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Find and Furnish Your Apartment With CORT

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

Studying inside the US is an exciting experience, but it also requires a lot of work and preparation to make the journey happen. Finding a place to live and making sure you have the furnishings you need for the year can be one of the most stressful parts of all preparations- especially if you decide […]

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. […]

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 […]

Three Things That Can Delay Your College Admission

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

It’s a dream you’ve had for a while and you’re finally making it happen: you’re going to apply to study in the US. Although it might seem like it’s an easy enough process, there are many things that can get in the way of you receiving that acceptance letter. Here are three things that can […]

Ways to Reboot During Winter Break

Posted on November 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Let’s face it, being a full time international student in the US is exhausting. Along with having the typical work of a student (classes, exams, study groups, projects, pop quizzes, essays, etc) international students also have to balance this with exploring a new culture, making new friends, and trying to adjust to just about everything […]

Congratulations to the 2016 Travel Video Contest Winners

Posted on November 19th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Our 2016 Travel Video Contest has come to an end and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Not only did we have more entries than in the past, but the quality of videos that we received was amazing! Each year we’re truly inspired by the messages within the videos we receive as they […]

The Viewers’ Choice Winner and Finalists Have Been Named!

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

We are pleased to announce that our 2016 Travel Video Contest Viewers’ Choice winner and finalists have been announced! After spending many hours watching (and re-watching) each of the inspiring 159 entries, our InternationalStudent.com team was finally able to come up with a list of 14 finalists. These 14 finalists in combination with the Viewers’ […]

Sexual Assault as an International Student

Posted on November 8th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Sexual assault in college effects both men and women. In fact, one in 5 women in college are sexually assaulted and 1 in 16 men in college are assaulted. Because of this it’s important to know what sexual assault is, how to try and prevent it from happening to you and what to do if […]

Vote for the Viewers’ Choice Winner in our 2016 Travel Video Contest

Posted on October 28th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

The 2016 Travel Video Contest entries are live and ready for you to watch! This year we received numerous video entries from around the world and they’ve all impressed us beyond our expectations. We’re thrilled to see so many talented individuals wanting to pursue international studies and expand their horizons with travels around the world. […]

Counseling Services on Your Campus

Posted on October 21st, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

College is a time full of transitions, especially as an international student inside the US. A new campus, new friends, new living situation and maybe even a new language- all of the changes can be overwhelming and it’s expected that international students will go through culture-shock. However, college-aged students like you are at an age […]


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