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7 Rules for Keeping in Touch

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Going back home for summer break or after graduation is exciting!  You get to see your family and friends again, eat your favorite local meals and remember where it is that you came from. While you’re getting back into the swing of things back home, don’t forget to keep in touch with your new friends […]




How to Remember Your Experience as an International Student

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Being in a foreign place while studying abroad is exciting, with all of its new sights, sounds, smells and tastes. These are things that you’ll never want to forget, and as time goes on you’ll want to reflect back on and reminisce. Sometimes when we experience so many new things in such a condensed period of […]




You Forgot What? Tidy up your Study Abroad Packing List!

Posted on June 20th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If you are in need of a study abroad packing list- this means your study abroad journey is just around the corner! Studying abroad is a great experience and with the right packing list, your travel can run as smooth as butter. Instead of embarking on your journey ill prepared, follow the below study abroad […]




Study Radio and Film at The Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting

Posted on April 24th, 2013 by Gabriele Hickman

Study Radio and Film at The Academy of Radio and Television Broadcasting and find the skills international students need to be successful in a career in radio and television. If a young American does not live in “The OC,” he most likely wishes that he did. Located in the heart of Southern California, just 30 […]




Foreign Language to Become World Language

Posted on July 18th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

According to a recent article from Inside Higher Ed reports, foreign languages are becoming a thing of the past. There is no need to worry, however. This trend is not the result of language extinction or even of the rise of English as a global lingua franca. No, instead this trend – borne out by […]




Top 5 Languages Spoken Around the World

Posted on May 12th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you are looking to study a second or third language but don’t know which one to do, you may what to consider studying one of the top 5 languages spoken around the world. If you look online you will find that there are a number of websites listing these languages in a different order. […]




Learning a New Language Online for Free

Posted on April 14th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Do you want to learn some language basics before you study abroad? Or, are you interested in learning a language at home? One way to do this is by purchasing expensive self-taught books or language programs. Alternatively, if you are just beginning to explore your new language, you may want to start learning online for […]




Why get an international sim card?

Posted on December 21st, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

I have yet to meet someone who does not carry a cell phone with them – I am sure they exist, but it seems to be that cell phones are now like your wallet or purse. They are everywhere! If you were like me as a student, my mobile phone never left my side to […]




New USA Sim Card Options

Posted on February 11th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we highlighted in our previous post, mobile phone companies tend to hit those who travel or study abroad with high roaming costs if you use your mobile phone when abroad. Our post identified some key areas to help students minimize these costs and avoid any high charges or unexpected phone bills. Of course, the […]




Avoiding Roaming Costs as an International Student

Posted on February 2nd, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

We all love our mobile phones, they provide such a high level of convenience that most people do not want to go without them. However, although you may travel well, its most likely that your existing mobile phone provider and contract in your home country will not travel well with you. As any traveler will […]