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Ways to Live Like a Local as an International Student in the US

Posted on April 13th, 2018 by Connor Smith

Have you ever heard the expression, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do!”? This is the mantra you should adopt when you become an international student in the US! The most important thing when studying abroad is to immerse yourself in that culture. Go in with the attitude that you are a sponge, ready […]

Southeast Europe US College Student Fairs Tour

Posted on March 30th, 2018 by Rachel Rollins

If you’re a student living in Southeast Europe then get ready! Colleges and universities from the US are touring all over Europe to come meet and talk with students that want to study in the US. Take a look at the fair dates below and find out more information about a fair near you by […]

Need Help With Tax Form 8843? Use our Online Wizard!

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 by Bryanna Davis

It’s tax season in the United States and international students are not excluded from this time of year. Every international student and their dependent(s) must complete and submit Form 8843 to the IRS on or before April 17th. Even if you did not receive income last year- you’re still obligated to complete a Form 8843. […]

What all International Students Should Know About US Healthcare

Posted on March 9th, 2018 by Yessica Prato

Coming to the United States as an international student is an exciting adventure. The US culture is very unique and the vastness of this country offers a place for everyone. However, one important aspect of your trip should be protecting your health. While traveling to a different country can be a great experience, you want […]

Ways to Save Money as an International Student

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by Jacqueline Schultz

The cost of study in the US can be overwhelming. However, that should not prevent students from taking advantage of the unique opportunity to become an international student. There are ways to save money as an international student by simply implementing a few strategies and cutting unnecessary costs. Here are just a few ways to […]

College Fairs in Vietnam

Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by Rachel Rollins

Calling all students in Vietnam! US colleges and universities are making their spring tour across Asia to meet students like you who want to study in the US. This March schools like Northwest Missouri State University are coming to multiple cities in Vietnam. Look at the fair dates below to find one closest to you! […]

How to Study in the USA on a Limited Budget

Posted on February 20th, 2018 by Connor Smith

Leaving your home country to study in the United States is a massive adventure! However, this adventure also comes with a massive price tag. Tuition, housing, textbooks… it all adds up really fast!  Fortunately, there are ways to avoid breaking the bank when studying in the US. You can still study in the US and […]

Winter Carnival at English Language Institute at Michigan Tech

Posted on February 7th, 2018 by Rachel Rollins

When the snow starts to fall, students studying in the English Language Institute at Michigan Tech take advantage of all the fun winter activities on campus! Every February, the campus community celebrates Winter Carnival. During the week-long carnival, students can participate in: ● Downhill Skiing ● Ice Bowling ● Curling ● Cross-Country Skiing ● Beard […]

5 Tips On How to Choose a US College

Posted on February 2nd, 2018 by Connor Smith

Figuring out which school is right for you can be a lot of pressure, but it doesn’t have to be. With thousands of schools to choose from it can be easy to get caught up in overthinking your options. You may end up making some mistakes when it comes to how to choose your dream […]

Students in India and Malaysia: Meet With US Schools in February

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by Rachel Rollins

It’s time to start off the New Year strong, and the best way to do that is to gain more knowledge about studying in the US. Schools in the US are seeking out international students and are coming to visit your high school and college fairs in your home country. The school fairs below will […]


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