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Business Schools are Big Business with International Students

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re an international student wanting to pursue business- you’re not alone. For colleges and universities across the United States, business is, well, big business. Not only is a business degree sought after by domestic students, but according to the Institute of International Education’s most recent Open Doors data on international students– it is also […]




Use your Show Production Degree to Work as a Concert Hall Technician

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you are an international student who has ever wondered what you can do with a show production degree, ask yourself these questions: how many pounds can the pipe above hold? How high can something be hung from the ceiling? How will the stage look if it’s doused in red light versus blue? How loud […]




How to Survive Communal Bathrooms When Living in the Dorms

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Unless you’re going to live on your own you will have to share a bathroom with one, two (or more!) roomates. Although it might sound awkward, here are a few things to keep in mind on how to survive communal bathrooms when living in the dorms. With a little preparation, and a lot of patience […]




Where to Study Game Design in Florida

Posted on September 5th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

An increasing number of international students have made the decision to make a career out of their love of video gaming by pursuing a degree in game design at an institution in the United States. Game design studios in the US represent the top names in the gaming industry and careers with such studios are […]




Enter the 2016 Travel Video Contest!

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Our 2016 Travel Video Contest is now open! For the past ten years we have provided students like you with a chance to win $4,000 toward your international education endeavors and this year is no different. If you want to study outside your home country, or if you’re currently studying outside your home country and […]




How to Have a Social Life as an International Student

Posted on August 29th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Pursuing a college degree is not a simple task, especially as an international student. And if you’re studying in a country where they do not speak your first language then it can add an additional level of difficulty to your time abroad. Although difficult, being an international student is a great experience that is not […]




Where to Find Video Game Development Internships

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students have decided that their love of video games is a great basis for a career and have begun studying video game development in the United States. While many economic sectors have faltered in recent years and recent college graduates are left scrambling for any interview for which they will be considered, such […]




Top Schools for Video Game Development in the United States

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

For an increasing number of international students, the love of playing video games has become the inspiration behind the decision to study video game development at an institution in the United States. Students should look into certain factors when determining which school will suit them best such as the quality and rigor of curriculum, the […]




Check Out Our International Student Insurance Options!

Posted on August 1st, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

InternationalStudent.com is your one-stop-shop to fulfill a variety of your needs as a current and future international student- including international student health insurance. InternationalStudent.com’s insurance section is able to provide you with the necessary tools you need to find an insurance plan during your studies outside your home country. Before the new semester begins make […]




What is Game Design: the Courses

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

So, what is game design? The ultimate career goal of a game designer is to be lead designer on his or her own title, creating and bringing to life an entire video game world. That being the case, game design is a discipline that spans from computer programming and graphic design to creative writing and […]