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Volunteering as an International Student

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by Yessica Prato

Summer can be used as a time to recharge your batteries and relax until the next school year comes. Although taking time for yourself is important, when you study abroad you want to make sure you are maximizing your experience. You may accomplish this by traveling, working or taking summer classes. However, the US also […]




10 Iconic American Movies You Should See Before Studying In The US

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Adjusting to life in the US is more than just learning English or eating American food. If you really want to learn more about American culture, what better way than by watching popular American movies! Your new friends in the US will most likely surprise you from time to time by quoting their favorite movie […]




How to Get Answers to Questions on Studying in the US

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Summer is already here and it’s a great time to start making your plans to study in the US. As you start to gather information, you may have numerous questions that arise, and you might not be sure how to get answers to questions on studying in the US. However, we’re able to help you […]




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 […]




The Aviation Industry is More Than Just Being a Pilot

Posted on May 26th, 2017 by Connor Smith

The aviation industry is more than just being a pilot. Being a pilot is just a small piece of what goes into the aviation industry. The aviation industry is a complex industry with many components from what makes the world’s airports function, current industry trends to planning and design. Where can you learn about these […]




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 […]




Continue your English Education at Arizona State University

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by Connor Smith

If you’re looking for somewhere in the U.S. to continue your education, do it at Arizona State. The Arizona State University (ASU) Global Launch program is designed for international students to take their English abilities to the next level while getting a real American college experience. Located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona State is […]




Sign Up to Join the International Students Day Online Fair

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

As an international student it can be difficult to try to get in contact with the school that you would like to attend. Luckily, International Students Day is a free online fair just for international students that want to talk to US colleges and universities. During this event you will have the opportunity to learn […]




How to Build Good Credit in the US as an International Student

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by Connor Smith

As an international student inside the US, it’s wise to know your credit score and start building your credit now. What is a credit score? Your credit score essentially reflects how much of a financial risk you would be if you were loaned money. Building a good credit score means it will be possible (and […]




Don’t Forget to File Your Tax Return

Posted on April 14th, 2017 by Connor Smith

April 18th is approaching fast, don’t forget to file your tax return! If you are an international student studying in the United States you must file your tax return on or before April 18th!  Every international student and their dependents (including spouses and children) are required to file their taxes if they were living in […]





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