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Unique Business Programs in the US

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

With a field as broad and general as business, all programs can begin to look the same. Although universities across the country aim to make their program stand out, the consistencies of the standard business fields limit opportunities to stand out. However, there are some unique business programs hidden among American colleges and universities at [...]

The 2015 Best Schools in the US Report Announced

Posted on September 12th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re on the hunt to find the best US school for you, you have more than likely seen our “featured school” list. This list is an all-star team of affordable colleges and universities that we highlight for good reason: they are a great place to start your school search! Want a second opinion? The [...]

Preparing Your Recording Arts Portfolio

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

The application process for a recording arts degree can be rather monotonous. Filling out several forms has hardly ever been described as fun and exciting. But recording arts programs allow you (and often requires you) to put together a portfolio of your creative work, giving you a chance to be expressive in ways beyond just [...]

The 2014 Travel Video Contest is Now Open!

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

It’s finally September which means our Travel Video Contest is back for its ninth year! Yes, you read that right- the 2014 Travel Video Contest is now open! If you’re familiar with our most popular contest of the year you already know that one lucky winner will receive $4000 on the last day of International [...]

Your 2014 Back to School Guide

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As the smell of suntan lotion starts to dwindle, stores have trouble keeping futons, pens and pencils on the shelves and college campuses start to once again fill with life. All signs that the new school year is finally here! If you’ve made the decision to study in the US this year, then spent months [...]

Hangout with the State University of NY at Brockport – Thursday at 2pm EST

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

If you want to study at a US college, you won’t want to miss this! Aleta Anthony, the Associate Director of International Recruitment at State University of New York at Brockport will join us on Thursday, August 28 to introduce the university and the unique opportunities there for international students.  You’ll learn about the academic possibilities, student [...]

US Embassy Plays Part in Welcoming International Students

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

In contrast to the chilly reception the United Kingdom has been showing its international students of late, the United States government has doubled down on its efforts to attract the world’s best and brightest. Take, by way of example, the recent “Student Visa Day” event hosted by the US Embassy in Mumbai, India late last [...]

Graduate Degree in Marketing

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

We all know that earning a graduate degree in marketing can be a very difficult task…but there are some fun and positive aspects of earning this type of degree that not everyone considers. For instance, you’ve already “learned how to learn.” What this means is that you’ve already been in college so you know how [...]

Learn How To Be The Roommate Everyone Wants

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Toilets that never get cleaned, dirty clothes that pile up for weeks, loud music at all hours- we’ve all heard the horror stories when it comes to having a bad roommate. Adjusting to having a roommate can be difficult- especially if you’ve never had one. However, being a good roommate can help ensure that your [...]

Unions in the Film Industry

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

So you’re an international student who just graduated from a film program. What now? When searching for jobs, you might start encountering productions that are either union or nonunion. It’s impossible to get a job in the film industry with out encountering these opposites. So what exactly is a union? Unions are an organized band [...]