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How to Brainstorm when Writing an Essay

Posted on May 9th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Learning to speak English as a second language is not easy- especially when introduced to idioms like “who spilled the beans” or “she let the cat out of the bag.” If you’re trying to write an essay and keep hearing that you need to first “brainstorm” this idiom might be keeping you from putting paper […]




Jobs that Communication Majors Should Consider

Posted on May 5th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Jobs that Communication Majors Should Consider The field of communications is very broad. With a communications degree you can earn a career as a public relations specialist, journalist, editor, author, marketer, advertiser, technical writer, media analyst, broadcaster and many more. Communications jobs are exciting and fast-paced, but what communications jobs are growing quicker than others […]




Enter the Advice to Graduates Contest

Posted on May 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

We are excited to announce that our Advice to Graduates Contest is back! Many students throughout the United States are graduating this month- what tips or advice do you have for them? Send us your advice for these graduates through Facebook, Google+ or Twitter for a chance to win $250! At the end of May […]




Setting Yourself up for Success as an International Architecture Student

Posted on April 25th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When it is time to begin a whole hearted search for the ideal architecture school, and if you decide to head to the US for your education, there are some effective ways you can prepare yourself for being an international architecture student at one of the best architecture schools in the US.  As you complete […]




Study at Hult International Business School

Posted on April 17th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

After months, maybe even years of trying to decide what degree you’re going to pursue you finally choose International Business. After all, the world is becoming smaller each day, opening a number of new doors for global business opportunities. Choosing to study International Business is a great start to making the process of studying inside […]




Filing Your Tax Return as an International Student

Posted on April 10th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Tax season is here and as an international student you are not exempt from the burden of filing your tax return. However, most international students and their dependents will find that filing their US tax return is fairly easy- especially if they did not receive any income. The deadline to file is quickly approaching: April […]




Studying Broadcasting in Big Markets vs. Small Markets

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

A common misconception in the aspiring broadcaster’s search for some of the best broadcasting schools is that studying broadcasting in big markets is the only way to gain the experience and contacts needed to succeed. Massive metropolises like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago thus become the main focus for prospective broadcasting students to hunt […]




Prepare for your Job Search as an International Student in the US

Posted on March 27th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The process of finding a job is not easy and at times it might even be more stressful than exciting. If you’re an international student you have a few additional hurdles that might make this process even more complicated like ensuring that your employment complies with your visa work regulations. However, we have a number […]




Attend Full Sail University for an Entertainment and Media Career

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Full Sail University embraces “creativity, imagination, and original ideas” for students who are interested in entertainment and media careers. With over 8,000 students coming from 65 countries worldwide, Full Sail welcomes international students to the sunny Florida area, despite the city name Winter Park. Students seeking an undergraduate degree in communications should consider Full Sail […]




Things to do When Studying in New York City

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by Devan Johnson

Students trying to find things to do when studying in New York City will have a vast wealth of things to do in New York to keep them occupied on weekends and over breaks. At some point, students who study in New York City should take the time to visit its historical landmarks, such as […]