The International Student Blog

Where to Study Game Design in Florida

Posted on September 5th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

An increasing number of international students have made the decision to make a career out of their love of video gaming by pursuing a degree in game design at an institution in the United States. Game design studios in the US represent the top names in the gaming industry and careers with such studios are […]

Enter the 2016 Travel Video Contest!

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Our 2016 Travel Video Contest is now open! For the past ten years we have provided students like you with a chance to win $4,000 toward your international education endeavors and this year is no different. If you want to study outside your home country, or if you’re currently studying outside your home country and […]

How to Have a Social Life as an International Student

Posted on August 29th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Pursuing a college degree is not a simple task, especially as an international student. And if you’re studying in a country where they do not speak your first language then it can add an additional level of difficulty to your time abroad. Although difficult, being an international student is a great experience that is not […]

Applying to Schools in the USA

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

If you want to study in the US then it’s best to get started on the process right away. When applying to schools in the USA, you’ll encounter a lot of the same applications, essay topics and transcript requests that American students have to complete. But if you want to study in the U.S. as […]

Where to Find Video Game Development Internships

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students have decided that their love of video games is a great basis for a career and have begun studying video game development in the United States. While many economic sectors have faltered in recent years and recent college graduates are left scrambling for any interview for which they will be considered, such […]

Travel Document Requirements When Studying Abroad

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

The admissions office at your college may have already asked you to fill out applications and paperwork and send documents such as transcripts and test scores, but you’re not off the hook yet. Now you have to make sure that you have all of the (additional) travel documents required for studying abroad. Gather these six […]

ESLdirectory Virtual Fair

Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Want to learn English but don’t know where to begin? At we understand your dream to learn English! That’s why we’ve created the ESLdirectory Virtual Fair in conjunction with CollegeWeekLive to bring you closer to your future! The ESLdirectory Virtual fair allows you to browse and meet English schools from all over the world, […]

Top Schools for Video Game Development in the United States

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

For an increasing number of international students, the love of playing video games has become the inspiration behind the decision to study video game development at an institution in the United States. Students should look into certain factors when determining which school will suit them best such as the quality and rigor of curriculum, the […]

Tips for Traveling Cheap in the U.S.

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The experiences you gain from traveling may be unforgettable, but they certainly aren’t free. Because traveling can be so expensive, many people don’t think they can afford it and miss out on trips that could have blossomed into beautiful memories. As a current or aspiring international student we know that you aren’t afraid to travel, […]

Working as a Recording Engineer

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Recording engineering is both an art and a science, and working as a recording engineer requires both technical and creative skills. As audio manipulation technology becomes more sophisticated, the recording engineer’s job becomes just as creative and vital as the musician’s in the recording process. Working as a recording engineer means being responsible for preparing […]