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Hangout with us to Get Your Tax Questions Answered

Posted on March 21st, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

If you are an international student or scholar in the U.S you will need to file a tax return before April 18th. Understanding how to file taxes and where to begin is difficult for anyone – even for most Americans! If you are unsure how to get started or what forms you will need, join […]




Healthy Eating in the USA

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Healthy eating in a new country? It may sound a little hard, but not to worry, we’re here to help! As an international student it can be extremely difficult knowing what your dining options will be in an unfamiliar country, not to mention being able to differentiate the healthy choices from the not so healthy […]




Things to See and Places to Go in California

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

­­ Stretching over the expansive West Coast and home to one out of every eight Americans, the Golden State is absolutely enormous.  From San Diego to Sacramento, California boasts endless stretches of forests, towering mountain ranges and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Major cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles have […]




What to Look for in a College Town

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

You can instantly think of the best store back home to buy your favorite snacks, the best restaurants to grab lunch, and the best coffee shops to study with friends (with free Wi-Fi, of course), but what about in the US?  Finding the perfect college town to fit your needs can be almost as important […]




Latin America Hangs Out with Mississippi State University

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Missed our Google Hangout with Mississippi State University last week? No problem! Here, you can find a brief overview on what programs are available to Latin American students at MSU. During the hangout we talked to Karin Lee, International Student Director from Mississippi State University, about the 175 different undergraduate and graduate degrees you can […]




How Necessary is a Game Design Internship?

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

If you enjoy playing and creating video games, now is the time to turn that passion into the foundation for a successful career! Regardless if you’ve already started your degree in game design, or if you’re still weighing the pros and cons, it’s important to know just how impactful an internship can be on your […]




Why Study Architecture?

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Are you considering a college degree in architecture, but not sure where the skills and diploma can take your career? Read on for four great reasons to study architecture as an international student! Architecture is a creative and artful way to make an impact on society. After all, architects build modern homes to fit the […]




Hangout with Mississippi State University Tomorrow

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you live in Central or South America or Mexico, this Hangout is for you. Choosing the right program to study in the USA as international students can be challenging. Join our interactive Google Hangout with Mississippi State University to find out what programs MSU offers its Latin America students. Get an inside look into […]




Spring Break Travel to Compliment your Degree

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Spring break is a great time to rejuvenate before your last big push of the year during finals week. Although many students head to the beach or take a trip home during spring break, others know that it’s also a great time to have fun while still learning! If you’re included in the latter, we […]




Working in Web Development in California

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Ben Cohen

If you’re an international student who recently graduated with a web design degree, you may be wondering where some of the best locations to work in web development in the US are if you’re going to participate in OPT. The state of California has a great many advantages for budding web designers and web developers, […]