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International Students Studying in Iowa

Posted on January 31st, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

It is a secret and forbidden love story set in the backdrop of the rustic American Heartland. It is also a best selling book and a film staring some of the biggest named American actors. Perhaps you have read or seen it. It is the Bridges of Madison County. The story outlines two siblings, who [...]

Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University

Posted on January 28th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Just a stone’s throw from Broadway and the Metropolitan Opera, Sacred Heart University is making a name for itself as one of the premier performing art schools in the US. In addition to its formal performing arts and a music minors, it have been attracting students from around the world with its dynamic Theatre Arts [...]

Study in Missouri

Posted on January 24th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

There are thousands upon thousands of students who choose to study in Missouri! Some say it is because of the highly ranked and prestigious universities within the state, all of the great job opportunities available there, or perhaps the fanatical sports fans of all the collegiate and professional teams. All of these reasons seem to [...]

US Schools Looking for Asian Students for a Virtual College Fair

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by Don Sears

Did you know that US colleges and universities are looking for students just like you? Saturday, March 31st, prospective international students from Asia will have the chance to meet with admissions representatives live! Hobsons is hosting a virtual fair for both prospective undergraduate and graduate international students interested in coming to the US to study. [...]

Delaware State Parks

Posted on January 17th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

As an international student in Delaware, there is so much to do outside the classroom that you may find yourself packed with things to do! With the state park system in Delaware, you may find yourself laying on the beach listening to the waves or perhaps learning about US history. One must-see state park for [...]

Facebook and Twitter Enhancements for 2012

Posted on January 14th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

As we head into the new year, we are excited to announce important enhancements to our International Student Facebook and Twitter accounts! Not only has our number of fans continue to grow, International Student’s Facebook fan page and Twitter handle will now be the new social media hub for our family of international student websites. Instead of having to fan or follow us across multiple [...]

Meet US Schools – Virtual Student Fairs for Africa/ Middle East

Posted on January 13th, 2012 by Don Sears

If you are a prospective international student from the Middle East or Africa, you won’t want to miss the upcoming Hobson’s Virtual Student Fair on March 3, 2012. Dozens of US colleges and universities are looking for students just like you! International students interested in studying in the US will have the opportunity to speak [...]

Why Tennessee?

Posted on January 10th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Most international students that attend a college or university in Tennessee come from China (20.6% of the total international students in Tennessee), India (10.2% of the total international student population), or South Korea (6.8% of the total international student population). More and more college and universities are looking to recruit international students to diversify their [...]

Save on your Student Health Insurance

Posted on January 9th, 2012 by InternationalStudentGuru

As the new school year has just started, most international students registering for classes will need to show proof of adequate health insurance coverage – or you will need to enroll in your schools insurance plan. Most school insurance plans are expensive, and by showing proof of alternative coverage you can save up to $700 [...]

Study in Virginia

Posted on January 7th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Shrills of amused screams echo through the air as a roller coaster whips around a bend and skyrockets upward, only to drop its unsuspecting riders back down its steep track. This could be any rollercoaster at one of Virginia’s theme parks. Forget traveling to Orlando, Florida for fun rides, international students studying in Virginia can [...]