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How You Can Find an International Student Loan in Seconds, Not Hours

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The time has come! You’ve found your dream school abroad, you’ve been accepted and you even have the blessing of your parents! The only hold-up: you need more financial aid. Unfortunately this is a common problem when it comes to becoming an international student. Even after spending hours of scholarship searching, writing and applying- sometimes […]

Study Web Design & Development at Full Sail University

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re a young international student looking around for a good web design degree, one of your best options is to study web design & development at Full Sail University. Full Sail’s web design & development program is a well-rounded, 21-month program that awards graduates a Bachelor of Science degree. Web design & development at […]

Making New Friends in a New Country

Posted on July 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

It is often the people in a place we’ve been, more than the place itself, which we remember when we’re reflecting on the past. But how will you have time to make friends, you ask? If thinking that there are so many other things to do, and learn how to do, in a country you’ve never […]

Top Ways To Shine at Your College Job Fair

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

When you’re studying in the US and a job fair appears on your college campus, there can be many reactions. The first main reaction is typically fear. As you look down at your jeans and stained T-shirt, many questions may arise: “There was a job fair today?”, “Can freshmen even go?”, “Do I need to bring my […]

Do you have the Nursing Student Style Down?

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

      As a nursing student, you will undoubtedly be asked to write a countless number of papers- all in the style of APA format, of course. Instead of simply presenting you with information on APA format, we will also show you how it’s done! The American Psychological Association 6th edition (APA) provides a standardized guideline […]

What You Need to Bring to College

Posted on July 20th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you have been recently accepted to the college or university of your choice- congratulations! Typically, after international students get accepted into an institution, the next step in the long list of things to do: confirm living arrangements. Along with finding out the details on your dorm room and future roommate is figuring out what to bring […]

Summer Time Means International Student Loan Time!

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

We know what you are thinking: “It’s already the middle of July, I have so much financial aid to find!” Right? Ok, so maybe not. Realistically, you are probably thinking you have plenty of time until the new semester and that finding financial aid can wait while you enjoy your break. While you are able […]

Questions? Ask an International Student Advisor!

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

“What do I do next?” Are you an aspiring international student that has asked this question more than once? If so, you aren’t alone. For an aspiring international student, the number of questions on your mind will typically outweigh the number of answers that you receive and for a good reason- becoming an international student is hard! […]

Study Game Art at Full Sail University

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

International students who want to study game art in the US will want to consider Full Sail University. Full Sail University was one of only two schools in Florida to receive an honorable mention in the Princeton Review’s list of top game design programs. Fully dedicated to entertainment media, it’s an institution that offers two […]

How to Live With A College Roommate For the First Time

Posted on July 13th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

One of the many new experiences that international students who come to the US are exposed to is having a roommate for the first time! When living in the college dorms or residence halls, students are often paired with one or two other individuals who will become their roommate. Most incoming freshmen will not have the opportunity […]