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“Woody at 100”: Music Archivist Helps with New Collection of Woody Guthrie Songs

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

On June 14, 2012, America celebrated what would have been Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday. It would be difficult to name another figure as prominent in early folk music as Guthrie. Over his relatively brief career he penned somewhere around 3,000 songs, including the famous “This Land is Your Land.” This single track is held in […]

International Students in New Jersey

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

International students in New Jersey have a few key state features working in their favor. In fact, the particular confluence of factors surrounding this state makes New Jersey a Mecca for international students coming to the United States. To begin, the state is the third smallest state in the nation, yet boasts the highest population […]

How to Afford Studying Abroad

Posted on August 23rd, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Did you enjoy last month’s guest post from GoAbroad.com on student visas? If so, then you will enjoy this blog as part of a larger series on helpful tips for study abroad students.  Money, or a lack of money, is the main culprit preventing students from studying abroad. You’re a poor college student, we get […]

Asian Students are on the Rise in Canada!

Posted on August 22nd, 2012 by Annemarie Keller

Canada is looking to make a greater effort to attract more Asian students to Canada.  The president at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Stephen Toope wrote a paper titled Strengthening education and research connectivity between Canada and Asia, released on August 7th, 2012. The paper calls for the creation of a high-profile Canadian scholarship […]

New York School’s Vision Inspires People from All Walks of Life

Posted on August 18th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Last week our featured partner, SUNY – Brockport, received national attention when the news channel CNN did a story about their Camp Abilities program, a summer sports camp for children and teenagers with visual impairments. Camp Abilities is a weeklong sports camp whose aim is to help children and teenagers believe in themselves by giving […]

Study Show Production at Full Sail University

Posted on August 16th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Does studying art, music, and film seem much more interesting to you than the typical liberal arts degree? Would you rather spend your time in a sound booth than a biology lab? Full Sail University, located in sunny Winter Park, Florida, has been helping students learn how to reach their dreams for more than three […]

Study in Maryland

Posted on August 14th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave? A star-spangled banner still waves over Fort McHenry. International students that study in Maryland will want to take a trip to Fort McHenry to learn a little bit about American history and see the birthplace […]

Screenwriting for Movies and Television

Posted on August 9th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

Yes, it is Hollywood. Yes, you do get to meet the stars. Yes, you do get to have your ideas and stories broadcast to millions of viewers from around the world. Screenwriting for movies and television is about creating and storytelling in a way that truly touches people. It is one of the purest forms […]

International Students in Nebraska

Posted on August 7th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Omaha is Nebraska’s largest city and is the nation’s 42nd largest city with a population of 427,872. International students who want to study in Nebraska will find that over five higher learning institutions are located in this bustling city of commerce including the University of Nebraska, Nebraska Methodist College, Clarkson College and Grace University. Colleges […]

Student Insurance for Study Abroad

Posted on August 5th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

You know that InternationalStudent.com brings you many useful tips and information to help you achieve your dream of studying abroad. But you may not know that we also provide affordable health insurance for when you are traveling and studying abroad. For international student coming to studying the USA, the fall semester is about to start. […]