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What all International Students Should Know About US Healthcare

Posted on March 9th, 2018 by Yessica Prato

Coming to the United States as an international student is an exciting adventure. The US culture is very unique and the vastness of this country offers a place for everyone. However, one important aspect of your trip should be protecting your health. While traveling to a different country can be a great experience, you want […]

Ways to Celebrate in December as an International Student

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

December is almost upon us which means the holidays and end-of-year celebrations will keep you busy while on Winter break. In countries around the globe, December is a month of festivities, religious days, family time, and getting rest. If you are wondering how to best enjoy the month, here are some of the most popular […]

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 […]

Summer Travels on an International Student Budget

Posted on April 28th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

May is just around the corner and summer will start before you know it! Whether you’re graduating and already have a job lined up for the summer, or are still trying to figure out what to do during your summer break- if you are going to do any sort of traveling this summer, there are […]

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 […]

Tips for Traveling Cheap in the U.S.

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The experiences you gain from traveling may be unforgettable, but they certainly aren’t free. Because traveling can be so expensive, many people don’t think they can afford it and miss out on trips that could have blossomed into beautiful memories. As a current or aspiring international student we know that you aren’t afraid to travel, […]

Places to See and Things to Do in New Hampshire

Posted on June 20th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

If you are a fan of the great outdoors, you will be a huge fan of our list! New Hampshire may be known for having quaint towns and a peaceful atmosphere, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t adventure to be found in the Granite State. Whether you’re looking for a tranquil atmosphere or an adrenaline […]

Places to See and Things to Do in North Dakota

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

In September of 1883 Theodore Roosevelt (the 26th president of the US) visited the wild and uncivilized state of North Dakota on a buffalo hunting trip. Struck by the sheer loveliness of the landscape, Roosevelt called the state “a world of beauty and color and limitless space,” and actually purchased two ranches in North Dakota […]

Make The Most from Your Summer Vacation

Posted on April 29th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

After studying for exams late at night, working long hours writing papers, and doing more than your share of a group project, you deserve a summer break! Students in the U.S. relish their summers as a time to relax and not fret about all of their school responsibilities. If you’re spending your summer in the […]


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