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How to Study in the US

Posted on November 29th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

For international students interested in studying abroad in the United States, they must first find out how to study in the US. The first step is to do online research simply by typing in general key phrases (via your Google or other search engines) such as ‘study abroad in (insert U.S. state or city name) [...]

Black Friday in the US

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you’ve never lived in the U.S. or if you have just arrived, you may have heard people talking about Black Friday and wondered, “What exactly is Black Friday?” Have you ever seen a movie depicting American people waiting for a department store to open and then rush in fighting for their favorite dress or [...]

Applying to US Medical Schools

Posted on November 22nd, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

The decision to pursue one’s education in the field of medicine is a noble, challenging, and rewarding career choice. Every year, countless international students who have their hearts set on becoming a practicing physician become interested in U.S. medical schools, many of which have gained international reputations as being leaders in medical research and advancement [...]

Increasing International Student Enrollment in South Carolina

Posted on November 15th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

International students interested in studying in South Carolina may be interested to learn that a third-party international education recruitment provider, known as the IDP Education Network, has partnered with the University of South Carolina System (which currently includes eight campuses in South Carolina at the locations of Aiken, Beaufort, Columbia, Lancaster, Salkehatchie, Sumter, and Union, [...]

International Student Numbers in the USA Increase Again

Posted on November 14th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Each year, during International Education Week, the annual “Open Doors” report is published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) which shows the previous years international student and study abroad participant levels from the previous year. As suspected, China has rocketed ahead with a 23% increase from the previous years figures. They now stand at [...]

Top Study Abroad Locations

Posted on November 12th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

More and more students are now studying abroad than ever before. If you are considering going on a study abroad program, one of the decision you will have to make is where to go. Some study abroad destinations are more popular than others. There are many reasons why students choose to go to one country [...]

Featured Blog of the Week!

Posted on November 11th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Many thanks to all the team at GoAbroad.com as they have selected our International Student Blog as their blog of the week. They say: “Whether it’s a post about international student loans, student health insurance, international calling cards or money-saving tips, the International Student Blog has every essential topic covered–making it a one-stop shop for international students around [...]

International student scholarship recipients in Georgia

Posted on November 8th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

International student scholarship recipients in Georgia do exist! In fact, GlobalAtlanta.com (a news source for international business related to the city of Atlanta, GA) recently published an article highlighting the successful efforts some international students have been able to make in securing certain scholarship money within the state of Georgia. For example, female international students [...]

Vote Now for your Favorite Video!

Posted on November 4th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

The 2011 Travel Video contest has now closed, and the entries this year have poured in! Our technical team have been working overtime over the past few days, making sure we can get them all online and we managed to do this and they are available to view on our contest homepage. This year we [...]

International Students Travel to Ohio

Posted on November 1st, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

Making international travel arrangements to Ohio? International students studying and living in Ohio can choose from one of five international airports including Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Port Columbus International Airport, Akron Fulton International Airport, Rickenbacker International Airport, and Dayton International Airport. There is also the nearby Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which may be the most [...]