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Securing a Co-Signer for an International Student Loan

Posted on April 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Finding out you don’t have enough money while going through the study abroad process is a lot like hitting a brick wall during a marathon. Adrenaline is pumping, expectations are high then things come to a sudden halt. Luckily, there are financial aid options that international students can turn to if faced up against this [...]

Hangout Tomorrow: Finding A Cosigner For Your Student Loan

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Get ready for another great (and free) hangout! International Student Loan is hosting an On Air Google Hangout for international students who need an international student loan to help fund their education. Since all international students who apply for a student loan will need to have a co-signer, the latest hangout will update you on [...]

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 [...]

Funding Your Education in the US

Posted on August 16th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Sixty-three percent of international students rely on personal or family support in order to fund their US education. Because international students are not eligible for federal aid and pay out of state tuition at many schools, they generally end up paying more for their education than their domestic peers. If they find that personal and family [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Facebook and Twitter Enhancements for 2012

Posted on January 14th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

As we head into the new year, we are excited to announce important enhancements to our International Student Facebook and Twitter accounts! Not only has our number of fans continue to grow, International Student’s Facebook fan page and Twitter handle will now be the new social media hub for our family of international student websites. Instead of having to fan or follow us across multiple [...]

How to apply for an international student loan

Posted on February 12th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

One question that is always asked when I open the International Student Mailbag each day is “How can I apply for an international student loan?” or “How do I go about getting funding for my time abroad?”. So, I thought I would dedicate a blog post to give a brief overview of who is eligible [...]