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Video Game Development at Full Sail University

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

With consoles, computers, handheld devices and now smart phones in more hands than ever, video games are in greater demand than ever before. Without video game developers to conceive, write, design, and program these projects, however, few would be much more than a glimmer in the eye of many. Fortunately for game enthusiasts and would-be [...]

How to Get International Scholarships

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

One of the biggest hurdles to becoming an international student is getting the financial support you need to get abroad! The good news is there are many scholarships out there just waiting for a determined international student like you to receive the award. Follow these steps on how to get international scholarships and make your [...]

Recording Arts for your Eyes and Ears

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

When people think of the recording arts, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is the audio from a recording studio. But to think of recording arts as just dealing with sound is to miss a huge part of the field. Sound interacting with visuals adds another dimension to any recording. Not [...]

Running out of Funds? Start Budgeting!

Posted on January 5th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

International students often find that their finances may be a bit more limited than they would initially like. It’s not easy to be a full time student and have a job, and most students cannot balance both a job and academics. Because students will have limited funds, it is important to have a budget put [...]

Tips for Saving Money on Textbooks

Posted on January 3rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Buying textbooks at the beginning of a semester is like the adult version of school supply shopping. There’s something so gratifying in a stack of new books, the inexplicable excitement of being on the cusp of a new semester. But then you see your grand total pop up on the register, and you wonder how [...]

Highest Paying Jobs in Medicine

Posted on December 31st, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Everyone knows that doctors make a lot of money, but do you know which doctors make the most? Some of the highest paying jobs in medicine may surprise you. 1. General Surgeon Of the highest paying jobs in medicine, this one probably won’t surprise anyone. Being a surgeon is hard. It requires long shifts and [...]

My Dorm Room is How Small?!

Posted on December 29th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

The transition into a dorm room or college apartment can be tough! Student housing units are small and students may feel cramped or uncomfortable in their new space. Tips below help transform these small spaces from a claustrophobic cubicle into a student sanctuary. Decorate with a light color palette Softer colors like white and pastels [...]

Make 2014 Your Best Year Yet!

Posted on December 27th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Ready or not- the New Year is here! For some of you this might only mean a handful of new classes, but for many it means much more. The New Year is a great time to change old ways and incorporate completely new habits! Out with the old and in with the new- let’s get [...]

What Does a Movie Producer Do?

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by Jenny Frankel

Some of the longest movie credits of all time include Alien v Predator with a 12-minute long sequence and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King which was just over nine minutes. It takes a lot of people to create a film. The person who brought them all together is the movie producer. But [...]

Studying in Florida

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

One of the best states for potential international students in the US is Florida. Florida is home to great schools, incredible weather, and world class entertainment like beaches and theme parks. International students from all over the world find themselves in Florida pursuing fun and challenging degrees. Schools There are several great private and state [...]