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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 […]

Importance of Networking for International Students in the US

Posted on January 12th, 2018 by Yessica Prato

The word networking can fall under two categories: Social and Business. Both are very important as it is a way to create a support system for both personal and professional development. Social networking or socializing tends to be less intimidating for international students. However, when you travel to the US to complete your degree, it […]

Safety Comes First At Michigan Tech

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

“Houghton is a safe place where that you can walk on the street at midnight enjoy the stars and moonlight without any fear” – Lifan If you’re still researching for an English Language Institute that has excellent safety we’ve done some of the work for you. Michigan Technological University has been recognized by several publications […]

New Year’s Resolutions and How to Achieve Them

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by Connor Smith

It’s hard to believe, but 2017 is almost over! This means that the New Year is right around the corner. A popular tradition in the United States is creating your own New Year’s resolution. You may be asking yourself, what is that? A New Year’s resolution is where you make a promise to yourself to […]

Ways to Celebrate in December as an International Student

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

December is almost upon us which means the holidays and end-of-year celebrations will keep you busy while on Winter break. In countries around the globe, December is a month of festivities, religious days, family time, and getting rest. If you are wondering how to best enjoy the month, here are some of the most popular […]

Announcing the 2017 Travel Video Contest Winners

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Travel Video Contest winners have been chosen! This year we received 103 eligible contest entries from around the globe and we couldn’t have been more pleased with the quality of videos as the passion and drive was able to shine through in each one. If you’ve been […]

CollegeWeekLive International Students Day – November

Posted on November 13th, 2017 by Connor Smith

CollegeWeekLive International Students Day is back again! Are you unsure of what it’s like to study abroad? This free university fair online is just for international students on November 15th from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m., EST. During this event you’ll have the opportunity to chat with admission representatives from over 90 universities like NYU, […]


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