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Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder…Or Does It?

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Are you in a committed relationship and thinking about studying abroad? Is it possible to be in a long distance relationship while apart and located across the world? They say distance makes the heart grow fonder…or does it? One of the greatest opportunities you can have in college is studying abroad. Studying abroad is a […]




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 […]




Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the US as an International Student

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

Each year in March the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois runs green between Columbus and Wacker Drive. Nearly 400,000 people enjoy the brightly colored river while listening to bagpipes play in the near distance. What event is so large that it can turn a river green? St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday […]




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 […]




Three Things That Can Delay Your College Admission

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

It’s a dream you’ve had for a while and you’re finally making it happen: you’re going to apply to study in the US. Although it might seem like it’s an easy enough process, there are many things that can get in the way of you receiving that acceptance letter. Here are three things that can […]





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