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Mind What You Read and What you Hear, Don’t be Fooled this April Fools’ Day!

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by Connor Smith

If you are studying in the US you may think April 1st is just another day, however, April 1st is the day of fools, better known as April Fools’ Day. What is April Fools’ Day? This holiday is celebrated worldwide, including in the US, by pranking your family, friends or co-workers by playing light hearted […]

How to Use the InternationalStudent.com School Search Tool

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

Did you know that InternationalStudent.com has a school search tool to help you find a college or university that will meet specific criteria? Best of all, it’s a free and quick service. Here are some quick steps on how to use the InternationalStudent.com school search tool. First, you need to visit our school search page. […]

Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder…Or Does It?

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Are you in a committed relationship and thinking about studying abroad? Is it possible to be in a long distance relationship while apart and located across the world? They say distance makes the heart grow fonder…or does it? One of the greatest opportunities you can have in college is studying abroad. Studying abroad is a […]

Your Spring Break on a Budget

Posted on March 10th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

It’s almost time for your Spring break! By now you’re well into your Spring semester and need a break from being in the library all day. Spring break is your time to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather, but sometimes the cost of going on a trip can feel more like a big headache. Some […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the US as an International Student

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

Each year in March the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois runs green between Columbus and Wacker Drive. Nearly 400,000 people enjoy the brightly colored river while listening to bagpipes play in the near distance. What event is so large that it can turn a river green? St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday […]


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