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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 […]




Dating Your Future Career

Posted on April 11th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Not ready to commit to a single career path quite yet? Don’t worry, it’s normal. As an international student it’s easy to feel pressured to choose your college major early and work constantly towards achieving your dreams, but choosing a path and sticking to it isn’t always that easy.  Luckily you’ve already taken a huge leap […]




Things to See and Places to Go in California

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

­­ Stretching over the expansive West Coast and home to one out of every eight Americans, the Golden State is absolutely enormous.  From San Diego to Sacramento, California boasts endless stretches of forests, towering mountain ranges and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Major cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles have […]




Why Study Architecture?

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Are you considering a college degree in architecture, but not sure where the skills and diploma can take your career? Read on for four great reasons to study architecture as an international student! Architecture is a creative and artful way to make an impact on society. After all, architects build modern homes to fit the […]




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 […]