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Get an International Student Loan for the Fall Semester

Posted on June 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

It’s the time of year when many international students are trying to prepare for the upcoming semester by finding funding. If you’re planning on studying inside the United States next semester, more than likely you’re also searching for financial aid. The first step is to apply for as many scholarships as soon as possible. Scholarships […]




Hangout Alert: Tips for Writing a Great Admission Essay

Posted on June 19th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Summer is here! This means it’s a great time to start your search for a college or university to attend and start collecting information on how to make your college application process and transition run as smooth as possible. To help you jump-start this initiative make sure you join our Hangout On Air Friday the […]




US College Degree Levels Explained

Posted on June 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’ve been researching colleges and universities inside the United States and have hit a brick wall when discussion of degree levels came into the picture, you’re not alone. Many students trying to study inside the US find that determining which US degree level they need to pursue can be a challenge. During the month […]




Study at the International Culinary Center

Posted on June 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re interested in baking, cooking and the presentation of your culinary dishes then pursuing a degree in the culinary arts is a good option for you. A degree in the culinary arts can land you a career in a number of exciting positions including as an executive chef, personal chef, wine sommelier, caterer or […]




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 […]