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How to Afford Studying Abroad

Posted on August 23rd, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Did you enjoy last month’s guest post from GoAbroad.com on student visas? If so, then you will enjoy this blog as part of a larger series on helpful tips for study abroad students.  Money, or a lack of money, is the main culprit preventing students from studying abroad. You’re a poor college student, we get [...]

Student Visas in the United Kingdom – get tougher

Posted on July 11th, 2012 by Annemarie Keller

The UK has announced on July 2nd, 2012, that some international students applying for visas to study in the United Kingdom could now have “face-to-face interviews” included as part of the visa process.  Under the new ruling, “high-risk applicants” for student visas in the UK could be interviewed and asked a series of questions regarding, [...]

International Student Taking the GRE

Posted on April 28th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

According to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, each year there are more international students in the USA pursuing a graduate degree than those pursuing a bachelor degree. It is a common requirement among graduate programs to require the GRE test along with an English proficiency test such as the TOEFL or IELTS [...]

International Student in 2011

Posted on December 29th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

The year is coming to a close and the New Year is arriving! To help make it easier to find the information to study abroad, International Student in 2011 made numerous improvements online. Here are a few things we have done for our international students in 2011: – iPhone App – This year we introduced [...]

Top Study Abroad Locations

Posted on November 12th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

More and more students are now studying abroad than ever before. If you are considering going on a study abroad program, one of the decision you will have to make is where to go. Some study abroad destinations are more popular than others. There are many reasons why students choose to go to one country [...]

Choosing Where to Study Abroad

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

If you are reading this blog, chances are that you are already open to the idea of studying abroad in another country. You may be excited about the idea of seeing as much of the world as possible that you are having trouble deciding which country you should study in. So to help you decide, [...]

Home Sick when Studying Abroad

Posted on August 18th, 2011 by Apinant Hoontrakul

Studying abroad can be a great experience – you will meet new people, experience new traditions, eat exotic foods and possibly learn a new language. But with these new experiences you may find yourself homesick missing your family, friends, pets, food or even something as simple as your own bed. When you are homesick you [...]

International Student Concierge Expanding

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Back in May 2010, we launched the International Student Concierge Service, designed to match international students with schools all around the USA. It took the hard work out of searching endlessly online for schools that you might be interested in, and instead allows you to submit your details to the concierge service for us to [...]

Student Visa Cuts will Damage the UK

Posted on February 17th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we reported here over the last year, the UK Government has been clamping down on the student visa process for those looking to come into the UK. The new processes that have been brought in were designed to close up holes that the government thought existed and were being exploited by individuals to get [...]

US Students Studying Abroad in the UK Increase

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we recently reported here on our blog, the number of international students coming into the USA is continuing to rise year on year, with China showing the fastest rate of growth. This is excellent news for the international education sector, which saw a decline in numbers and interest over the last few years as [...]