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Sneak Peek into the U.S. Higher Education System with Valencia College

Posted on November 9th, 2015 by David Tucker

The United States is the perfect place to continue your education. Starting college is a major step for anyone to take, but one that will be the best time of your life. The higher education system in the U.S. can be complicated to understand as an international student, so we asked advisors from Valencia College […]




Study Literature at Yale University

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by Ben Cohen

Yale University is one of America’s premier universities, and Yale’s literature program is one of the top in the United States. Offering a flexible and prestigious program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that will help prepare you for any career in literature, studying literature at Yale University is a great aspiration for ambitious […]




Summer Job Ideas for Education Majors

Posted on October 20th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Though earning an undergraduate degree in education is a stellar step in pursuing a teaching career, employers will often put applicants with various jobs and volunteer services on their resume on the top of the application pile because their skills and work ethic will be more highlighted and reliable. The summer is the perfect time […]




8 Resources on Campus You Need to Use

Posted on October 17th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Welcome to the US! The college experience here can be a great one, and that’s largely due to all the services provided to both international and local students. Each university has many places for you to turn to if you need the help, whether it’s in polishing your writing, counseling services or obtaining legal assistance. […]




Join our Hangout for a Sneak Peek into the U.S. Higher Education System

Posted on October 13th, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

If you are trying to figure out the right path for your education in the United States, it is important to understand the different types of institutions that are available to you. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Valencia College in Orlando, Florida to introduce you to the U.S higher education system. We will explore the differences […]




Pursuing a Degree in Aviation

Posted on October 9th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

When thinking about pursuing a degree in aviation inside the US, many questions may come to mind- especially in the initial stages of application. A few questions you might be asking include: “Where can I get an application? What’s going to be on the application? Will the classes be hard? Will I get some flight […]




How to Eat Like an American

Posted on October 3rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When international students arrive on campus, they are bombarded with invitations to a variety of welcome events. The first few weeks are jam packed with opportunities to meet new people: both international students and locals. You probably are aware that there will be cultural differences, however most people don´t realize that one of the biggest […]




English Language Requirements for International Students

Posted on September 28th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

As an international student in the US there may be certain requirements needed to get into a US college or university that are not required by American citizens. To get into an American college or university, you must be proficient in the English language. Some schools in the U.S. test your knowledge of the English […]




Enjoy your Time as an International Student: Get Involved!

Posted on September 25th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When trying to become an international student inside the US you might hear about the excitement and glamour of your travels to come. However, once you land on foreign soil you might realize that it’s not always as simple as others make it appear. Being an international student takes work- from completing numerous documents, learning […]




Hangout with us for Tips on Picking your Classes

Posted on September 22nd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

This Friday at 11am EDT you can join our Hangout On Air for great tips on picking your college classes. Many international students find choosing classes each semester to be a very stressful process, and for good reason- it is! However, these tips can help you choose your classes stress free (or at least less […]