The International Student Blog

Making New Friends in a New Country

Posted on July 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

It is often the people in a place we’ve been, more than the place itself, which we remember when we’re reflecting on the past. But how will you have time to make friends, you ask? If thinking that there are so many other things to do, and learn how to do, in a country you’ve never [...]

Top Tips When Preparing to Apply to College

Posted on July 11th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

When it comes to applying to colleges, it can be difficult to know where to begin. The first step in preparing to apply to college is to understand that if you want to go to college, you will find a school for you. There are over 4,000 degree-granting schools in the US, and almost all of [...]

Will You Fit In? Get College Interview Tips!

Posted on July 4th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

For many prospective international students, the college admissions interview is a daunting and nerve-jangling hurdle in your effort towards getting into the college of your dreams. And while some of these interviews can make or break your acceptance, we’ll show you college interview tips to help you prepare, relax and ace your upcoming interview. Before [...]

How to Survive Your Dorm Move In

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you are like most international students who are preparing to move into their new dorm/residence hall for their first year of international study- you are more than likely bursting at the seams with excitement. While it will be a very exciting day, it’s important to have a plan of attack! The first thing to keep [...]

Affordable Student Accommodations

Posted on November 1st, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Whenever traveling abroad, finding affordable student accommodations can make or break a trip, as well as a budget. However, the quest for cheap student living shouldn’t overshadow getting a feel for the way of life in a particular location. Feeling out an area is even more important when deciding whether or not to pursue a [...]

Don’t procrastinate while you’re studying abroad!

Posted on October 13th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Procrastination is a problem that plagues students everywhere. However, if you are an international student, procrastination becomes a bigger issue compared to when you are back at home. With exciting new places to explore and people to meet, you may find yourself putting off your studies and then finding out right before your exam that [...]

Student Insurance for Study Abroad

Posted on August 5th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

You know that brings you many useful tips and information to help you achieve your dream of studying abroad. But you may not know that we also provide affordable health insurance for when you are traveling and studying abroad. For international student coming to studying the USA, the fall semester is about to start. [...]

International Students Studying in New Hampshire

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

International students interested in studying at Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, have set for themselves the ambitious goal of studying at a premier Ivy League institution in the United States. Dartmouth College contains an elite liberal arts college, as well as prestigious and highly exclusive educational programs within the Dartmouth Medical School, Thayer [...]

Preparing for a New Semester

Posted on July 6th, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

Chances are, you are already in the final stages of making sure everything is in place for the new semester – but there are always the last minute things you need to prepare and we hope we can help with some guidance and assistance. Our checklist of things to do: Student Visa – by now, [...]

How to save money on books

Posted on September 3rd, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

Continuing on from our series of posts that are addressing concerns and issues from our Facebook international students, this post is concentrating on how to save money buying college textbooks. College textbooks are an everyday item that you will need for any course that you take, and depending on your course the costs can certainly [...]