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Common Mistakes International College Applicants Make

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The chance to study at an American university can be life-changing for many international students, giving them coveted credentials and expanding their career goals. Each year students from more than 80 countries fill out applications with hopes that they’ll get an acceptance letter. However, only five to 10 percent of international college applicants get to […]

Earn a Delicious Degree in Culinary Arts

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

As home to a diverse array of cuisines that range from Thai to Tibetan and Ethiopian to Estonia available around just about every corner, New York City is a town that knows good food. Along with this well-deserved reputation for diversity, the city also enjoys a reputation for quality. Some of the finest restaurants in […]

How to Survive Your Dorm Move In

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you are like most international students who are preparing to move into their new dorm/residence hall for their first year of international study- you are more than likely bursting at the seams with excitement. While it will be a very exciting day, it’s important to have a plan of attack! The first thing to keep […]

You Forgot What? Tidy up your Study Abroad Packing List!

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you are in need of a study abroad packing list- this means your study abroad journey is just around the corner! Studying abroad is a great experience and with the right packing list, your travel can run as smooth as butter. Instead of embarking on your journey ill prepared, follow the below study abroad […]

Unique Educational Opportunities When You Study in Mississippi

Posted on June 17th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

It’s true that the schools within the StudyMississippi consortium offer many of the same diverse opportunities as colleges and universities elsewhere in the country. But some pieces of the Mississippi education experience just cannot be found anywhere else. Whether you’re speaking about the broad deep south culture within which everything in Mississippi is immersed, the […]

Could you use $10 million?

Posted on June 15th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Could you use $10 million to study abroad? If the answer is yes, you are in good company- as most can. Unfortunately most of us don’t actually receive $10 million to study abroad, but that wasn’t the case for Dartmouth’s off-campus international education program. Frank J. Guarini, Dartmouth alumnus, former New Jersey congressman and United […]

Choosing a Recording Engineering School

Posted on June 10th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when choosing between colleges. With the abundance of schools and information available, it can be nearly impossible to determine which school is right for you. When choosing a recording engineering school, as with any college search, it is important to factor in issues such as cost and preferred class size. […]

The Social Madness Competition Has Now Started!

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Last year the Business Journal launched Social Madness, a social media competition for businesses throughout the US to participate in; there were almost 4,000 companies that participated- together they generated nearly 14 million new Facebook likes and 2.2 million new Twitter followers. The contest is back, this year the competition launched June 3 and International […]

How Do International Students Choose?

Posted on June 5th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Many individuals might think that international students decide to study outside their home country based upon their desire to study within a specific country or university. However, this is not the case according to a recent study, conducted by Hobsons, on understanding the decision process of prospective international students. The study actually discovered that students first choose their area of study, then which country […]

Skill Breakdown: Diction in Broadcasting Programs

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

For any international student who wants to eventually work as on-air broadcasting talent – an anchor, reporter, correspondent, radio host, etc. – diction in broadcasting will be an especially important skill. Unfortunately, dictation can be a weak point for international students attempting to study broadcasting in the U.S. depending on their comfort level with the English […]