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What to Expect when Studying Marketing in the US: Culture Shock!

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Is this appropriate to wear to class? Am I allowed to say that? Is it a hand shake or two kisses on the cheek…or just one? AHHH. Welcome to culture shock; it’s the answer to your question about what to expect when studying marketing in the US. Almost all international students experience some form of […]

The Inside Scoop on Studying Abroad in the UK

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

You’ve been thinking about it for a while and you’ve finally made the decision to do it. Although it will take months to prepare you know it will be worth it… you’re going to study abroad in the United Kingdom! You will want to start by getting as much information as possible right away. If […]

5 (Frightening) Things International Students Experience

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Embarking on your first semester as an international student is exciting! You’ve been forewarned to get ready for the best year or semester of your life and that although you might run into a small “culture shock bump” the journey is worth it. Yes, this is completely true. However, a warning on culture shock is […]

Join our Hangout for an Inside Look at Life in the US

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning to study in the US you might have already researched items like finding financial aid, getting your F1 visa and working on-campus. One area you might have overlooked, but is just as important, is what to expect when it comes to your social life and studying in the US. Becoming an international […]

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 […]