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Springtime Selfie Contest

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

In many parts of the world- Spring has sprung! This change in season is often closely related with tidying up, also known as- spring cleaning! Whether spring cleaning for you means organizing your dorm closet, updating your resume, getting rid of old apps on your phone or helping to pick up trash on campus, we [...]

Feeling Lucky? Win a Pot of Gold!

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Want a pot of gold this St. Patrick’s Day? We’ve got you covered. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday originating from the Roman Catholic feast day of the patron saint of Ireland. According to Irish folklore a leprechaun has hidden a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, this means anyone able to [...]

Announcing the Grand Prize Winner of the Travel Video Contest

Posted on November 16th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

This year’s Travel Video Contest started with more than 100 video entries. As difficult as it was, that number was cut down to the top 15 finalists. We were able to see inside the lives of international students around the world and why they are determined to explore all corners of the globe. After weeks [...]

Viewers’ Choice Award Winner and Finalists Announced!

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

We received numerous outstanding video entries into our 8th Annual Travel Video contest and posted them for the world to not only see- but vote for. Like in years past we allowed our visitors to choose the very first winner through the Viewers’ Choice Award. With 971 votes, you have spoken and decided that the [...]

The Travel Video Contest is Waiting for Your Vote

Posted on October 26th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Our 8th Annual Travel Video Contest is now closed for new entries- but the fun is just getting started! We received more than 100 videos and they are now live, ready to be viewed and voted on by individuals around the world like you. One lucky international student or future international student will receive the [...]

Announcing the Essay Contest Winners!

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The time has come to announce the top three winners of our first annual essay contest. We received more than 200 entries meaning our judges spent hours narrowing down the top finalists. We receive numerous great essays from international students around the world, and it was difficult for our judges to choose the first, second and [...]

Real Stories From Real International Students

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you haven’t already heard, the Essay Contest Finalists have been decided upon! We received hundreds of great essays from international students and after much careful consideration our judges picked the top six essays. In no specific order here is a rundown of the finalists: Before Take-Off by Simone Lim: When preparing to leave home [...]

The 8th Annual Travel Video Contest Has Launched!

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you haven’t already heard, you might be the last to know- as of September 3rd, the Annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest has started! This is the eighth year for the video contest and with a grand prize of $4000, we expect this year to be better than ever! In case you somehow have no idea [...]

Announcing the International Student Photo Contest Winners

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The entire month of July we received hundreds of great photos from students around the world who studied abroad- all who had the desire to share their best international photo with the hope of becoming one of the top three winners. Although difficult, our judges were able to narrow down the over 400 entries to [...]

Get Your Write On: Enter the International Student Essay Contest!

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Although your study abroad trip flew by, it was the best time of your life and now you want to share it with the world! The only problem is you’re not quite sure how. Luckily, there is no longer a need to worry, since we at International Student have found the solution to your problem- [...]