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Avoid These 5 Mistakes On Your College Admission Application

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

You have been working for years for this moment. You have studied for exams, written papers, and sacrificed hours of leisure time to ensure your schoolwork is complete. It’s hard to believe that it’s already time, but soon you will be submitting college applications to admissions officers, and all of those years will be condensed […]




The 5 Biggest Mistakes you can make on Your College Admission Essay

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

Though you may not have had all of the answers in your classes and you may not have known all of the questions on the SAT, the college admission essay gives you an opportunity to discuss a topic you’ve been familiar with all your life: you. Even if you’re an expert on yourself, writing about […]




Where to Study Show Production: Los Angeles

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Are you an international student seeking to study at one of the top show production schools in the United States? If so, Los Angeles, California must make it onto your short list of where to study show production. Located on the Pacific Coast of the US, Los Angeles combines year-round sunny weather with boundless opportunities […]




What International Students Need to Know About Liberal Arts

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Are you an international student looking to continue your university education in the United States? If that’s you, then you’ve probably come across a number of American colleges and universities during your search that classify themselves as ‘liberal arts’ institutions. Contrary to what you might think this means, the literal translation is not about being […]




How U.S. Colleges Evaluate Your Application

Posted on July 4th, 2016 by Anum Yoon

American universities are opening their doors to foreign students at a rate that they’ve never done before. More than one million foreign students study in the U.S., which is 50 percent higher than the number in 2010. That dramatic increase is both good and bad news for prospective students. The good news is that schools […]




How to Celebrate July 4th in the USA

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

  Did you know that next week holds a very exciting day for The United States? The Fourth of July is a national holiday that marks the Continental Congress’s adaptation of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, naming the thirteen colonies an independent nation. Every year on the Fourth of July the US becomes a […]




How International Students Can Determine if Greek Life is Right for Them

Posted on June 27th, 2016 by Anum Yoon

The college experience in America is often based around Greek life, especially in media and pop culture. In movies and TV shows, fraternities and sororities are often shown as giant groups of college students throwing parties and being irresponsible. That’s the stereotype that many people hold when they think about Greek life. However, when deciding […]




Study ESL at the Computer Systems Institute

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

The ESL Academy is a division of Computer Systems Institute (CSI). Immersion while formally studying a language allows students to immediately use new language skills and vocabulary words in the real world, which helps to create a more effective learning environment. Students at CSI learn native usage of the English language and become comfortable speaking […]




Places to See and Things to Do in New Hampshire

Posted on June 20th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

If you are a fan of the great outdoors, you will be a huge fan of our list! New Hampshire may be known for having quaint towns and a peaceful atmosphere, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t adventure to be found in the Granite State. Whether you’re looking for a tranquil atmosphere or an adrenaline […]




3 Transfer Problems International Students Should Look Out For

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

For many people, the chance to study abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Although it has clear advantages and will certainly give you memories you’ll never forget, there are a few things to be aware of whether you are already in the United States to study or thinking about going there soon. Specifically, they relate to […]