The International Student Blog

What to do When Spending Winter Break on Campus

Posted on November 29th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re staying on campus during winter break this year- we know that time can seem to drag by. To help you conquer your boredom, and to turn your free time into productive time, here are a few things that you might want to consider doing while classes aren’t in session: 1. Get ahead on […]

Congratulations to the 2015 Travel Video Contest Winners!

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Congratulations to the 2015 Travel Video Contest Winners! See who won the $4,000 grand prize in our 10th Anniversary Travel Video Contest!

Searching for a College? Join Our Hangout!

Posted on November 19th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Are you searching for a US College or University to attend? If so, during your search it’s important to know exactly what you’re looking for in a school (and exactly what you’re not looking for). To help you discover if a school is the right one for you, there are a few key questions that […]

What is Game Design: the Divisions

Posted on November 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The rate of annual game sales has tripled since the early 2000’s and video games are now a household staple around the world. With the increase in video game popularity, the number of careers in game design has likewise increased. Many international students who desire a career designing video games have made the decision to […]

The 2015 Viewers’ Choice Winner and Finalists Announced!

Posted on November 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Our 2015 Travel Video Contest is in full swing and we are now one step closer to naming our $4,000 Grand Prize Winner! The Viewers’ Choice Winner has been chosen, thanks to the votes of visitors like you! Congratulations to our Viewers’ Choice Winner: Murtaza Ibrahimi from Afghanistan and his video “The Flowers of Success.” […]

How to Host a Potluck on Thanksgiving

Posted on November 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Thanksgiving inside the US is a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate what they’re thankful for- and is usually focused around a Thanksgiving feast. If you would like to celebrate Thanksgiving during your time as an international student inside the US, the best way to do this is to host a Thanksgiving […]

Summer Job Ideas for Education Majors

Posted on October 20th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Though earning an undergraduate degree in education is a stellar step in pursuing a teaching career, employers will often put applicants with various jobs and volunteer services on their resume on the top of the application pile because their skills and work ethic will be more highlighted and reliable. The summer is the perfect time […]

8 Resources on Campus You Need to Use

Posted on October 17th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Welcome to the US! The college experience here can be a great one, and that’s largely due to all the services provided to both international and local students. Each university has many places for you to turn to if you need the help, whether it’s in polishing your writing, counseling services or obtaining legal assistance. […]

How to Eat Like an American

Posted on October 3rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When international students arrive on campus, they are bombarded with invitations to a variety of welcome events. The first few weeks are jam packed with opportunities to meet new people: both international students and locals. You probably are aware that there will be cultural differences, however most people don´t realize that one of the biggest […]

Enjoy your Time as an International Student: Get Involved!

Posted on September 25th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When trying to become an international student inside the US you might hear about the excitement and glamour of your travels to come. However, once you land on foreign soil you might realize that it’s not always as simple as others make it appear. Being an international student takes work- from completing numerous documents, learning […]