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Staying Safe While Studying In The United States

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by Yessica Prato

Staying safe while you are studying abroad is very important. Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people may take advantage of others, especially international students. When it comes to studying in a different country, one thing is certain – the struggle is very real! Most of the time you are on a tight […]




4 Adjustments International Students in the US Face

Posted on May 19th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

Part of being an international student is getting involved with the culture and customs around you. Customs and traditions differ from place to place. However, in the United States you will notice an incredible amount of diversity. Whether it’s the different people or the extreme changes in weather as you fly from New York to […]




Ways to Socialize as a New International Student

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

The first day of school is always a mix of feelings. Excitement of the new things that are coming, nervousness that we fit in well, and determination to start classes on the right foot are just a few of them. As an international student, a new semester means a new opportunity to get out of […]




How to Live Off-Campus as an International Student

Posted on December 30th, 2016 by Yessica Prato

The rooms in the university residence halls may often make you feel crammed. After all, sharing a bathroom with twenty other people is not an easy task. If you want your own space, it may be time to start looking for a place outside of the dorms. Easy, right? Well, it’s not easy by any […]




How to Save Money on Computers and Binders for College

Posted on June 6th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

As an international student, you know first hand how expensive a quality education can be. Between paying for tuition,  textbooks, paper, highlighters, and at least 50 other random necessities your wallet can feel pretty empty. Luckily, we’ve got some great ideas to help you save money on computers and binders for college! Computers Having access to a computer is imperative […]




Should you Pursue a Graduate Degree?

Posted on May 30th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Whether you’ve just graduated with your bachelor’s degree or you’re debating on heading back to school years after you’ve obtained your bachelor’s degree, the option to pursue a graduate degree can be a tempting one when you’re wanting to find ways to leverage your career. However, there are a few items that might have you […]




Stay on Top of your Online Class

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Taking a college class online or earning an online degree in the comfort of your own home sounds practical, and like it would allow you to relax and stay on top of your online class- but is it really? Although the idea sounds great in theory, taking an online class is still taking a college […]




How to Save Money on School Supplies: Textbook Edition

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

As an international student, you already have a ton of both expected and unexpected expenses. Whether it’s thousands of dollars for tuition or money for rent, grocery bills or flights back home, payments can accumulate very quickly!Not to worry we’re here to show you how to save money on school supplies: textbook edition Though you […]




America’s Favorite Foods (Yum!)

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The United States has always been a melting pot of cultures, so it makes sense that the food would follow suit! Over the years, recipes from around the world have been heavily improvised with different ingredients and processes to create a hodgepodge of American culinary cuisine. Not to sell the United States short, there are […]




Healthy Eating in the USA

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Healthy eating in a new country? It may sound a little hard, but not to worry, we’re here to help! As an international student it can be extremely difficult knowing what your dining options will be in an unfamiliar country, not to mention being able to differentiate the healthy choices from the not so healthy […]





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