The International Student Blog

How to Save Money on School Supplies: Textbook Edition

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

As an international student, you already have a ton of both expected and unexpected expenses. Whether it’s thousands of dollars for tuition or money for rent, grocery bills or flights back home, payments can accumulate very quickly!Not to worry we’re here to show you how to save money on school supplies: textbook edition Though you […]

Places to See and Things to Do in North Dakota

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

In September of 1883 Theodore Roosevelt (the 26th president of the US) visited the wild and uncivilized state of North Dakota on a buffalo hunting trip. Struck by the sheer loveliness of the landscape, Roosevelt called the state “a world of beauty and color and limitless space,” and actually purchased two ranches in North Dakota […]

Connect with Job Opportunities with an Online Profile

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Today, nearly everyone has some sort of online presence. It’s how everyone stays connected! But are you connecting on a professional level? Most jobs today are found through connections, like through a professional online profile that can help connect you to future employers, see the connection? Here are steps to connect with job opportunities with […]

Get the Most out of Your College Degree: Recap from McNeese State University’s Engineering and Computer Science Hangout

Posted on May 13th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

As international students, you deserve every opportunity to succeed in the US. You deserve to afford your education, have attentive teachers, knowledgeable advisors, and have hands-on learning experiences that will give you the tools you need to succeed after you graduate.  At McNeese State University, you will receive the most out of your US education […]

Join our Live Hangout with McNeese State University and Learn about their College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

Posted on May 10th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Dreaming of a career in Engineering or Computer Sciences? Join McNeese State University as they discuss scholarships, STEM extension programs and student career outcomes. During the hangout you will meet Preble Girard, Director of International Programs and Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, Dean and Professor of Mechanical Engineering from MSU. The Hangout will begin live on Thursday, […]

McNeese State University Hangout; Learn About Science Degrees with Real Career Opportunities!

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Missed out on our McNeese State hangout? No problem! Here you can find a brief overview of the different science programs and career opportunities MSU offers. MSU also offers incredible scholarship opportunities for their international students. You will learn all about this and more, right here! McNeese State University is located in Lake Charles, Louisiana […]

Make Your Studies Pay off! Hangout with McNeese State University to Learn How!

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

The Google Hangout will be held at 8:30 am EST on Thursday, May 5th, 2016. Sign up for the event!  Wondering which University programs will offer big rewards later? You can learn how, right here! Join as we partner up with Preble Girard, Director of International Programs at McNeese State University for this free and […]

Make The Most from Your Summer Vacation

Posted on April 29th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

After studying for exams late at night, working long hours writing papers, and doing more than your share of a group project, you deserve a summer break! Students in the U.S. relish their summers as a time to relax and not fret about all of their school responsibilities. If you’re spending your summer in the […]

7 Rules for Keeping in Touch

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Going back home for summer break or after graduation is exciting!  You get to see your family and friends again, eat your favorite local meals and remember where it is that you came from. While you’re getting back into the swing of things back home, don’t forget to keep in touch with your new friends […]

America’s Favorite Foods (Yum!)

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The United States has always been a melting pot of cultures, so it makes sense that the food would follow suit! Over the years, recipes from around the world have been heavily improvised with different ingredients and processes to create a hodgepodge of American culinary cuisine. Not to sell the United States short, there are […]