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When In New Hampshire Do This…

Posted on May 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As one of the five states without sales tax, New Hampshire is a great example of “What you see is what you get,” but don’t worry, this state has much more to offer than a lower cost of living. The Granite State is known for its purple snow-capped mountains, beautiful lakes and rich history dating [...]

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 [...]

Things You Must Do In Hawaii

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Few places on earth are as secluded, yet as accessible as the lush tropical jungles and pristine beaches of Hawaii. Home to Mount Waialeale, one of the rainiest places on earth and the only nation with an increasing land area (due to continuous volcanic eruptions), this little piece of heaven offers new experiences and surprises [...]

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Thoughts on Studying Abroad

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

You more than likely have already heard that studying abroad is not only a life-changing experience, but it can be a career boosting one as well. It’s a great way to stand out amongst the sea of other job applicants after graduation as it allows you to see the world from another angle- leveraging you [...]

Spring Break Road Trip 101

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Spring break is finally here which means it’s time to hit the open road with a few friends and enjoy a sight-seeing road trip! Road trips are a great way for international students in the US to see areas that might have otherwise been overlooked. While it might seem easy enough to plan a road trip, [...]

6 Apps You Need as an International Student

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

World travel is not only becoming more accessible- it’s also becoming more convenient. With the help of evolving technology international students are able to find the opportunity to study overseas, along with resources to help them during their journey. One great (and sometimes free) resource that all international students should take advantage of are apps. [...]

Tipping Etiquette While Studying Abroad

Posted on December 7th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Food is universal. Who doesn’t like to eat? But culturally, food can vary wildly from country to country, which is what makes going out to eat such a fun experience! When it comes time to pay the bill, however, what do you do about the tip? Do you leave one? If so, how much? We’ve [...]

The Spirit of Halloween

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Happy Halloween! It’s that time of year again- October 31st, meaning it’s the holiday recognized as Halloween, or All Hallows’ Eve. If you are an international student inside the US and are from a country that doesn’t celebrate Halloween then you’re in for a treat…or a trick. If this is your first year to celebrate [...]

Must-See Study Abroad Checklist

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Let’s be honest: even packing and preparing all the necessary things for a vacation abroad can be a trying task. Don’t let that scare you off when the time comes to prepare for what you’ll need to study abroad. By making sure you have adequate time to complete all imperative tasks, checking things off your [...]

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 [...]