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Studying In The US Without a Car

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Students from many countries across the world come to study in the USA each year. Many of these students found out that when studying in the US without a car, transportation can become an obstacle in their attempt to experience the US to the fullest. Many international students in the US came from a country [...]

International Students in South Dakota

Posted on March 27th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Typical civic centers are used for sporting events, festivals, expos and concerts. In Mitchell, South Dakota, one community building is used for all of these activities. But it is also a tourist destination, bringing in around 500,000 tourists a people. What makes it such an attraction? It’s called the Corn Palace, and its exterior murals [...]

International Students in Arkansas

Posted on March 20th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Diamonds can be anybody’s friend at the Arkansas Diamond Mine in Murfreesboro. The Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mine in the world. If you’re an international student in Arkansas, forget breaking the bank for a precious stone, and save some of that money for [...]

Doing an Internship Abroad

Posted on March 17th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Studying abroad is becoming more popular with each passing year. More and more students are realizing that not only living and studying abroad has its advantages, but international work experience can be a great way to stand out from the crowd when it comes to job prospects after graduation. Students are now combining their international [...]

TOEFL

Posted on March 13th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Many U.S. colleges and universities require their applicants, whether international or not, to take one or more standardized tests, including one in particular called the TOEFL. For example, an international student interested in studying in Arizona would most likely need to take the TOEFL to apply to a college or university. which stands for test [...]

Mississippi: A Tailgater’s Dream

Posted on March 6th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

The scent of charred hotdogs smoking in the grill, the clamor of proud fans nervous for what’s to come, and the spectacle of colors flaunting a strong school spirit. It’s football season, and it’s time to tailgate. American college football is unlike any other. Fans are deeply dedicated to their football team because they may [...]

10 Things To Do After Studying Abroad

Posted on March 3rd, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

In our previous blog we talked about 10 Thing To Do Before Studying Abroad, but for many of us we look forward to our trip and never had much chance to think about what we would do once we return home. This time we will talk about the 10 things to do after studying abroad. [...]