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What to Look for in a College Town

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

You can instantly think of the best store back home to buy your favorite snacks, the best restaurants to grab lunch, and the best coffee shops to study with friends (with free Wi-Fi, of course), but what about in the US?  Finding the perfect college town to fit your needs can be almost as important […]




Latin America Hangs Out with Mississippi State University

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Missed our Google Hangout with Mississippi State University last week? No problem! Here, you can find a brief overview on what programs are available to Latin American students at MSU. During the hangout we talked to Karin Lee, International Student Director from Mississippi State University, about the 175 different undergraduate and graduate degrees you can […]




How Necessary is a Game Design Internship?

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

If you enjoy playing and creating video games, now is the time to turn that passion into the foundation for a successful career! Regardless if you’ve already started your degree in game design, or if you’re still weighing the pros and cons, it’s important to know just how impactful an internship can be on your […]




Why Study Architecture?

Posted on February 29th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Are you considering a college degree in architecture, but not sure where the skills and diploma can take your career? Read on for four great reasons to study architecture as an international student! Architecture is a creative and artful way to make an impact on society. After all, architects build modern homes to fit the […]




Hangout with Mississippi State University Tomorrow

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you live in Central or South America or Mexico, this Hangout is for you. Choosing the right program to study in the USA as international students can be challenging. Join our interactive Google Hangout with Mississippi State University to find out what programs MSU offers its Latin America students. Get an inside look into […]




Spring Break Travel to Compliment your Degree

Posted on February 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Spring break is a great time to rejuvenate before your last big push of the year during finals week. Although many students head to the beach or take a trip home during spring break, others know that it’s also a great time to have fun while still learning! If you’re included in the latter, we […]




Working in Web Development in California

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by Ben Cohen

If you’re an international student who recently graduated with a web design degree, you may be wondering where some of the best locations to work in web development in the US are if you’re going to participate in OPT. The state of California has a great many advantages for budding web designers and web developers, […]




College Checklist for Careers in Education

Posted on February 17th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

College Checklist for Careers in Education If you’re pursuing a teaching career, preparation is imperative. The field of education is competitive, and now that you are working toward a career in education there are certain opportunities, skills and lessons you should experience before looking for your career. International students should take advantage of this college […]




5 Dorm Room Items Every International Student Will Need

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students inside the United States will live the dorms (also known as residence hall) during their first semester or year. Not only is this a great way to save money as dorms are often cheaper than living in an apartment, but it’s a great way to meet new students. However, living in a […]




Do You Need a Master’s Degree in Communication

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

Do You Need a Master’s Degree in Communication Congratulations, you made it. You worked long hours, went through many restless nights of studying, writing, calculating and crying. Now, the tassel is yours. But wait. What’s next? It’s now time to decide whether you should repeat the process again and earn a master’s degree in communication. […]