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Hangout with Hiram College Tomorrow

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

One of the first steps to becoming an international student is picking a school! This might seem like an overwhelming task, but it’s actually one of the most fun items to check off your list. Choosing a school in the US means you can find a school that has the degree you want to pursue, [...]

10 College Memories You Can’t Afford To Miss

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

College can easily be four of the most fun years of your life- especially if you choose to become an international student. Between living on your own for the first time to unforgettable late nights on the town, time flies faster than you can even imagine. Of course, education should be your main focus while [...]

High School Communications Programs Prepare Students for College and Careers

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Get ready to walk the streets, interview the experts, advocate for the cause, and give the world a voice. When it comes to communications, it is all about experience. Since communication schools are so competitive, building a portfolio outlining work in the field as an international high school student can help you attain admission to [...]

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, [...]

The Fastest Growing Jobs for Education Majors

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

The Fastest Growing Jobs for Education Majors You’re about to graduate with an education degree and you feel a bit apprehensive with the post-grad job search. With budget cuts prevalent in public school systems around the US, some education majors are thinking twice about their decision to pursue careers in education. But if you have [...]

America’s Architect, Frank Lloyd Wright

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

One of the greatest American icons in architecture is Frank Lloyd Wright.  His beautiful houses, business buildings, and outdoor landscapes have made a huge impact on those who study architecture today.  Infused with a Craftsman style and an innate sense of calm, Wright’s buildings continue to be examined and written about, even today.  Among his [...]

How to Save Your Money on Textbooks

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Nothing about getting an education abroad is cheap, and when it comes to getting the textbooks you need, the cost can quickly add up. Since most international students are on a strict budget and need to save money whenever possible, here are a few ideas on how to save your money on textbooks. Rent, don’t [...]

Broadcasting in Portuguese in the US

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As a country famous for its diversity, the United States certainly has no shortage of jobs in television and radio for people who speak languages other than English. The Portuguese or Portuguese-speaking community, whose members in the US are referred to as “Luso-Americans,” is a small but expanding American demographic and is a growing source [...]

Writing a Good Query Letter

Posted on June 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

So you’ve received a great creative writing education – maybe you even have a master’s degree in creative writing – and you’ve written a great novel that you know is the next big thing. But do you have the literary business know-how to make it happen? The first step in getting your written work some love [...]

Money For High Test Scores

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Getting children to pay attention in school is not an easy task. Most kids would rather be doing pretty much anything other than learning math, and warning them about the future financial problems they might face if they do not pay attention can be too abstract and far away for them to care about. This [...]