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5 Surprising Items You Need When Studying in the US

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you plan on studying in the US there are a few items that are more obvious than others when it comes to what you need to bring with you. For example, you more than likely already know you need to bring your passport, your luggage and an alternative photo ID. However, there are a […]




Details on Studying Criminal Justice Inside the US

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you missed our hangout last week and you want details on studying criminal justice inside the US- you missed a lot! Colin Wiggins, international admissions specialist from CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice joined the hangout to bring special inside information on not only what to expect from pursuing a degree in criminal justice […]




Hangout Alert: Study Criminal Justice Inside the US

Posted on January 18th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re considering a degree in criminal justice you won’t want to miss our live Hangout On Air this Thursday, January 21st at 11am EST. We will be joined by Colin Wiggins from CUNY- John Jay College of Criminal Justice to bring you the latest information on what to expect when studying criminal justice in […]




Reasons to Arrive in your Host Country Early

Posted on January 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

When you study inside the United States it’s common to take a look at when your classes begin and then try to plan your journey around that date. However, what you’ll soon discover is that as an international student inside the United States there are a number of good reasons to arrive in your host […]




Top Tips When Applying for an Internship in the US

Posted on January 4th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students inside the US have the opportunity to gain real world work experience during their studies through OPT or CPT. Although both OPT and CPT will have limitations in which you need to closely follow, it’s a great chance to build up your resume and industry knowledge. However, the process of applying for […]




Hangout Recap: What to Expect When Completing a College Application

Posted on December 29th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you missed our hangout on what to expect when completing a college application here’s a sneak peek at the information that was covered. During our Hangout we were joined by special guest William Velez from Chemeketa Community College. At Chemeketa Community College, William is an International Admissions and Recruitment Specialist, and provided great insight […]




Mapping your Undergraduate Degree in Game Design

Posted on December 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Even with the past economic roller-coaster, game design majors in the United States are still able to obtain successful careers in a sector of the US economy that has continued to thrive. These students will also be able to work with some of the most recognized and successful game design studios in the world. However, […]




Back to College in 2016

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

It’s a new year, which means it’s a fresh start! If 2015 didn’t go quite as planned, now is your chance to take control and make the changes you want to see. Here are a few ways that international students inside the US like you can make 2016 a great year and see progress during […]




What to Expect When Completing a College Application

Posted on December 15th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Thursday, December 17th at 11am EST we will be hosting our next live Hangout On Air to bring you information on what to expect when completing a college application. Submitting your application can be frightening but preparing yourself on what to expect can help ease any anxiety you might have. Join our hangout as we […]




International Education is on the Rise

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Each year the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs report on top information when it comes to international students coming to the US and US students studying abroad.  The findings are reported and released in the annual Open Doors report. The 2015 […]