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International Students in Arkansas

Posted on May 29th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

For hundreds of years one spot nestled in the Ouachita Mountains has been considered sacred first by the Native Americans and then by European explorers. Today, the “Valley of Vapors,” is now Hot Springs National Park. The hot springs produce more than 800,000 gallons of water a day at an average temperature of 143 degrees. [...]

What is American Food?

Posted on May 26th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

For many international students who have never been to the United States, and have only seen it in a movie or on a TV show, American food may seem to be primarily pizzas, hamburgers and French fries. While these foods are available and are very popular, the question of “What is American Food?” can’t be answered simply [...]

Facts About North Dakota

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Fact 1) North Dakota is developing its own “Napa Valley” Many international students in North Dakota learn that this state is referred to as the “Peace Garden” state. With ninety percent of its land completely dedicated to agriculture, the state’s economy has been based on crops and livestock. The state has been producing wheat, corn [...]

International Students in Maryland

Posted on May 15th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

International students in Annapolis, Maryland will find that the state’s capital is a cultural city in the midst of two powerful, buzzing cities. Situated on the Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis is just 26 miles south of Baltimore and 29 miles east of Washington D.C. With tons to do in Baltimore and D.C. international students studying in [...]

Top 5 Languages Spoken Around the World

Posted on May 12th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you are looking to study a second or third language but don’t know which one to do, you may what to consider studying one of the top 5 languages spoken around the world. If you look online you will find that there are a number of websites listing these languages in a different order. [...]

Stonehenge in Nebraska

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

3100 BCE , Wilshire, United Kingdom- It took three stages and an estimated 30 million hours of labor to build the world famous Stonehenge. No one knows why this iconic structure was built, perhaps for human sacrifice or worship. Stonehenge has made its appearance in TV shows and movies, on board games and t-shirts. But [...]

International Students in Idaho

Posted on May 1st, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Boise is Idaho’s largest city and the capital. It is also home to Boise State University, the largest University in Idaho. With the Boise River on one side and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on the other, there is no shortage of outdoor activities for international students in Idaho to do. Float down the [...]