InternationalStudent.com InternationalStudent.com

The International Student Blog

Enter The “Perfect College” Contest

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The journey to become an international student starts with finding the perfect college. Every student has a different idea and varying criteria when classifying the “perfect college”  and we want to hear your thought on this topic! Tell us your favorite college or university on our social media channels in January and February and you […]

What are the Best Cities to Study Sociology?

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Deciding where to study sociology in the US can seem pretty daunting. Cities can be attractive locations for international students to study. They tend to be culturally, ethnically and religiously diverse which allows the adventurous student to explore other cultures and gives the homesick student the ability to find a familiar community. The three largest […]

Freshmen Year as an International Student

Posted on December 20th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This exciting journey was written by Meenakshi Das- a freshman student majoring in Accounting at Mississippi State University. She is an international student from Pune, India who enjoys reading, traveling and writing in her free time. It was the 26th of July, 2014. I felt the velocity of the aircraft increasing from 0 miles to […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions International Students Should Make

Posted on December 13th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Ready or not 2015 is upon us. To get a fresh start on life it’s common practice to create a New Year resolution list. If you’re new to the idea of creating resolutions just think of these resolutions as goals- things you want to accomplish, eliminate or include in the upcoming year. Although popular resolutions […]

How to Prepare for Spring Semester

Posted on November 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

With finals not even here yet it might be difficult to start thinking about the Spring semester, but now is the perfect time. After all, when finals do hit- it might just be what helps you make it through the long study sessions and stressful tests. Get a few tips on how to prepare for […]

My Application Journey

Posted on November 28th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This exciting journey was written by Meenakshi Das- a freshman student majoring in Accounting at Mississippi State University. She is an international student from Pune, India. She enjoys reading, travelling and writing in her free time. America. Two years back, this name always put a smile on my face. It had always been my dream […]

2014 Travel Video Contest Winner

Posted on November 25th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

The 2014 Travel Video contest has come to an end and although we’re sad that we no longer have new videos coming in we are still excited that the winners have been chosen! If you missed the announcement of the winners and are dying to know who walked away with $4,000, we have the answer […]

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 […]