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The Viewers’ Choice Winner & Finalists Are Here!

Posted on November 10th, 2017 by Connor Smith

We are thrilled to announce that the 2017 Travel Video Contest finalists and Viewers’ Choice Winner have been selected! Our team enjoyed spending hours watching and re-watching each of the 103 submissions from all over the world. Out of these impressive videos we have finally  narrowed it down to our 15 finalists, including the Viewers’ […]

Taking Free Electives in College

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 by Connor Smith

College is a time when you can try new things and really discover who you are, in fact, a number of people don’t finish college with the same major that they started with. You’re exposed to a lot of new people, ways of thinking and a variety of classes. When you study in the US […]

Why More Students Are Choosing a Community College

Posted on October 27th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Last week we had the great pleasure of visiting Valencia College at their campus in Orlando, Florida! After talking with Talia, Director of International Student Recruitment at Valencia College, and May, a current international student from Brazil, we learned why students at this community college never want the ride to end! To help you catch-up, […]

Happening Today: Valencia College’s Live Online Event

Posted on October 20th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Happening today is Valencia College’s live online event! During the event you’ll learn about the amazing opportunities that Valencia College offers their international students. Set a reminder now to join the event at the following: Friday, October 19th, 2017 at 11 am EST Valencia College’s live online event will give you more information, a better […]

Join Our Live Video Event As We Visit Valencia College

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Join our live video event as we visit Valencia College at their campus in Orlando, Florida on Friday, October 20th 2017.  In this free event you’ll have the opportunity to ask your questions to Talia, the Director of the International Student Office. You’ll also meet May, a current international student at Valencia College from Brazil. […]

Find a Homestay Program in the United States of America

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by Connor Smith

When making the decision to study abroad or travel deciding where you will stay should be at the top of your list. One of the best ways to really experience a culture is by doing a homestay program. What is a Homestay? Homestay program companies arrange for you to live with local hosts or families […]

Fall Festivals and Activities for International Students To Attend In The US

Posted on September 29th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

As the leaves turn from green to bright orange, red, and yellow, students like you start pouring into colleges. Although fall in the US always directly correlates with a new school year, getting ready for classes isn’t the only focus students have during this time. The fall semester brings with it a variety of activities that international […]

Free College Fair for Nigerian Students

Posted on September 22nd, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

Are you a student that lives in Nigeria and want to study in the US? Good news! Northwest Missouri State University is touring throughout Nigeria and want to meet you. Below are the dates and location of where they will be visiting. Find a location that is closest to you and pre-register for the event […]

Parade of Nations at Michigan Technological University

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

In the United States, fall is one of the most exciting seasons of the year! Students look forward to starting new classes and seeing fresh faces on campus. At Michigan Technological University you can find the best of fall at the Parade of Nations. Michigan Tech proudly hosts over 1,200 international students and visiting scholars […]

Our 2017 Travel Video Contest Is Now Open!

Posted on September 3rd, 2017 by Connor Smith

Our 2017 Travel Video Contest is now accepting entries! Since 2006 we have provided students just like you the chance to win $4,000 to pursue educational opportunities internationally. If you have dreams of studying in another country or are currently studying abroad and have a trip in mind then this contest can help you get […]


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