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Why get an international sim card?

Posted on December 21st, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

I have yet to meet someone who does not carry a cell phone with them – I am sure they exist, but it seems to be that cell phones are now like your wallet or purse. They are everywhere! If you were like me as a student, my mobile phone never left my side to [...]

US Students Studying Abroad in the UK Increase

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we recently reported here on our blog, the number of international students coming into the USA is continuing to rise year on year, with China showing the fastest rate of growth. This is excellent news for the international education sector, which saw a decline in numbers and interest over the last few years as [...]

Working in the USA as a Student

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

One of the most frequent questions we receive here at InternationalStudent.com, is regarding how students can support themselves and pay for their studies as they go. Unfortunately working in the USA as a student, with the way the visa system is setup, is not that easy and not really a viable option to pay for [...]

Culture Shock When Studying Abroad

Posted on December 16th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

Most students who study internationally will experience some form of culture shock at some point in time during their time abroad. The new surroundings, new cultures, new people, new food, and most probably a new language are all things you will need to adjust to. While some students will not have any problems, or will [...]

International Student ID Cards

Posted on December 13th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

As an international student, whether you are planning to just do some traveling, or you are going to be studying abroad outside of your home country, it is often recommended that you carry and purchase an international student ID card. When searching for the best card, there are a number of different cards you can [...]

Study in the USA – Finding Schools

Posted on December 9th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

One of the most common enquiries we receive here at InternationalStudent.com revolves around the following questions: “What schools are available if I want to study in Florida?” or any other location “What financial aid is available to me if I study at XYZ School?” “Can you suggest any schools for me to study in the [...]

International Student Newsletter – Issue 142

Posted on December 8th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

The latest edition of the International Student News has just been sent and should be with most of our subscribers by now. This month we feature our winning video from the Travel Video Contest – plus lots to prepare for the upcoming year! Travel Video Winners Announced Study in the USA School Search Jacksonville State [...]

Chinese Student Enrollments Soar

Posted on December 2nd, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

On November 15, the Institute of International Education released its annual Open Doors Report on international students in the US, showing the total number of international students in the US at 690,923, an all-time high and 3% more than last year.  However the most dramatic figure was the 30% growth in the number of Chinese [...]