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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 […]




International Student Loan Comparison

Posted on July 7th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

International students looking to finance their education in the United States have many options available including scholarships, grants and other financial aid options. Even with this, students may soon find that they need additional help to cover their tuition, books, travel, housing, living expenses and other fees. In situations like this, a private international student […]




Study for Free in Finland

Posted on February 4th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you are considering getting a university degree from Europe, but worry about the cost, why not consider getting your degree in Finland? Finland is one of the last remaining countries in Europe that does not charge tuition to international students, and the Finns put a high priority on education. Thus Finland offers an excellent […]




Money Saving Tips for International Students

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Being an international student is more than just attending school in a foreign country. Part of this experience is traveling within your host country (or even continent!) and experiencing its culture. We understand that as an international student you maybe on a budget and this is no reason why you’d need to miss out on […]




Financial Support While Studying in a Big City

Posted on March 15th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

After international students have made their decision as to what American states and schools will best meet their individual needs or interests, their next major concern is usually figuring out how they will finance these academic dreams and ambitions. Besides the sometimes substantial financial aid packages offered to international students by U.S. colleges and universities […]