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Making your Money Stretch When on an International Student Budget

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

If you had a twenty-dollar bill, would you know how many or what types of things you could buy in the United States? As an international student, it is important to have a good idea of what a dollar (or twenty) can buy, specially when on a tight budget. It may seem like technology will […]




Why You Should Attend the International Students Day Virtual Fair

Posted on February 15th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Finding the right college for you can be overwhelming but don’t make it more complicated than it has to be, learn why you should attend a online college fair. Attending an online college fair is a great way to learn about tons of different colleges and universities in a short time. CollegeWeekLive is hosting a […]




Conquer Public Speaking

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

The night before I have to speak in public is always the worst. I can’t sleep, I have a pit in my stomach and I think of everything that could go wrong when I am public speaking. In college I failed at public speaking. In fact, on many occasions when I was presenting I would […]




Why Do You Love Your School? Tell Us Why Until Valentine’s Day!

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Connor Smith

With Valentine’s Day coming up we have one question for you…”Why do you love your school?” Tell us why until Valentine’s Day! We want to hear from you about why you love your school! Up until Valentine’s Day on February 14th we want to hear on our Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus pages why you love […]




Learn More about Studying English at Arizona State University

Posted on January 27th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Arizona State University (ASU) is more than a university, it’s a place where ideas are valued and the impossible is possible! For over 40 years, Arizona State University Global Launch program has provided Intensive English instruction for students from over 160 countries! Learn more about studying English at Arizona State University where students receive high […]




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 […]




Have You Ever Considered Getting Your Degree Online?

Posted on January 6th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Have you ever considered getting your degree online? Online classes are a great alternative to having to physically attend a college or university campus each day, but with all of the benefit of earning a top education! Nottingham Trent University is an excellent school if you’re considering an online degree and they offer a variety […]




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 […]




Etiquette When Going Home with Friends for the Holidays

Posted on December 16th, 2016 by Monica Stormark

One of the best ways to experience the cultural and individual traditions of the holiday season in the US is to spend it with an American family. If you have been invited to spend Christmas, Hanukkah, etc. with a friend and their family, you may be excited and perhaps a bit apprehensive especially if you’ll […]




Celebrate the Season: The Secular Scene

Posted on December 9th, 2016 by Monica Stormark

You don’t have to be of a particular faith to be festive and celebrate the end of the year holiday season. While many events will center around Christmas this December, they won’t all necessarily have a religious aspect. Many of the activities available are mostly secular or heavily commercialized, but nonetheless enjoyable. For instance, holiday […]