The International Student Blog

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 […]

5 Tips to Start the School Year off Right

Posted on August 28th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The new school year is upon us, and college students everywhere have their work cut out for them. That’s especially true if you’re an international student who might be studying in the U.S. for the very first time. In addition to the coursework you’ll be busy with, you’ll have the challenge of adapting to a […]

Tips on Adjusting to Life as an International Student Inside the US

Posted on August 25th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re an international student you know that becoming one is not an easy process. You must provide numerous paper work, attend interviews, and show proof of a variety of items- anywhere from test scores, to proof of funds. With all of this work, it’s easy to forget that the end goal is to not […]

Navigating your Way Around Campus as a New International Student

Posted on July 30th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

You’ve safely landed in your campus residence hall, unpacked your suitcase, met your residence hall advisor and sifted through a number of fliers you received from the front desk- now what? As a new international student you more than likely have arrived earlier than other students so finding life on campus might be a difficult […]

8 Things to do the Month before Studying in the US

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The month before you head to the US is full of excitement (and stress). To help make your preparations run as smooth as possible, here are eight things you need to keep in mind before you jump on a plane. 1. The only thing worse than being stranded at the airport is being stranded and […]

Hangout Alert: Tips for Writing a Great Admission Essay

Posted on June 19th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Summer is here! This means it’s a great time to start your search for a college or university to attend and start collecting information on how to make your college application process and transition run as smooth as possible. To help you jump-start this initiative make sure you join our Hangout On Air Friday the […]

Study at the International Culinary Center

Posted on June 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re interested in baking, cooking and the presentation of your culinary dishes then pursuing a degree in the culinary arts is a good option for you. A degree in the culinary arts can land you a career in a number of exciting positions including as an executive chef, personal chef, wine sommelier, caterer or […]

Pathway Programs Inside the United States

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Many students around the world want to study in the United States after improving their English Language skills. Because of this, Pathway Programs are steadily increasing in popularity as they allow students to begin their journey in the US as they improve their English language skills. Pathway Programs begin with international students participating in a […]

Hangout Thursday: Things to Keep in Mind when Finding a US College

Posted on February 13th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you want to study in the US but don’t know how to start the process of finding a school- you won’t want to miss our Hangout this upcoming Thursday: Things to Keep in Mind when Finding a US College. Our February guest advisor from the University of Alabama, Caitlin Kelley, will be joining me […]

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 […]