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Economics Internship Tips

Posted on May 23rd, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Finding an economics internship that is right for you can be hard. This is especially true for international students. Some companies are only able to hire US students as they’re not able to handle the extra paperwork and strict guidelines that come with hiring international students. Don’t worry though! There are many things that you […]

Spend Summer Break On Campus

Posted on May 19th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Classes are out for the summer which means your college campus closely resembles a scene from The Walking Dead: empty. If you decided to stay on campus this summer and are now debating whether you made the right decision, take a deep breath and continue reading before you rush into buying a plane ticket home. […]

Hangout for Information on US Degree Programs

Posted on May 15th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Before you can find a US college or university inside the US that you want to attend you need to know what type of degree you want to obtain: an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral. Not every school will offer each of these degrees meaning before you can find a college or university you need […]

Associate’s vs. Bachelor’s Degree in Recording Engineering

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by Devan Johnson

For students hoping to pursue recording engineering careers, an undergraduate degree in Recording Engineering is the best place to begin. Recording engineering programs help to prepare students for employment with recording studios, broadcasting networks and cable, television and film production companies. After earning a degree in Recording Engineering, graduates may go on to become studio […]

How to Brainstorm when Writing an Essay

Posted on May 9th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Learning to speak English as a second language is not easy- especially when introduced to idioms like “who spilled the beans” or “she let the cat out of the bag.” If you’re trying to write an essay and keep hearing that you need to first “brainstorm” this idiom might be keeping you from putting paper […]

Jobs that Communication Majors Should Consider

Posted on May 5th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Jobs that Communication Majors Should Consider The field of communications is very broad. With a communications degree you can earn a career as a public relations specialist, journalist, editor, author, marketer, advertiser, technical writer, media analyst, broadcaster and many more. Communications jobs are exciting and fast-paced, but what communications jobs are growing quicker than others […]

College Application Tips for International Students

Posted on April 28th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

After you spend hours researching schools to find one you want to attend you might think the hard part is over. However, applying to colleges and universities inside the US is not a simple process. It will become more complicated and more research will be required before you can start packing. Gathering as much information […]

Setting Yourself up for Success as an International Architecture Student

Posted on April 25th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

When it is time to begin a whole hearted search for the ideal architecture school, and if you decide to head to the US for your education, there are some effective ways you can prepare yourself for being an international architecture student at one of the best architecture schools in the US.  As you complete […]

Common Courses When Studying Business

Posted on April 20th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Since business is one of the most popular and widespread majors in the US, a lot of undergraduate business programs might look fairly similar upon first glance- especially when it comes to the standard business courses. Business course titles, let’s face it, seem overly vague, broad, and uninformative on the surface. And oftentimes business course […]

Filing Your Tax Return as an International Student

Posted on April 10th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Tax season is here and as an international student you are not exempt from the burden of filing your tax return. However, most international students and their dependents will find that filing their US tax return is fairly easy- especially if they did not receive any income. The deadline to file is quickly approaching: April […]