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Mapping your Undergraduate Degree in Game Design

Posted on December 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Even with the past economic roller-coaster, game design majors in the United States are still able to obtain successful careers in a sector of the US economy that has continued to thrive. These students will also be able to work with some of the most recognized and successful game design studios in the world. However, […]




Back to College in 2016

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

It’s a new year, which means it’s a fresh start! If 2015 didn’t go quite as planned, now is your chance to take control and make the changes you want to see. Here are a few ways that international students inside the US like you can make 2016 a great year and see progress during […]




What to Expect When Completing a College Application

Posted on December 15th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Thursday, December 17th at 11am EST we will be hosting our next live Hangout On Air to bring you information on what to expect when completing a college application. Submitting your application can be frightening but preparing yourself on what to expect can help ease any anxiety you might have. Join our hangout as we […]




International Education is on the Rise

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Each year the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs report on top information when it comes to international students coming to the US and US students studying abroad.  The findings are reported and released in the annual Open Doors report. The 2015 […]




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 […]