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International Students in Virginia

Posted on September 27th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

International students in Virginia might be interested in visiting the Historic Triangle. Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg are three points that make up the Historic Triangle in Virginia. This notable shape carries much significance in the origins of the United States. For over 10,000 years people have inhabited this tiny area of the globe. Arriving on [...]

International Student in Missouri

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

According to a recent report conducted by the Institute of International Education the number of international students in Missouri grew by more than 18 percent in the 2009 – 2010 school year. The report affirmed there are about 13, 360 international students currently studying within the state. This growth rate far surpassed the national trend [...]

Extreme Sports in California

Posted on September 13th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

California’s landscape is as diverse and rich as its culture. International students are sure to want to check out the awe-inspiring natural beauty of California, and some may want to go beyond your basic stroll on the beach. One thing is for sure, international students seeking to make the most of their overseas experience will [...]

2011 Travel Video Contest

Posted on September 13th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

As most of you will know, the 2011 Travel Video Contest we hold each year has just opened and will run until the end of October. This year, we expect it to be bigger and even better than before and the interest from you all has been outstanding, and we were even receiving emails back [...]

Money Saving Tips for International Students

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Being an international student is more than just attending school in a foreign country. Part of this experience is traveling within your host country (or even continent!) and experiencing its culture. We understand that as an international student you maybe on a budget and this is no reason why you’d need to miss out on [...]

Study in Michigan

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Michi-gama. Those Native American words might sound foreign or strange, but they are the foundation of another word more often heard, Michigan. Michi-gama means large lake. The state is rightly named so. Michigan has more fresh water coastline than any other state, 3,126 miles to be exact. So if you’re someone who enjoys splashing around [...]

More U.S. Graduate Schools offer admissions to Foreign Student

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

With more and more American colleges and universities looking to improve the diversity on campus, many schools are increasing the number of international students recruited. The trend of “internationalizing” their campus is not only with undergraduate students seeking their bachelor degree, but also with graduate students seeking advanced degrees. What does that mean for you? [...]