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The Three $100 Winners in the Financial Aid Fun Contest

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

During the month of July we hosted our Financial Aid Fun contest with International Student Loan. We asked three questions throughout the month- and in the end came out with three great winners! Each of these winners correctly answered the question by the deadline and were picked from a random drawing. If you missed the [...]

6 Unconventional Ways to Keep in Touch

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Going away to college as an international student can be a fun and exciting experience, but being away from family and friends for the first time is difficult for many students. So in between classes, homework and making new friends, here are 6 unconventional ways to keep in touch with your loved ones, regardless of the [...]

Answer Question Two To Win $100!

Posted on July 11th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

It’s time to announce the second question in the Financial Aid Fun contest! During the first three weeks of July we have joined forces with InternationalStudentLoan.com to bring you one contest- that has three chances to win $100! If you missed your first chance to enter to win, don’t worry, you have two more chances! [...]

Enter the Financial Aid Fun Contest

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

During the month of July International Student is teaming up with International Student Loan to give you three chances at winning $100! The Financial Aid Fun Contest will run throughout the first three weeks of July. Each week we will give you a new question, if you know the answer or find the answer on [...]

Interview With The ‘Advice For Graduates Contest’ Winner!

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Being sent into the world after graduation can be scary, even with a degree in hand. Because of this, throughout the month of May we asked students from around the world to give their best piece of advice to graduating international students. We received countless advice that we know will help at least one graduate [...]

If You Missed The Scholarship Hangout- Read This

Posted on May 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

I recently hosted a Hangout On Air on finding an international scholarship. If you missed the scholarship hangout you missed a lot of information! There were many great questions at the end so we were able to answer a variety of questions related to scholarships. Don’t worry, I’ll give you a brief re-cap on what [...]

Hangout To See How To Find An International Scholarship

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Earning a degree is not cheap! You more than likely already know you will need at least one scholarship to help finance your education- you probably also already know how difficult it is to find and apply for international scholarships. Because of this, we are hosting a Hangout On Air that is devoted to how [...]

Springtime Selfie Contest

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

In many parts of the world- Spring has sprung! This change in season is often closely related with tidying up, also known as- spring cleaning! Whether spring cleaning for you means organizing your dorm closet, updating your resume, getting rid of old apps on your phone or helping to pick up trash on campus, we [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]