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Highest Paying Jobs in Medicine

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Everyone knows that doctors make a lot of money, but do you know which doctors make the most? Some of the highest paying jobs in medicine may surprise you. 1. General Surgeon Of the highest paying jobs in medicine, this one probably won’t surprise anyone. Being a surgeon is hard. It requires long shifts and […]

My Dorm Room is How Small?!

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The transition into a dorm room or college apartment can be tough! Student housing units are small and students may feel cramped or uncomfortable in their new space. Tips below help transform these small spaces from a claustrophobic cubicle into a student sanctuary. Decorate with a light color palette Softer colors like white and pastels […]

Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet!

Posted on December 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Ready or not- the New Year is here! For some of you this might only mean a handful of new classes, but for many it means much more. The New Year is a great time to change old ways and incorporate completely new habits! Out with the old and in with the new- let’s get […]

What Does a Movie Producer Do?

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Some of the longest movie credits of all time include Alien v Predator with a 12-minute long sequence and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King which was just over nine minutes. It takes a lot of people to create a film. The person who brought them all together is the movie producer. But […]

Studying in Florida

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

One of the best states for potential international students in the US is Florida. Florida is home to great schools, incredible weather, and world class entertainment like beaches and theme parks. International students from all over the world find themselves in Florida pursuing fun and challenging degrees. Schools There are several great private and state […]

Choosing the Right Major

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The most important aspect of college is without a doubt the education you’ll receive. International students choose new colleges and universities around the world to be exposed to new culture and experiences, but also to gain the skills needed to enter the workforce. Many chase their dreams by studying a major that they are most interested in. […]

How to Get a Career as a Director

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career as a director, you might be wondering what a film school at a college or university can actually teach you. After all, how can you teach someone an artistic process? To have a career as a director, you don’t need to have a college degree, however, there are […]

Get Your Textbooks for the New Semester!

Posted on December 14th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The new semester is almost here! This of course means you will need a whole bundle of new books for your new classes. No matter what the course, chances are you are going to need textbooks, reading materials, and even software for some classes. Some may require only one book, and others may require seven. […]

How to Get Involved at College as an International Student

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Moving to a new country and fitting in is a challenge for many international students. All new college students whether international or domestic may be a little nervous about starting in a new place and meeting new people. Fortunately, most campuses offer a number of different recreational opportunities for just about every interest a student […]

What You Need to Know About Studying Aviation in the US

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Studying aviation is a technical pursuit. There are many different terms and structures to the air transportation business in the U.S. which could affect where you choose to study aviation. International students who commit to studying aviation should educate themselves on the general outline of air transportation in the US. Civil aviation represents all non-military […]