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Is Public Relations Right for You?

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by Michael Burgess

Every business organization needs some form of a public relations department to handle pressing issues and portray a positive image to the public. International students who like to deal with the media, find solutions to challenging problems, and want to be the face of a large organization will find that studying Public Relations is the right […]




International Education is on the Rise

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Each year the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs report on top information when it comes to international students coming to the US and US students studying abroad.  The findings are reported and released in the annual Open Doors report. The 2015 […]




5 (Frightening) Things International Students Experience

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Embarking on your first semester as an international student is exciting! You’ve been forewarned to get ready for the best year or semester of your life and that although you might run into a small “culture shock bump” the journey is worth it. Yes, this is completely true. However, a warning on culture shock is […]




Tomorrow: Live Hangout on Study Abroad Loans

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Are you a US student planning to study overseas this upcoming semester? It doesn’t matter if you are traveling overseas for a semester, or if you plan to enroll in a degree program overseas, we have student loans for you! Join me, Bryanna Davis tomorrow for a LIVE Hangout, Finding Your Study Abroad Loan! Who: […]




Need a Job? Hangout With Us Friday!

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This Friday we are hosting a Hangout On Air to help you learn how to use your contacts to get a job. When competing against hundreds, sometimes thousands of other applicants, finding a job is not always easy as a new international student graduate. Even with a stand-out resume that boasts your study abroad experience, […]




3 Keys to Building Credit

Posted on June 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

International students can and should start building their credit score as soon as possible. A credit score is the grade that you’re assigned based upon your financial history. Having a strong credit score can help you any time you have a credit report run on your name- for example when you try to rent an […]




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 […]




Securing a Co-Signer for an International Student Loan

Posted on April 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Finding out you don’t have enough money while going through the study abroad process is a lot like hitting a brick wall during a marathon. Adrenaline is pumping, expectations are high then things come to a sudden halt. Luckily, there are financial aid options that international students can turn to if faced up against this […]




Oh Ohio!

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

From the rubber capital of the world to the home of the first professional baseball team, Ohio has it all. If you are interested in winter, thrill rides, spring, agriculture, summer, sports, fall or all-American cuisine, you should contemplate studying abroad in (or at least visit) the buckeye state. One of Ohio’s greatest attractions is […]