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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 [...]

The Three $100 Winners in the Financial Aid Fun Contest

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

During the month of July we hosted our Financial Aid Fun contest with International Student Loan. We asked three questions throughout the month- and in the end came out with three great winners! Each of these winners correctly answered the question by the deadline and were picked from a random drawing. If you missed the [...]

Hangout with Hiram College Tomorrow

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

One of the first steps to becoming an international student is picking a school! This might seem like an overwhelming task, but it’s actually one of the most fun items to check off your list. Choosing a school in the US means you can find a school that has the degree you want to pursue, [...]

International Student Loans: When to Apply and What you Need

Posted on July 26th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Let’s be honest- getting an international education is not cheap. In fact, one of the biggest questions that we hear from students like you is where to search for financial aid. While it’s always best to start with scholarships, scholarships can rarely fund an entire education. This means that international student loans are then necessary [...]

10 College Memories You Can’t Afford To Miss

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

College can easily be four of the most fun years of your life- especially if you choose to become an international student. Between living on your own for the first time to unforgettable late nights on the town, time flies faster than you can even imagine. Of course, education should be your main focus while [...]

Answer Question Three To Win $100!

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Throughout the month of July you’ve had a couple of chances to win $100. It’s now the third week of our Financial Aid Fun Contest which means it’s your last chance to correctly answer our question for a shot at winning $100! Answer question three to win $100, below is the question, make sure you answer [...]

6 Unconventional Ways to Keep in Touch

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Going away to college as an international student can be a fun and exciting experience, but being away from family and friends for the first time is difficult for many students. So in between classes, homework and making new friends, here are 6 unconventional ways to keep in touch with your loved ones, regardless of the [...]