The International Student Blog

How to Save Money on Computers and Binders for College

Posted on June 6th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

As an international student, you know first hand how expensive a quality education can be. Between paying for tuition,  textbooks, paper, highlighters, and at least 50 other random necessities your wallet can feel pretty empty. Luckily, we’ve got some great ideas to help you save money on computers and binders for college! Computers Having access to a computer is imperative […]

Should you Pursue a Graduate Degree?

Posted on May 30th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Whether you’ve just graduated with your bachelor’s degree or you’re debating on heading back to school years after you’ve obtained your bachelor’s degree, the option to pursue a graduate degree can be a tempting one when you’re wanting to find ways to leverage your career. However, there are a few items that might have you […]

Stay on Top of your Online Class

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Taking a college class online or earning an online degree in the comfort of your own home sounds practical, and like it would allow you to relax and stay on top of your online class- but is it really? Although the idea sounds great in theory, taking an online class is still taking a college […]

How to Save Money on School Supplies: Textbook Edition

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

As an international student, you already have a ton of both expected and unexpected expenses. Whether it’s thousands of dollars for tuition or money for rent, grocery bills or flights back home, payments can accumulate very quickly!Not to worry we’re here to show you how to save money on school supplies: textbook edition Though you […]

America’s Favorite Foods (Yum!)

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The United States has always been a melting pot of cultures, so it makes sense that the food would follow suit! Over the years, recipes from around the world have been heavily improvised with different ingredients and processes to create a hodgepodge of American culinary cuisine. Not to sell the United States short, there are […]

Healthy Eating in the USA

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Healthy eating in a new country? It may sound a little hard, but not to worry, we’re here to help! As an international student it can be extremely difficult knowing what your dining options will be in an unfamiliar country, not to mention being able to differentiate the healthy choices from the not so healthy […]

Things to See and Places to Go in California

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

­­ Stretching over the expansive West Coast and home to one out of every eight Americans, the Golden State is absolutely enormous.  From San Diego to Sacramento, California boasts endless stretches of forests, towering mountain ranges and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Major cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles have […]

What to Look for in a College Town

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

You can instantly think of the best store back home to buy your favorite snacks, the best restaurants to grab lunch, and the best coffee shops to study with friends (with free Wi-Fi, of course), but what about in the US?  Finding the perfect college town to fit your needs can be almost as important […]

Latin America Hangs Out with Mississippi State University

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Missed our Google Hangout with Mississippi State University last week? No problem! Here, you can find a brief overview on what programs are available to Latin American students at MSU. During the hangout we talked to Karin Lee, International Student Director from Mississippi State University, about the 175 different undergraduate and graduate degrees you can […]

5 Dorm Room Items Every International Student Will Need

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students inside the United States will live the dorms (also known as residence hall) during their first semester or year. Not only is this a great way to save money as dorms are often cheaper than living in an apartment, but it’s a great way to meet new students. However, living in a […]