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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 […]

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 […]