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Viewers’ Choice Award Winner and Finalists Announced!

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

We received numerous outstanding video entries into our 8th Annual Travel Video contest and posted them for the world to not only see- but vote for. Like in years past we allowed our visitors to choose the very first winner through the Viewers’ Choice Award. With 971 votes, you have spoken and decided that the [...]

Students Experience the US Free with CCI Greenheart

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Since 1985 students from around the world have relied on CCI Greenheart to provide them with a one of a kind cultural exchange experience. This year, seven individuals were granted the opportunity to participate in CCI Greenheart’s Summer Work and Travel program- for free! Through the newly established CCI Greenheart Ambassador Scholarship, these seven individuals [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Viral in Vietnam

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

Each year InternationalStudent.com receives a good number of entries to our annual Travel Video Contest. This year we were ecstatic to see that it was our biggest success thus far, with over 100 student entries from 44 different countries! The competition was fierce as we received a number of excellent videos. However, nothing prepared us [...]

Student Video Contest 2012 – Tips for Success

Posted on September 29th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

We launched the seventh annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest earlier this month and already there is a lot of buzz.  This year’s  first place winner will receive $4,000, and there are great runner-up prizes as well. So how can you enter our Travel Video Contest in 2012? Here’s how: – Be at least 18 years [...]

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 [...]

Choosing Where to Study Abroad

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you are reading this blog, chances are that you are already open to the idea of studying abroad in another country. You may be excited about the idea of seeing as much of the world as possible that you are having trouble deciding which country you should study in. So to help you decide, [...]

International Students Studying in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

For those international students interested in studying in the United States and possibly considering Washington, D.C., there are definitely some features of the United State’s national capital that make it especially welcoming to visitors from abroad. First, there are plenty of opportunities for international students studying in Washington, D.C. (over 25 colleges and universities in [...]