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Facebook and Twitter Enhancements for 2012

Posted on January 14th, 2012 by Apinant Hoontrakul

As we head into the new year, we are excited to announce important enhancements to our International Student Facebook and Twitter accounts! Not only has our number of fans continue to grow, International Student’s Facebook fan page and Twitter handle will now be the new social media hub for our family of international student websites. Instead of having to fan or follow us across multiple accounts and sites – we now offer international students one convenient source for all the very latest social media action.

The sites that we are integrating into one are: – our main site offers information about studying abroad, including useful advice pages for studying in the USA, UK and Australia along with our dedicated study abroad center for US students who want to travel abroad. â€“ finding the correct health and travel insurance plan is often overlooked by most students, but an essential part of any travel or study experience. International Student Insurance offer low cost, comprehensive plans that could save you up to $700 when compared to your schools insurance plan! â€“ funding your education abroad experience is the most challenging for many students. International Student Loan provides students with a unique loan comparison tool which shows you loans that fits your specific situation, and its designed just for international students. â€“ locating an english language school (ESL) is the first step for many international students. The ESL Directory is where you can find schools from around the world dedicated to teaching and improving your English language skills.

Whether you are looking for information about which University you should apply for, where to find scholarships, what health insurance plan will save you the most money, how to find a loan to finance your study abroad… with this integration we will be able have a social community where students from around the world can talk about and find information about anything relating to international education.

For most of our fans – the integration will be seamless if you currently fan or follow us on our main international student Facebook and Twitter account. However if you are a follower of one of our other sites, please join us today and move across – over time we will be closing down the other account.

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3 Responses to “Facebook and Twitter Enhancements for 2012”

  1. Krish Says:

    Standing in the age of technology Email alone is no longer an effective tool for reaching today’s students. Surely, they can login to their institution’s portal to access Learning Management System when necessary — but the vast majority of them check their mobile phones and social networking sites multiple times per day. In fact, studies show that about 60% – 70% students around the world like to spend an average of almost 7-8 hours a day using these technologies.

  2. seerly Says:

    This is exactly what I needed to read at the moment. I really like this post. I will make sure to keep this in mind whenever I start stressing out about finals.

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