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International Education is on the Rise

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Each year the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs report on top information when it comes to international students coming to the US and US students studying abroad.  The findings are reported and released in the annual Open Doors report. The 2015 […]




Hangout with Mississippi State University

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

Trying to figure out where to study in the USA can be a difficult challenge for many international students. We recently held an interactive Google Hangout to give students an inside looking into Mississippi State University and how they offer a TRUE American college experience, both socially and academically, with over 80 different majors and many […]




James Madison University Shines in Latest School Rankings

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by David Tucker

There are many colleges and universities to choose from when pursuing your higher education in the United States. We’re proud to announce that our partner, James Madison University (JMU), was recently ranked as one of the ‘Best Colleges’ in the US according to the latest rankings published by MONEY magazine! Located in Harrisonburg,Virginia, JMU offers the […]




Searching for a College? Join Our Hangout!

Posted on November 19th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Are you searching for a US College or University to attend? If so, during your search it’s important to know exactly what you’re looking for in a school (and exactly what you’re not looking for). To help you discover if a school is the right one for you, there are a few key questions that […]




What is Game Design: the Divisions

Posted on November 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The rate of annual game sales has tripled since the early 2000’s and video games are now a household staple around the world. With the increase in video game popularity, the number of careers in game design has likewise increased. Many international students who desire a career designing video games have made the decision to […]




Sneak Peek into the U.S. Higher Education System with Valencia College

Posted on November 9th, 2015 by David Tucker

The United States is the perfect place to continue your education. Starting college is a major step for anyone to take, but one that will be the best time of your life. The higher education system in the U.S. can be complicated to understand as an international student, so we asked advisors from Valencia College […]




How to Host a Potluck on Thanksgiving

Posted on November 1st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Thanksgiving inside the US is a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate what they’re thankful for- and is usually focused around a Thanksgiving feast. If you would like to celebrate Thanksgiving during your time as an international student inside the US, the best way to do this is to host a Thanksgiving […]




Recording Engineering Courses

Posted on October 30th, 2015 by Devan Johnson

Most students interested in pursuing a career in the recording industry will begin by earning an undergraduate degree in recording engineering. Degree programs such as the program at Full Sail University are the surest way to secure the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the recording business. Recording engineering courses will vary according to […]




Study Literature at Yale University

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by Ben Cohen

Yale University is one of America’s premier universities, and Yale’s literature program is one of the top in the United States. Offering a flexible and prestigious program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that will help prepare you for any career in literature, studying literature at Yale University is a great aspiration for ambitious […]




Summer Job Ideas for Education Majors

Posted on October 20th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Though earning an undergraduate degree in education is a stellar step in pursuing a teaching career, employers will often put applicants with various jobs and volunteer services on their resume on the top of the application pile because their skills and work ethic will be more highlighted and reliable. The summer is the perfect time […]