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Business Schools are Big Business with International Students

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re an international student wanting to pursue business- you’re not alone. For colleges and universities across the United States, business is, well, big business. Not only is a business degree sought after by domestic students, but according to the Institute of International Education’s most recent Open Doors data on international students– it is also […]




Use your Show Production Degree to Work as a Concert Hall Technician

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you are an international student who has ever wondered what you can do with a show production degree, ask yourself these questions: how many pounds can the pipe above hold? How high can something be hung from the ceiling? How will the stage look if it’s doused in red light versus blue? How loud […]




How to Survive Communal Bathrooms When Living in the Dorms

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Unless you’re going to live on your own you will have to share a bathroom with one, two (or more!) roomates. Although it might sound awkward, here are a few things to keep in mind on how to survive communal bathrooms when living in the dorms. With a little preparation, and a lot of patience […]




How Knowing the History of Aviation Can Help When Applying for a Degree in Aviation

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Having a little bit of knowledge about the history of aviation when deciding how to apply for a degree in aviation can help you during the application process. Some US colleges and universities, such as the Epic Flight Academy, might require an essay or more information during an interview about what you enjoy about flight, why you […]




Where to Study Game Design in Florida

Posted on September 5th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

An increasing number of international students have made the decision to make a career out of their love of video gaming by pursuing a degree in game design at an institution in the United States. Game design studios in the US represent the top names in the gaming industry and careers with such studios are […]




How to Have a Social Life as an International Student

Posted on August 29th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Pursuing a college degree is not a simple task, especially as an international student. And if you’re studying in a country where they do not speak your first language then it can add an additional level of difficulty to your time abroad. Although difficult, being an international student is a great experience that is not […]




Applying to Schools in the USA

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

If you want to study in the US then it’s best to get started on the process right away. When applying to schools in the USA, you’ll encounter a lot of the same applications, essay topics and transcript requests that American students have to complete. But if you want to study in the U.S. as […]




Where to Find Video Game Development Internships

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students have decided that their love of video games is a great basis for a career and have begun studying video game development in the United States. While many economic sectors have faltered in recent years and recent college graduates are left scrambling for any interview for which they will be considered, such […]




ESLdirectory Virtual Fair

Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Want to learn English but don’t know where to begin? At ESLdirectory.com we understand your dream to learn English! That’s why we’ve created the ESLdirectory Virtual Fair in conjunction with CollegeWeekLive to bring you closer to your future! The ESLdirectory Virtual fair allows you to browse and meet English schools from all over the world, […]




Top Schools for Video Game Development in the United States

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

For an increasing number of international students, the love of playing video games has become the inspiration behind the decision to study video game development at an institution in the United States. Students should look into certain factors when determining which school will suit them best such as the quality and rigor of curriculum, the […]