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Studying Broadcasting in Los Angeles

Posted on December 28th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Los Angeles is one of the top destinations for international students coming to the US, as a world-class city with famous beaches, strong culture, many prominent ethnic groups, and the core of the American entertainment industry. Let’s take a closer look at what prospects the City of Angels has to offer to students looking to […]




What are the Best Cities to Study Sociology?

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Deciding where to study sociology in the US can seem pretty daunting. Cities can be attractive locations for international students to study. They tend to be culturally, ethnically and religiously diverse which allows the adventurous student to explore other cultures and gives the homesick student the ability to find a familiar community. The three largest […]




Freshmen Year as an International Student

Posted on December 20th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

This exciting journey was written by Meenakshi Das- a freshman student majoring in Accounting at Mississippi State University. She is an international student from Pune, India who enjoys reading, traveling and writing in her free time. It was the 26th of July, 2014. I felt the velocity of the aircraft increasing from 0 miles to […]




More than Getting Coffee: Recording Arts Internship Expectations

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Students often fear internships. While they serve as great opportunities to learn skills relevant to future careers, internships tend to be associated with busywork, cleaning, and coffee runs. While certainly internships will feature some of these tasks —there’s always a lot more to it, especially in the recording arts fields. A recording arts internship is […]




5 New Year’s Resolutions International Students Should Make

Posted on December 13th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

To get a fresh start on the new year it’s common practice to create a New Year resolution list. If you’re new to the idea of creating resolutions just think of these resolutions as goals- things you want to accomplish, eliminate or include in the upcoming year. Although popular resolutions include items like losing weight, […]




Digital Media Convergence and its Effects on Communications Strategies

Posted on December 8th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

It’s so big, so great of a transformation that the word “change” doesn’t even begin to cover it. Over the past few decades, the media hasn’t changed, it hasn’t altered, it hasn’t evolved. Rather, it has completely converged. The news that used to be printed in newspapers and magazines are now viewed online. The music […]




What is a Producer?

Posted on December 5th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

If you’re an international student wanting to pursue a career as a producer you’ve made a giant leap in the right direction by narrowing down the many jobs in film into one. But even within producing, there are many different types of producers. If you want to work with movies, then you’ll be a movie […]





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