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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- [...]

International Student Photo Contest

Posted on July 1st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

A picture is worth a thousand words and $200! Starting today, July 1st the International Student photo contest will begin and continue throughout the month of July. This means you can start sifting through your photos now and find a great one to submit when the time comes. The photo must reflect your academic environment and [...]

The Social Madness Competition Has Now Started!

Posted on June 8th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Last year the Business Journal launched Social Madness, a social media competition for businesses throughout the US to participate in; there were almost 4,000 companies that participated- together they generated nearly 14 million new Facebook likes and 2.2 million new Twitter followers. The contest is back, this year the competition launched June 3 and International [...]

Announcing the First Social Media Scavenger Hunt Winner

Posted on February 20th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The first International Student Social Media Scavenger Hunt was a great success. We received multiple entries and would like to congratulate those who were able to solve the puzzle, but only one clever follower was able to be selected as our Social Media Scavenger Hunt winner and she has been chosen! The $300 cash prize [...]

Student Video Contest 2012 – Tips for Success

Posted on September 29th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

We launched the seventh annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest earlier this month and already there is a lot of buzz.  This year’s  first place winner will receive $4,000, and there are great runner-up prizes as well. So how can you enter our Travel Video Contest in 2012? Here’s how: – Be at least 18 years [...]