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Connect with Job Opportunities with an Online Profile

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Today, nearly everyone has some sort of online presence. It’s how everyone stays connected! But are you connecting on a professional level? Most jobs today are found through connections, like through a professional online profile that can help connect you to future employers, see the connection? Here are steps to connect with job opportunities with […]




McNeese State University Hangout; Learn About Science Degrees with Real Career Opportunities!

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Missed out on our McNeese State hangout? No problem! Here you can find a brief overview of the different science programs and career opportunities MSU offers. MSU also offers incredible scholarship opportunities for their international students. You will learn all about this and more, right here! McNeese State University is located in Lake Charles, Louisiana […]




Make Your Studies Pay off! Hangout with McNeese State University to Learn How!

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

The Google Hangout will be held at 8:30 am EST on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. Sign up for the event!  Wondering which University programs will offer big rewards later? You can learn how, right here! Join InternationalStudent.com as we partner up with Preble Girard, Director of International Programs at McNeese State University for this free and […]




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 […]




Working in Web Development in California

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Ben Cohen

If you’re an international student who recently graduated with a web design degree, you may be wondering where some of the best locations to work in web development in the US are if you’re going to participate in OPT. The state of California has a great many advantages for budding web designers and web developers, […]




Is Public Relations Right for You?

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by Michael Burgess

Every business organization needs some form of a public relations department to handle pressing issues and portray a positive image to the public. International students who like to deal with the media, find solutions to challenging problems, and want to be the face of a large organization will find that studying Public Relations is the right […]




Science Goes Hand and Hand With Agriculture

Posted on December 7th, 2015 by Jennah Knight

Science can be as simple as planting one green bean and knowing that sun and water is needed for the green bean seed to sprout. If you enjoy science then a degree in agriculture is for you. So why study agriculture? If you are a problem solver then a degree in agriculture is for you. […]




What Kind of Architecture Should You Study?

Posted on August 3rd, 2015 by Stephanie Mizener

As you continue your research on where to study architecture in the US there may be questions that jump out at you.  A few questions might include: what is the difference between “Commercial” and “Industrial,” do you really want to narrow your choices down before entering a program, and is “landscape architecture” a good option […]




Taking a Class on Shakespeare when Studying Literature

Posted on July 6th, 2015 by Ben Cohen

Students who study literature spend a lot of time reading and analyzing many different types of literary writing. While the guidelines are not exact, different literature programs will often cover very similar topics, at least among their required courses. One of the most common literature courses is a course on the most famous of English-language […]




Top Tips for Prospective Literature Students

Posted on March 8th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

So you’ve figured out the answer to the question “Why study literature?” and you’ve decided that a degree in literature is the thing for you. But the literature programs you’re looking into don’t really kick off until a student’s later years – sophomore, maybe even junior year. What can you do right off the bat […]