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Hangout Thursday: Things to Keep in Mind when Finding a US College

Posted on February 13th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you want to study in the US but don’t know how to start the process of finding a school- you won’t want to miss our Hangout this upcoming Thursday: Things to Keep in Mind when Finding a US College. Our February guest advisor from the University of Alabama, Caitlin Kelley, will be joining me […]

Prepare a Teaching Portfolio for your Future Career

Posted on February 6th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Prepare a teaching portfolio for your future career Aspiring teachers like you will need more than just a resume to land a job in your field- most employers will ask for a teaching portfolio. This portfolio will give you a chance to shine and express to the employers your experience, skills and work ethic. International […]

McNeese State University Wants to Hangout with You!

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

  Looking for a great college in the US? Look no further. Preble Girard, the Director of International Programs, is teaming up with InternationalStudent.com for a free, online event that will give you the inside scoop on studying at McNeese State University as an international student. She will give a short presentation about the school […]

Your Timeline for Studying in the US

Posted on January 30th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you want to become an international student in the US start researching how to make your dream a reality. Having the opportunity to study in the US will not happen overnight- the entire process can take up to a year or longer. Get started today by following the timeline for study in the US […]

What to Expect when Studying Marketing in the US: Culture Shock!

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Is this appropriate to wear to class? Am I allowed to say that? Is it a hand shake or two kisses on the cheek…or just one? AHHH. Welcome to culture shock; it’s the answer to your question about what to expect when studying marketing in the US. Almost all international students experience some form of […]

The Inside Scoop on Studying Abroad in the UK

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

You’ve been thinking about it for a while and you’ve finally made the decision to do it. Although it will take months to prepare you know it will be worth it… you’re going to study abroad in the United Kingdom! You will want to start by getting as much information as possible right away. If […]

Should you Take Tourism Management Courses in the US?

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Taking tourism management courses in the U.S. is a smart choice for international students. It is a common belief that they may have an advantage in the industry because of their exposure to foreign cultures. Normally tourism degree programs require a student to learn about another language or culture because the industry involves catering and […]

5 (Frightening) Things International Students Experience

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Embarking on your first semester as an international student is exciting! You’ve been forewarned to get ready for the best year or semester of your life and that although you might run into a small “culture shock bump” the journey is worth it. Yes, this is completely true. However, a warning on culture shock is […]

Join our Hangout for an Inside Look at Life in the US

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning to study in the US you might have already researched items like finding financial aid, getting your F1 visa and working on-campus. One area you might have overlooked, but is just as important, is what to expect when it comes to your social life and studying in the US. Becoming an international […]

Living With the Land When Studying Agriculture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Have you ever thought that an amusement park and agriculture could be connected? Well at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida this dream can come true. Walt Disney World has four theme parks on the property and one of them, Epcot theme park, is home to ‘The Land’ pavilion. The Land Pavilion was built to […]