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What to Take Away from Studying Abroad for Your Professional Life

Posted on March 29th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Written by Jeremy Albelda Before I left for my first study abroad, a 6 month stint in Barcelona in 2008, I was planning for a semester “off” that would involve more partying than studying. Of course, every study abroad experience is full of plenty of fun, but it wasn’t until I arrived in Spain that [...]

M.D. and D.O. degrees

Posted on March 28th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re an international student who is interested in studying medicine in the US, you may be wondering what the difference is between an M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) and an D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree, and which program is best for you. Both M.D. and D.O. degrees require students to attend medical school for [...]

Sports Broadcasting for the NHL

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

As a popular sport in many parts of the world, hockey is a game that many international students at top broadcasting schools may want to get involved in. The highest level of hockey in North America is the National Hockey League, which spreads across 30 teams throughout both the United States and neighboring Canada. Sports [...]

The Studio is the Stage: Recording Arts in Action

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

In the heart of the Astoria neighborhood of New York City, music fans have a rare opportunity to see recording arts in action. Though it may appear to be just a small venue, Mor Mezrich’s Ears and Gears Studio is a fully functional recording studio where attendees are able to peak behind the scenes while [...]

First-Time Traveler: Dealing with Worried Parents

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

International Student is proud to bring you our latest guest post from GoAbroad on how to deal with worried parents as you study abroad. Many of us have parents that are concerned about the idea of their sons and daughters traveling abroad so if you find yourself in this position, read on to find out [...]

Largest Garden in the World

Posted on March 20th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

An area about the size of 4,000 acres (1,600 hectares) is just devoted to gardens here at Walt Disney World which is 47 square mile (122 square kilometer). Walt Disney World Resort includes the 4 theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios), golf courses, hotels, water parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon) [...]

Audio Forensics: Solving Crime with Recording Arts

Posted on March 19th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Recently the Audio Engineering Society (AES) held its 46th Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA. The topic for 2012 was Audio Forensics and the keynote address given by Phillip T. Mellinger discussed the Watergate scandal, a significant event in American political history. The talk centered on the famous 18 and a half minute gap in one [...]

Attend a Tourism School in the US

Posted on March 18th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

International students interested in the tourism industry should consider the opportunity to attend a top tourism school in the US. Although most of the world has recently experienced an economic decline, a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)/European Travel Commission (ETC) predicts that US tourists will be returning to Europe in growing numbers. [...]

Study Video Game Development

Posted on March 14th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

There has never been a better time for an international student who is considering studying video game development in the US to commit and begin their journey toward an exciting and lucrative dream career as a video game developer. Many individuals may love video games, but not everyone has the skills or the passion required [...]

Study Creative Writing at Full Sail University

Posted on March 13th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Getting an undergraduate degree is in creative writing is a great starting option for anyone who wants to work as a poet, author, screenwriter, or any of a number of other writing jobs. But if a traditional, four-year program doesn’t interest you, then you may want to study creative writing at Full Sail University in [...]