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Should you Pursue a Graduate Degree?

Posted on May 30th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Whether you’ve just graduated with your bachelor’s degree or you’re debating on heading back to school years after you’ve obtained your bachelor’s degree, the option to pursue a graduate degree can be a tempting one when you’re wanting to find ways to leverage your career. However, there are a few items that might have you […]




Things to Consider Before the End of the School Year

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

As summer draws near, that also means that the end of the school year is coming to a close. Although the idea of visiting home, having an internship or sitting by the pool might sound exciting, there are also a lot of items you need to add to your “to-do” list before you can relax […]




Hangout with Mississippi State University Tomorrow

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you live in Central or South America or Mexico, this Hangout is for you. Choosing the right program to study in the USA as international students can be challenging. Join our interactive Google Hangout with Mississippi State University to find out what programs MSU offers its Latin America students. Get an inside look into […]




Spring Break Travel to Compliment your Degree

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Spring break is a great time to rejuvenate before your last big push of the year during finals week. Although many students head to the beach or take a trip home during spring break, others know that it’s also a great time to have fun while still learning! If you’re included in the latter, we […]




5 Dorm Room Items Every International Student Will Need

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students inside the United States will live the dorms (also known as residence hall) during their first semester or year. Not only is this a great way to save money as dorms are often cheaper than living in an apartment, but it’s a great way to meet new students. However, living in a […]




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 […]