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Tips for Saving Money on Textbooks

Posted on January 3rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Buying textbooks at the beginning of a semester is like the adult version of school supply shopping. There’s something so gratifying in a stack of new books, the inexplicable excitement of being on the cusp of a new semester. But then you see your grand total pop up on the register, and you wonder how [...]

Steps to Find Your Dream School in the US

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Look out USA, because here you come! You’ve decided you’re going to be an international student in the US, but first you need to find a school to attend. Although this might seem like an overwhelming task, you already have the tools needed to see what schools are available for international students along with their [...]

Full Sail University Given Nod on List of Best Schools

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Full Sail University, in Winter Park, Florida, is one of the best schools for game design in the nation. Full Sail is a highly respected institution with graduates that are well known as being extremely knowledgeable in not only the technical programming aspects of game design, but the broader production process as well. The graduate [...]

Seventh Year Increase in International Education

Posted on November 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

This month the annual Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education (IIE) has shed light on the trends of international students in the 2012-2013 academic year. The 2012/13 survey reports that for the seventh consecutive year the number of international students in US higher education is on the rise. This year there were [...]

Ask Our September Guest Advisor Your Question!

Posted on September 5th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Getting all of the information you need to become an international student is like piecing together a puzzle. To help students get the information they need each month we have a new guest international student advisor who will answer the questions you have when it comes to becoming and staying an international student. Students like [...]

Study Web Design & Development at Full Sail University

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re a young international student looking around for a good web design degree, one of your best options is to study web design & development at Full Sail University. Full Sail’s web design & development program is a well-rounded, 21-month program that awards graduates a Bachelor of Science degree. Web design & development at [...]

More British Students in the US

Posted on July 6th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

More and more British students are looking to go to college in the United States these days and there are a number of factors that have caused this influx of British students within the US, according to a report by World Education Services (WES). WES bases its information off of an analysis of British applications, which show a [...]

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 [...]

Common Mistakes International College Applicants Make

Posted on June 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The chance to study at an American university can be life-changing for many international students, giving them coveted credentials and expanding their career goals. Each year students from more than 80 countries fill out applications with hopes that they’ll get an acceptance letter. However, only five to 10 percent of international college applicants get to [...]

Could you use $10 million?

Posted on June 15th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Could you use $10 million to study abroad? If the answer is yes, you are in good company- as most can. Unfortunately most of us don’t actually receive $10 million to study abroad, but that wasn’t the case for Dartmouth’s off-campus international education program. Frank J. Guarini, Dartmouth alumnus, former New Jersey congressman and United [...]