The International Student Blog

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 [...]

Fraternities and Sororities for International Students

Posted on August 18th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

After sending our email to the members of the Facebook group asking for feedback on what you wanted to hear and read more about – we have our first posting covering one of the topics – Fraternities and Sororities. We are covering this topic via a guest post from Elena V, who responded to [...]

Prepare for 2008 – New School Semester

Posted on December 11th, 2007 by InternationalStudentGuru

With the new year only weeks away, a new semester will start for many students – some will be returning back to school and for others it will be a start at their new school. To help you with this, we have provided a checklist of things you need make sure are in place for [...]