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Free Budgeting Webinar For International Students

Posted on March 22nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Being an international student is an experience of a lifetime, but attached to this opportunity can be a shockingly high price tag. Because of the cost, many international students need to determine a set budget then stick to it. However, sticking to a budget or thinking of non-essential ways to cut costs isn’t always easy. [...]

Webinar Tomorrow: How to Write a Killer Scholarship Essay in 8 Steps

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

When searching for financial aid, the first place international students should turn to is scholarships. There are a number of international scholarships available, but to receive these scholarships, it requires time and dedication during the application process. Many scholarships require students to submit an essay when they apply, which can be worrisome to many international [...]

Learn How to Get an International Student Loan

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

After you’ve applied for as many scholarships as possible, sometimes there is still a portion of your college tuition that you need to find funds for. In this instance, an international student loan is a good solution to fill in those financial aid gaps. If you’re interested in getting an international student loan but aren’t [...]

How International Students Get Hundreds in Scholarships

Posted on February 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Other than getting accepted into the international school of your dreams, one of the hardest parts of becoming an international student is getting the financial aid that you need. Whether you’ve been applying to scholarships since you’ve been accepted or aren’t sure where to start, learn a few secrets on how international students get hundreds [...]

How to Get International Scholarships

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

One of the biggest hurdles to becoming an international student is getting the financial support you need to get abroad! The good news is there are many scholarships out there just waiting for a determined international student like you to receive the award. Follow these steps on how to get international scholarships and make your [...]

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 [...]

How You Can Find an International Student Loan in Seconds, Not Hours

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The time has come! You’ve found your dream school abroad, you’ve been accepted and you even have the blessing of your parents! The only hold-up: you need more financial aid. Unfortunately this is a common problem when it comes to becoming an international student. Even after spending hours of scholarship searching, writing and applying- sometimes [...]

Summer Time Means International Student Loan Time!

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

We know what you are thinking: “It’s already the middle of July, I have so much financial aid to find!” Right? Ok, so maybe not. Realistically, you are probably thinking you have plenty of time until the new semester and that finding financial aid can wait while you enjoy your break. While you are able [...]

Enter Our New Scavenger Hunt and Win $300!

Posted on February 5th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

This month, International Student unveils its new Social Media Scavenger Hunt. That’s right, February 7th until February 12th will be filled of clues throughout our social media network to help you win the grand prize of $300! Who: You! What: Our Social Media Scavenger Hunt will reveal a new word every day throughout our social [...]

Top 10 schools in the US that give the most financial aid to International Students

Posted on December 10th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

For many international students, cost is a major factor when deciding where to study in the US. While there are many financial aid options available from many different organizations to international students, it may not be enough to fully cover the cost of tuition and living expense. International students must rely on other sources of [...]