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5 Surprising Items You Need When Studying in the US

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you plan on studying in the US there are a few items that are more obvious than others when it comes to what you need to bring with you. For example, you more than likely already know you need to bring your passport, your luggage and an alternative photo ID. However, there are a […]




Everyone Seems to Love Small Businesses, But What is a Small Business?

Posted on January 29th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

If you’ve ever paid attention to American politics, one phrase that gets batted around constantly is “small business.” Small business are praised as the foundation of the country, lauded as pinnacles of the American dream, and used as political leverage in a variety of contentious issues. But what is a small business? Is small business […]




Details on Studying Criminal Justice Inside the US

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you missed our hangout last week and you want details on studying criminal justice inside the US- you missed a lot! Colin Wiggins, international admissions specialist from CUNY-John Jay College of Criminal Justice joined the hangout to bring special inside information on not only what to expect from pursuing a degree in criminal justice […]




Is Public Relations Right for You?

Posted on January 22nd, 2016 by Michael Burgess

Every business organization needs some form of a public relations department to handle pressing issues and portray a positive image to the public. International students who like to deal with the media, find solutions to challenging problems, and want to be the face of a large organization will find that studying Public Relations is the right […]




Hangout Alert: Study Criminal Justice Inside the US

Posted on January 18th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re considering a degree in criminal justice you won’t want to miss our live Hangout On Air this Thursday, January 21st at 11am EST. We will be joined by Colin Wiggins from CUNY- John Jay College of Criminal Justice to bring you the latest information on what to expect when studying criminal justice in […]




Study Business at Felician College

Posted on January 15th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Many students first look to larger universities when trying to find where they will pursue their business degree. However, keep in mind that a high-quality business education can be found at smaller universities and colleges, and these institutions should not be overlooked. One option for international students to get a top-notch business education at a […]




Reasons to Arrive in your Host Country Early

Posted on January 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

When you study inside the United States it’s common to take a look at when your classes begin and then try to plan your journey around that date. However, what you’ll soon discover is that as an international student inside the United States there are a number of good reasons to arrive in your host […]




Paying Politicians More

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

A recent article at Freakonomics.com asks the intriguing question: “Would Paying Politicians More Attract Better Politicians?” Politicians in America already get paid quite a bit of money; in fact some might even argue that they get paid too much. However, the question being asked by the website is not whether or not it would be […]




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 […]