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Top Tips When Applying for an Internship in the US

Posted on January 4th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students inside the US have the opportunity to gain real world work experience during their studies through OPT or CPT. Although both OPT and CPT will have limitations in which you need to closely follow, it’s a great chance to build up your resume and industry knowledge. However, the process of applying for […]




What is an MBA? Breaking Down the Masters in Business Administration

Posted on January 1st, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Just about everywhere you look these days you’ll see ads for MBAs and hear people talking about going back to get their MBA. Online, on the bus, on billboards, and on our favorite TV shows. MBAs seem like pretty important things! But what is an MBA? What’s so special about a masters in business administration […]




Hangout Recap: What to Expect When Completing a College Application

Posted on December 29th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you missed our hangout on what to expect when completing a college application here’s a sneak peek at the information that was covered. During our Hangout we were joined by special guest William Velez from Chemeketa Community College. At Chemeketa Community College, William is an International Admissions and Recruitment Specialist, and provided great insight […]




Mapping your Undergraduate Degree in Game Design

Posted on December 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Even with the past economic roller-coaster, game design majors in the United States are still able to obtain successful careers in a sector of the US economy that has continued to thrive. These students will also be able to work with some of the most recognized and successful game design studios in the world. However, […]




Back to College in 2016

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

It’s a new year, which means it’s a fresh start! If 2015 didn’t go quite as planned, now is your chance to take control and make the changes you want to see. Here are a few ways that international students inside the US like you can make 2016 a great year and see progress during […]




Marketing Making the World A Better Place

Posted on December 18th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Aside from the many employment possibilities and cool job description…why study marketing? Maybe you never considered this before, but becoming a marketing professional can give you the opportunity to make the world a better place. Let’s look at a unique marketing campaign called The Waiting Time Experiment for example. Did you know that in Germany […]




What to Expect When Completing a College Application

Posted on December 15th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Thursday, December 17th at 11am EST we will be hosting our next live Hangout On Air to bring you information on what to expect when completing a college application. Submitting your application can be frightening but preparing yourself on what to expect can help ease any anxiety you might have. Join our hangout as we […]




International Education is on the Rise

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Each year the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs report on top information when it comes to international students coming to the US and US students studying abroad.  The findings are reported and released in the annual Open Doors report. The 2015 […]




Science Goes Hand and Hand With Agriculture

Posted on December 7th, 2015 by Jennah Knight

Science can be as simple as planting one green bean and knowing that sun and water is needed for the green bean seed to sprout. If you enjoy science then a degree in agriculture is for you. So why study agriculture? If you are a problem solver then a degree in agriculture is for you. […]




Hangout with Mississippi State University

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 by Victoria Troupe

Trying to figure out where to study in the USA can be a difficult challenge for many international students. We recently held an interactive Google Hangout to give students an inside looking into Mississippi State University and how they offer a TRUE American college experience, both socially and academically, with over 80 different majors and many […]