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Prepare a Teaching Portfolio for your Future Career

Posted on February 6th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Prepare a teaching portfolio for your future career Aspiring teachers like you will need more than just a resume to land a job in your field- most employers will ask for a teaching portfolio. This portfolio will give you a chance to shine and express to the employers your experience, skills and work ethic. International […]

McNeese State University Wants to Hangout with You!

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

  Looking for a great college in the US? Look no further. Preble Girard, the Director of International Programs, is teaming up with InternationalStudent.com for a free, online event that will give you the inside scoop on studying at McNeese State University as an international student. She will give a short presentation about the school […]

Your Timeline for Studying in the US

Posted on January 30th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you want to become an international student in the US start researching how to make your dream a reality. Having the opportunity to study in the US will not happen overnight- the entire process can take up to a year or longer. Get started today by following the timeline for study in the US […]

What to Expect when Studying Marketing in the US: Culture Shock!

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Is this appropriate to wear to class? Am I allowed to say that? Is it a hand shake or two kisses on the cheek…or just one? AHHH. Welcome to culture shock; it’s the answer to your question about what to expect when studying marketing in the US. Almost all international students experience some form of […]

Should you Take Tourism Management Courses in the US?

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Taking tourism management courses in the U.S. is a smart choice for international students. It is a common belief that they may have an advantage in the industry because of their exposure to foreign cultures. Normally tourism degree programs require a student to learn about another language or culture because the industry involves catering and […]

Join our Hangout for an Inside Look at Life in the US

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning to study in the US you might have already researched items like finding financial aid, getting your F1 visa and working on-campus. One area you might have overlooked, but is just as important, is what to expect when it comes to your social life and studying in the US. Becoming an international […]

Living With the Land When Studying Agriculture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Have you ever thought that an amusement park and agriculture could be connected? Well at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida this dream can come true. Walt Disney World has four theme parks on the property and one of them, Epcot theme park, is home to ‘The Land’ pavilion. The Land Pavilion was built to […]

Enter The “Perfect College” Contest

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The journey to become an international student starts with finding the perfect college. Every student has a different idea and varying criteria when classifying the “perfect college”  and we want to hear your thought on this topic! Tell us your favorite college or university on our social media channels in January and February and you […]

Studying Broadcasting in Los Angeles

Posted on December 28th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Los Angeles is one of the top destinations for international students coming to the US, as a world-class city with famous beaches, strong culture, many prominent ethnic groups, and the core of the American entertainment industry. Let’s take a closer look at what prospects the City of Angels has to offer to students looking to […]

Freshmen Year as an International Student

Posted on December 20th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This exciting journey was written by Meenakshi Das- a freshman student majoring in Accounting at Mississippi State University. She is an international student from Pune, India who enjoys reading, traveling and writing in her free time. It was the 26th of July, 2014. I felt the velocity of the aircraft increasing from 0 miles to […]