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The Importance of Cross Cultural Awareness in Business

Posted on July 20th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Imagine you are part of an advertising campaign for the toothpaste brand Pepsodent. You want to sell your product in a town in Southeast Asia by drawing attention to the whitening aspect of the paste. Later you and your campaign team find out that the local natives chew betel nuts to blacken their teeth. Your […]




Tips for Making a Good Impression at your Internship

Posted on June 29th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Internships are an important part of the education process and they serve as a jumping off point into a professional career. Internships are a great way to network with and meet professionals, gain experience in the film industry and potentially turn your unpaid internship into a full time job. If you want to make a […]




Economics Internship Tips

Posted on May 23rd, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Finding an economics internship that is right for you can be hard. This is especially true for international students. Some companies are only able to hire US students as they’re not able to handle the extra paperwork and strict guidelines that come with hiring international students. Don’t worry though! There are many things that you […]

Common Courses When Studying Business

Posted on April 20th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Since business is one of the most popular and widespread majors in the US, a lot of undergraduate business programs might look fairly similar upon first glance- especially when it comes to the standard business courses. Business course titles, let’s face it, seem overly vague, broad, and uninformative on the surface. And oftentimes business course […]




Studying Broadcasting in Big Markets vs. Small Markets

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

A common misconception in the aspiring broadcaster’s search for some of the best broadcasting schools is that studying broadcasting in big markets is the only way to gain the experience and contacts needed to succeed. Massive metropolises like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago thus become the main focus for prospective broadcasting students to hunt […]




Diving into the Real World: Top Business Internships

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

It would be difficult to overestimate the importance of internships for business students. There is absolutely no better way to get a grip on the business world than by experiencing it firsthand. There are thousands of internships out there, but here are just a few of the best business internship opportunities. Google, Inc. Though most […]




Study to Become a Pilot

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Being a pilot is hard work. As an international student studying aviation it is good to know the types of programs available so that you know where to study aviation and what certifications and degrees are required. More and more pilots are being required to have two or four year degrees in an aviation related […]




Applying for a Film Internship

Posted on February 16th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

You can’t work without experience and you can’t get experience without work. That is a common saying among the American college culture. So how do you break into the professional world of the film industry? One word: internships. Film internships are important in helping a film student get a job in the film industry. They […]




Should you Take Tourism Management Courses in the US?

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Taking tourism management courses in the U.S. is a smart choice for international students. It is a common belief that they may have an advantage in the industry because of their exposure to foreign cultures. Normally tourism degree programs require a student to learn about another language or culture because the industry involves catering and […]




Living With the Land When Studying Agriculture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Have you ever thought that an amusement park and agriculture could be connected? Well at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida this dream can come true. Walt Disney World has four theme parks on the property and one of them, Epcot theme park, is home to ‘The Land’ pavilion. The Land Pavilion was built to […]