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2014 Travel Video Contest Viewers’ Choice Winner and Finalists

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Although the 2014 Travel Video Contest is closed for new entries- there is still plenty of excitement to go around! Last week we announced the 15 finalists, including your pick: the Viewers’ Choice winner! If you haven’t checked out these talent-ridden videos, here’s a bit of information to get you excited. The 2014 Viewers’ Choice […]

Working in the US as an International Student on an F1 Visa

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Most students are on a tight budget- as an international student you must add hefty traditional student fees with travel costs, legal fees, out of state tuition and housing – this adds up to an even higher bill. All of these fees can be worrisome and have you looking for any solution to get the […]

What is American Thanksgiving?

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If all you know about American Thanksgiving is that you have a few days off from classes- then you will most definitely want to learn more and get the answer to what is American Thanksgiving. After all, Thanksgiving is a great way to experience American tradition- so you don’t want to miss out! First, what […]

Tips for Getting an F1 Visa Approved

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Before you can become an international student there are certain things that must be done. Perhaps the most important task: getting your F1 visa approved. An F1 visa is what most international students who study at a college or university obtain when they come to the United States. Getting an F1 visa can be a […]

Four Ways To Ensure You Get A Game Design Job

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Game design is a competitive industry, and many international students pursuing game design degrees will need to take certain steps to ensure they will be in a position get a game design job upon graduation. Read on to reveal a number of ways international students can make the process of finding a game design job […]

Live Hangout Friday: Tips To Have Your F1 Visa Approved

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning on going in for your F1 visa interview you have more than likely been given the following advice: “Don’t make your final travel plans until after the F1 visa interview.” While this is great advice- it can also make you even more nervous about your upcoming visa interview! To help calm your […]

Free Tuition for International Students In Germany

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you thought the idea of a free college degree as an international student was impossible- think again. Public universities in Germany are now tuition-free for students, including for international students! If you’re wondering why Germany is offering such a great deal on a college education, in short, the general consensus of those in Germany […]

How to Choose a Major as an International Student- Part 2

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This is the second half of the two part series on how to choose a major as an international student. If you missed the first half, there I discussed the first two items you must take into consideration when choosing your major. The first one is job possibilities-  what jobs will you have available to […]

How to Choose a Major as an International Student – Part 1

Posted on October 4th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Some international students go abroad knowing exactly what they want to study- and might even choose their school based upon the degree program they’re after. However, choosing your major is a huge decision and because of this not every international student will have an answer to the inevitable question they will be asked numerous times: […]

Screenwriting Success Stories

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

International students considering a degree in creative writing should consider screenwriting for motion pictures as a career path. Writing for the film industry not only gives a writer the opportunity to see their work admired by millions of movie goers, but it can also provide a great paycheck. Some screenwriting success stories pluck a writer […]