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Game Design at Full Sail University

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

The video game industry is thriving in the United States. The production budget for many mainstream games regularly exceeds $20 million. As such, careers in game design in the US are on the rise along with the opportunity for international students to access top-notch game design programs. Game design is a diverse field and the […]

Broadcasting Reality: On-Air Broadcasting Jobs

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

There are few jobs as glamorous in broadcasting as being an on-air reporter or anchor. Unfortunately, there are also few jobs as competitive. International students pursuing an education in broadcasting may find themselves out of luck if they go to school in a big city and just expect to get one of these jobs there […]

Video Game Development at Full Sail University

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

With consoles, computers, handheld devices and now smart phones in more hands than ever, video games are in greater demand than ever before. Without video game developers to conceive, write, design, and program these projects, however, few would be much more than a glimmer in the eye of many. Fortunately for game enthusiasts and would-be […]

Recording Arts for your Eyes and Ears

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

When people think of the recording arts, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the audio from a recording studio. But to think of recording arts as just dealing with sound is to miss a huge part of the field. Sound interacting with visuals adds another dimension to any recording. Not […]

Highest Paying Jobs in Medicine

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Everyone knows that doctors make a lot of money, but do you know which doctors make the most? Some of the highest paying jobs in medicine may surprise you. 1. General Surgeon Of the highest paying jobs in medicine, this one probably won’t surprise anyone. Being a surgeon is hard. It requires long shifts and […]

What Does a Movie Producer Do?

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Some of the longest movie credits of all time include Alien v Predator with a 12-minute long sequence and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King which was just over nine minutes. It takes a lot of people to create a film. The person who brought them all together is the movie producer. But […]

How to Get a Career as a Director

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career as a director, you might be wondering what a film school at a college or university can actually teach you. After all, how can you teach someone an artistic process? To have a career as a director, you don’t need to have a college degree, however, there are […]

What You Need to Know About Studying Aviation in the US

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Studying aviation is a technical pursuit. There are many different terms and structures to the air transportation business in the U.S. which could affect where you choose to study aviation. International students who commit to studying aviation should educate themselves on the general outline of air transportation in the US. Civil aviation represents all non-military […]

Full Sail University Given Nod on List of Best Schools

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Full Sail University, in Winter Park, Florida, is one of the best schools for game design in the nation. Full Sail is a highly respected institution with graduates that are well known as being extremely knowledgeable in not only the technical programming aspects of game design, but the broader production process as well. The graduate […]

How The Nielsen DMA Ranks Can Help Your Career

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

In the United States, the leader in television viewing data is a company called Nielsen Media Research. While many may be familiar with the role of Nielsen ratings in either condemning a TV show to cancellation or rewarding it with a renewal, the more relevant function of Nielsen to international students looking for American broadcasting […]