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Music and Arts Festivals in Wisconsin

Posted on July 26th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Although well-known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, Wisconsin is also home to a nationally-renowned and vibrant arts scene. International students looking for things to do in Wisconsin will be thrilled to indulge in the many museums, concerts, and other performances that thrive in her urban centers. Their state being home to a burgeoning film industry [...]

Illinois Senate Bill 79

Posted on July 26th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced on Wednesday July 20, 2011 that she signed a new law (Senate Bill 79) that will provide parents with more of a choice when picking schools for their kids who will study in Illinois. This is a significant piece of legislation because it creates an independent Charter School Commission that [...]

Study in the USA iPhone App Launched

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

We are proud the announce the launch of the InternationalStudent.com Study in the USA iPhone app! The new application, which is of course free, will allow you to access a wealth of information, advice and services right from the palm of your hand. The application is available now, and so please head over to download [...]

International Students in Nevada

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Before making the decision to study in the “Silver State” it’s important that an international student be familiar with the academic specialties in Nevada, as well as the typical professional trajectory of the graduates of the state’s institutions. Over 98,000 students are enrolled in degree-seeking programs at institutes of higher education in Nevada, and of [...]

Saving Money on Food as an International Student in the USA

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Being an international student in the USA can be expensive, with tuition, fees and housing cost all accumulating and adding up your total cost. Food is just another major expense that you have to deal with, and as a college student who may be on a budget, eating economically is a great way to save [...]

Healthcare for International Students in Vermont

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

A relevant fact when considering whether to study abroad in Vermont is that many schools require international students to have adequate international student insurance. Many public and private institutions provide their students with health insurance plans. Some schools will leave students on their own, others will mandate their insurance plan, and some schools will allow students [...]

International Student News – Issue 149

Posted on July 6th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

The latest edition of the International Student News is making its way to your email inbox right now – this month its jam packed with helpful information, news and advice for international students. This month we cover: – International Student Loans – Study in Florida – International Sim Cards – Student News – From the [...]

Schools Recruit International Students

Posted on July 5th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Opportunities for international students to study in Pennsylvania at some of its most elite college and university campuses are certainly on this rise, especially with the implementation of a number of new strategies to increase international student enrollment from traditionally underrepresented, lower socio-economic student backgrounds. One such strategy has been developed by a student-led group [...]