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Graduation Day

Posted on May 15th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Finally! After years of studying, late nights, and cramming for exams it is time for graduation! First off- congratulations on a great job and overcoming some tough times. Second, there are a few things international students should know about graduation and planning for the big day, so let us help you get started. Applying For [...]

MBA Mentoring Program

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Not all MBA programs are the same. One MBA program located in India is now changing the minds and hearts of its students through a mentor program that is connecting students from all different backgrounds. The MBA program at SP Jain Institute of Management & Research now requires students to mentor children who live in [...]

Ask Our May Advisor Your Question!

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Every month we bring in a new international student advisor from schools through the US. These advisors are available to answer any questions that you have about becoming an international student or being an international student. This month Darren Funk from Hannibal-LaGrange University is ready to answer your questions as our May advisor! Darren has [...]

Getting a Letter of Recommendation for Your Finance Degree Program Application

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

A letter of recommendation can have significant impact on your finance degree application process. Careers and therefore degree programs in finance can be very competitive, so it’s important to find good advocates who are familiar with your performance to speak on your behalf during the finance degree application process. The best people to write a [...]

Applying to Colleges

Posted on May 3rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Applying to colleges or universities in the US takes a lot of time and may seem like it’s become a full time job!  There are many factors to consider, not the least of which is trying to find the best school for you and your budget. After you have decided which schools you will apply [...]

Give Advice to International Student Graduates to Win $250!

Posted on May 2nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

May is finally here, which means graduation has finally arrived! International students- we need your help to pass along wisdom to the graduating class of 2014! To help prepare graduating international students for the journey that awaits them, and so you can win $250, send us the best advice you can think of for graduating [...]

How to Choose the Perfect US College

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If your mission is to find out how to choose the perfect US college for you- you’re in the right place. There are a number of items you will want to take into consideration when trying to find the right college for you along with other great tips and tools for you to use- and [...]

3 Reasons to Study Computer Science in the US

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Ever thought of studying computer science? Why study computer science in the US? There are many important reasons for international students studying IT to do so at a US college or university. Reason #1 : Many sources, including the US News and World Report, have ranked at least seven of the top 10 computer science [...]

Study in Georgia!

Posted on April 26th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Close your eyes and picture endless red-clay hills, warm peaches ripening in the sun and well, CNN. Although a global news network may not seem to fit the Gone with The Wind images you imagine when thinking of Georgia, it is the 21st century after all and Georgia is no stranger to change. After being [...]

Hangout With Us Friday To Find A US School You Can Afford

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As study abroad trends continue to grow, studying in the United States has become a goal for many students around the world. However, one of the most difficult parts of becoming an international student in the US is knowing where to start- which is to find a school you can afford. Because of this, Friday [...]