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Studying Broadcasting in Big Markets vs. Small Markets

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

A common misconception in the aspiring broadcaster’s search for some of the best broadcasting schools is that studying broadcasting in big markets is the only way to gain the experience and contacts needed to succeed. Massive metropolises like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago thus become the main focus for prospective broadcasting students to hunt […]




Diving into the Real World: Top Business Internships

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

It would be difficult to overestimate the importance of internships for business students. There is absolutely no better way to get a grip on the business world than by experiencing it firsthand. There are thousands of internships out there, but here are just a few of the best business internship opportunities. Google, Inc. Though most […]




Prepare for your Job Search as an International Student in the US

Posted on March 27th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The process of finding a job is not easy and at times it might even be more stressful than exciting. If you’re an international student you have a few additional hurdles that might make this process even more complicated like ensuring that your employment complies with your visa work regulations. However, we have a number […]




Attend Full Sail University for an Entertainment and Media Career

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Full Sail University embraces “creativity, imagination, and original ideas” for students who are interested in entertainment and media careers. With over 8,000 students coming from 65 countries worldwide, Full Sail welcomes international students to the sunny Florida area, despite the city name Winter Park. Students seeking an undergraduate degree in communications should consider Full Sail […]




Things to do When Studying in New York City

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by Devan Johnson

Students trying to find things to do when studying in New York City will have a vast wealth of things to do in New York to keep them occupied on weekends and over breaks. At some point, students who study in New York City should take the time to visit its historical landmarks, such as […]




Hangout for Tips on Filing Taxes as an International Student

Posted on March 13th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re an international student inside the US don’t forget that you must file taxes before April 15th. What exactly does filing taxes entail? Everyone’s situation will be different, therefore, filing taxes won’t always be the same for each international student- it will depend on your situation. However, one thing is certain: every international student […]




Top Tips for Prospective Literature Students

Posted on March 8th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

So you’ve figured out the answer to the question “Why study literature?” and you’ve decided that a degree in literature is the thing for you. But the literature programs you’re looking into don’t really kick off until a student’s later years – sophomore, maybe even junior year. What can you do right off the bat […]




Study to Become a Pilot

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Being a pilot is hard work. As an international student studying aviation it is good to know the types of programs available so that you know where to study aviation and what certifications and degrees are required. More and more pilots are being required to have two or four year degrees in an aviation related […]




Pathway Programs Inside the United States

Posted on February 27th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Many students around the world want to study in the United States after improving their English Language skills. Because of this, Pathway Programs are steadily increasing in popularity as they allow students to begin their journey in the US as they improve their English language skills. Pathway Programs begin with international students participating in a […]




How to Find the Perfect Summer Marketing Internship

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

It’s almost summer which means it’s time to start the hunt for an internship. If you enter the words “summer marketing internship” into your Google search engine you will be bombarded with thousands of internship opportunities all over the US. To narrow your search, and find out what kind of internship suites you best, first […]