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Safety Comes First At Michigan Tech

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

“Houghton is a safe place 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 as […]

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, […]

The Viewers’ Choice Winner & Finalists Are Here!

Posted on November 10th, 2017 by Connor Smith

We are thrilled to announce that the 2017 Travel Video Contest finalists and Viewers’ Choice Winner have been selected! Our team enjoyed spending hours watching and re-watching each of the 103 submissions from all over the world. Out of these impressive videos we have finally  narrowed it down to our 15 finalists, including the Viewers’ […]

Taking Free Electives in College

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 by Connor Smith

College is a time when you can try new things and really discover who you are, in fact, a number of people don’t finish college with the same major that they started with. You’re exposed to a lot of new people, ways of thinking and a variety of classes. When you study in the US […]

Why More Students Are Choosing a Community College

Posted on October 27th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Last week we had the great pleasure of visiting Valencia College at their campus in Orlando, Florida! After talking with Talia, Director of International Student Recruitment at Valencia College, and May, a current international student from Brazil, we learned why students at this community college never want the ride to end! To help you catch-up, […]

Happening Today: Valencia College’s Live Online Event

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Happening today is Valencia College’s live online event! During the event you’ll learn about the amazing opportunities that Valencia College offers their international students. Set a reminder now to join the event at the following: Friday, October 19th, 2017 at 11 am EST Valencia College’s live online event will give you more information, a better […]

Join Our Live Video Event As We Visit Valencia College

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Join our live video event as we visit Valencia College at their campus in Orlando, Florida on Friday, October 20th 2017.  In this free event you’ll have the opportunity to ask your questions to Talia, the Director of the International Student Office. You’ll also meet May, a current international student at Valencia College from Brazil. […]


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