of manager, accountant, personal finance specialist, etc. But what about students who are following a more international path? What are the available careers in international business? The answer is that many of the same sorts of business careers apply, just on a [...]

Oh Ohio!

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

From the rubber capital of the world to the home of the first professional baseball team, Ohio has it all. If you are interested in winter, thrill rides, spring, agriculture, summer, sports, fall or all-American cuisine, you should contemplate studying abroad in (or at least visit) the buckeye state. One of Ohio’s greatest attractions is [...]

Things You Must Do In Hawaii

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Few places on earth are as secluded, yet as accessible as the lush tropical jungles and pristine beaches of Hawaii. Home to Mount Waialeale, one of the rainiest places on earth and the only nation with an increasing land area (due to continuous volcanic eruptions), this little piece of heaven offers new experiences and surprises [...]