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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 […]




Working as a Recording Engineer

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Recording engineering is both an art and a science, and working as a recording engineer requires both technical and creative skills. As audio manipulation technology becomes more sophisticated, the recording engineer’s job becomes just as creative and vital as the musician’s in the recording process. Working as a recording engineer means being responsible for preparing […]




Cracking the Code: Insight for Future US International Students

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

Universities in the US aren’t exactly like what they seem on TV. Knowing about the collegiate culture of the country you will be studying in will help take away some of the shock that can occur when you become an international student. The Academic Code Succeeding in your classroom studies should be one of your […]




What is Game Design: the Courses

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

So, what is game design? The ultimate career goal of a game designer is to be lead designer on his or her own title, creating and bringing to life an entire video game world. That being the case, game design is a discipline that spans from computer programming and graphic design to creative writing and […]




Avoid These 5 Mistakes On Your College Admission Application

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

You have been working for years for this moment. You have studied for exams, written papers, and sacrificed hours of leisure time to ensure your schoolwork is complete. It’s hard to believe that it’s already time, but soon you will be submitting college applications to admissions officers, and all of those years will be condensed […]




The 5 Biggest Mistakes you can make on Your College Admission Essay

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

Though you may not have had all of the answers in your classes and you may not have known all of the questions on the SAT, the college admission essay gives you an opportunity to discuss a topic you’ve been familiar with all your life: you. Even if you’re an expert on yourself, writing about […]




Where to Study Show Production: Los Angeles

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Are you an international student seeking to study at one of the top show production schools in the United States? If so, Los Angeles, California must make it onto your short list of where to study show production. Located on the Pacific Coast of the US, Los Angeles combines year-round sunny weather with boundless opportunities […]