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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 […]

How to Choose a Major as an International Student – Part 1

Posted on October 4th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Some international students go abroad knowing exactly what they want to study- and might even choose their school based upon the degree program they’re after. However, choosing your major is a huge decision and because of this not every international student will have an answer to the inevitable question they will be asked numerous times: […]

Watch Live to Get the Dirt on Picking Your Major

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Here’s a scary thought: Declaring your major means you’ve made your final choice when it comes to what career path you want to pursue. This decision is not an easy one and should be made only after you’ve researched and carefully considered your options. If you need help choosing a major, we have a live […]

Hangout with Mississippi State University

Posted on September 21st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Tuesday is your chance to speak directly with Mississippi State University (MSU)! If you’re looking for a great school in the US, this is your chance to get more information on one of the most prestigious universities in the southern United States! Karin Lee, the manager of International Student and Scholar Services will give you […]

Can I Afford College in the US?

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

The dream of studying in the United States as an international student is a great one- but it quickly comes to a halt for most students as the long list of expenses come to mind. Although you know you want to study in the US and it would be a great career move- you still […]

Your Top 5 Question on Loans for International Students Answered!

Posted on August 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Getting an education is expensive. Because of this, students like you often ask how they can obtain loans for international students. In response, I’ve compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to international student loans so you can get all of your answers in one place. Skim below, find your […]

Your 2014 Back to School Guide

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As the smell of suntan lotion starts to dwindle, stores have trouble keeping futons, pens and pencils on the shelves and college campuses start to once again fill with life. All signs that the new school year is finally here! If you’ve made the decision to study in the US this year, then spent months […]

US Embassy Plays Part in Welcoming International Students

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

In contrast to the chilly reception the United Kingdom has been showing its international students of late, the United States government has doubled down on its efforts to attract the world’s best and brightest. Take, by way of example, the recent “Student Visa Day” event hosted by the US Embassy in Mumbai, India late last […]

Learn How To Be The Roommate Everyone Wants

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Toilets that never get cleaned, dirty clothes that pile up for weeks, loud music at all hours- we’ve all heard the horror stories when it comes to having a bad roommate. Adjusting to having a roommate can be difficult- especially if you’ve never had one. However, being a good roommate can help ensure that your […]

How to Save Your Money on Textbooks

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Nothing about getting an education abroad is cheap, and when it comes to getting the textbooks you need, the cost can quickly add up. Since most international students are on a strict budget and need to save money whenever possible, here are a few ideas on how to save your money on textbooks. Rent, don’t […]