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The 2015 Best Schools in the US Report Announced

Posted on September 12th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re on the hunt to find the best US school for you, you have more than likely seen our “featured school” list. This list is an all-star team of affordable colleges and universities that we highlight for good reason: they are a great place to start your school search! Want a second opinion? The [...]

Preparing Your Recording Arts Portfolio

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

The application process for a recording arts degree can be rather monotonous. Filling out several forms has hardly ever been described as fun and exciting. But recording arts programs allow you (and often requires you) to put together a portfolio of your creative work, giving you a chance to be expressive in ways beyond just [...]

Your 2014 Back to School Guide

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As the smell of suntan lotion starts to dwindle, stores have trouble keeping futons, pens and pencils on the shelves and college campuses start to once again fill with life. All signs that the new school year is finally here! If you’ve made the decision to study in the US this year, then spent months [...]

US Embassy Plays Part in Welcoming International Students

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

In contrast to the chilly reception the United Kingdom has been showing its international students of late, the United States government has doubled down on its efforts to attract the world’s best and brightest. Take, by way of example, the recent “Student Visa Day” event hosted by the US Embassy in Mumbai, India late last [...]

Graduate Degree in Marketing

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

We all know that earning a graduate degree in marketing can be a very difficult task…but there are some fun and positive aspects of earning this type of degree that not everyone considers. For instance, you’ve already “learned how to learn.” What this means is that you’ve already been in college so you know how [...]

Learn How To Be The Roommate Everyone Wants

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Toilets that never get cleaned, dirty clothes that pile up for weeks, loud music at all hours- we’ve all heard the horror stories when it comes to having a bad roommate. Adjusting to having a roommate can be difficult- especially if you’ve never had one. However, being a good roommate can help ensure that your [...]

Unions in the Film Industry

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

So you’re an international student who just graduated from a film program. What now? When searching for jobs, you might start encountering productions that are either union or nonunion. It’s impossible to get a job in the film industry with out encountering these opposites. So what exactly is a union? Unions are an organized band [...]

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 [...]