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Careers in International Business

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

There’s a pretty standard list of careers for business majors. You probably think of manager, accountant, personal finance specialist, etc. But what about students who are following a more international path? What are the available careers in international business? The answer is that many of the same sorts of business careers apply, just on a [...]

Oh Ohio!

Posted on April 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

From the rubber capital of the world to the home of the first professional baseball team, Ohio has it all. If you are interested in winter, thrill rides, spring, agriculture, summer, sports, fall or all-American cuisine, you should contemplate studying abroad in (or at least visit) the buckeye state. One of Ohio’s greatest attractions is [...]

What’s Marketing All About?

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Is marketing right for you? We’ve mentioned that marketing can be fun and exciting…and who doesn’t love a fun and exciting job right? I think you can easily answer the question “is marketing right for you?” if you’re a young, energetic, and creative individual! Many international students like you will make up the population of [...]

Show Production and House of Worship Technology

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Some church services look very similar to rock concerts these days. The lead singer with perfectly gelled hair strums his electric guitar while the drummer pounds out the beat in the back and lights dance around the room in bright green, blue, and red hues. The only difference between this service and a concert is [...]

A Taste of Home to Ease Homesickness Abroad

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Young adults studying abroad are often excited about experiencing new cultures and exploring the place they will call home for the next several years. However, once the boxes are unpacked and the pictures are hung on the wall, homesickness can settle in and have you missing many of your favorite things from home, especially home-cooked [...]

Broadcasting Curriculum: The Media Ethics Class

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

One of the classes that most broadcasting students are bound to take in some form is the Media Ethics class. Sometimes paired with law, this course generally shows up in one of two places in an undergraduate broadcasting curriculum: either very early as a more introductory course, or as one of the most advanced courses [...]

Spring Break Road Trip 101

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Spring break is finally here which means it’s time to hit the open road with a few friends and enjoy a sight-seeing road trip! Road trips are a great way for international students in the US to see areas that might have otherwise been overlooked. While it might seem easy enough to plan a road trip, [...]

Study Film: Know the Difference Between Film and Digital

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

International students taking classes in undergraduate programs in film will experiment with a variety of media and techniques. Two of the biggest is learning the difference between film and digital. In the past, film was the main medium filmmakers used to make movies. 35mm was king and other formats were snubbed. Now, with more technology, [...]

What You Should Know About American Professional Sports

Posted on February 28th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Why not dive into the culture of the United States? When international students come to America they hope to take in the culture, entertainment, and the many different experiences that their host nation offers. One of the most popular entertainment activities in the USA is organized professional sports. Sports are on all year round and [...]

Is Living Off Campus For You?

Posted on February 22nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

International students looking to study abroad in the US will need to find adequate living arrangements. While most schools offer residence halls or on-campus dormitories, it’s wise to also consider the option of living off campus. While there are a lot of great advantages to living on-campus including being close to classes and having access [...]