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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 […]

How to Save Your Money on Textbooks

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Nothing about getting an education abroad is cheap, and when it comes to getting the textbooks you need, the cost can quickly add up. Since most international students are on a strict budget and need to save money whenever possible, here are a few ideas on how to save your money on textbooks. Rent, don’t […]

Broadcasting in Portuguese in the US

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As a country famous for its diversity, the United States certainly has no shortage of jobs in television and radio for people who speak languages other than English. The Portuguese or Portuguese-speaking community, whose members in the US are referred to as “Luso-Americans,” is a small but expanding American demographic and is a growing source […]

Writing a Good Query Letter

Posted on June 14th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

So you’ve received a great creative writing education – maybe you even have a master’s degree in creative writing – and you’ve written a great novel that you know is the next big thing. But do you have the literary business know-how to make it happen? The first step in getting your written work some love […]

Money For High Test Scores

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Getting children to pay attention in school is not an easy task. Most kids would rather be doing pretty much anything other than learning math, and warning them about the future financial problems they might face if they do not pay attention can be too abstract and far away for them to care about. This […]

3 Keys to Building Credit

Posted on June 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

International students can and should start building their credit score as soon as possible. A credit score is the grade that you’re assigned based upon your financial history. Having a strong credit score can help you any time you have a credit report run on your name- for example when you try to rent an […]

Mapping your Undergraduate Degree in Video Game Development

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

It’s obvious that video game development majors are pursuing their passion for video games by turning their love of gaming into a career. The decision to receive an undergraduate degree in video game development from an institution in the United States can be a lucrative and fulfilling one. Video game development majors in the United […]

When In New Hampshire Do This…

Posted on May 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

As one of the five states without sales tax, New Hampshire is a great example of “What you see is what you get,” but don’t worry, this state has much more to offer than a lower cost of living. The Granite State is known for its purple snow-capped mountains, beautiful lakes and rich history dating […]

Get a Business Graduate Degree from Felician College

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

In today’s market, businesspeople with an undergraduate degree and a few years of experience in the business world may want to further their career by advancing their credentials to practice business at a higher level. One such place to attain those credentials is Felician College, a small Franciscan college in New Jersey. A graduate degree […]

Hangout To See How To Find An International Scholarship

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Earning a degree is not cheap! You more than likely already know you will need at least one scholarship to help finance your education- you probably also already know how difficult it is to find and apply for international scholarships. Because of this, we are hosting a Hangout On Air that is devoted to how […]