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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 […]

Nightlife in the US as an International Student

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by Connor Smith

The United States of America is almost like two countries depending on the time of day. By day you have a plentiful array of activities to choose from but the real fun begins after the sun sets and the street lights begin to flicker on one by one. As a college student, nightlife activities are […]

CollegeWeekLive International Students Day – Scholarship Opportunity

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Connor Smith

The United States has over 4,000 colleges to study at! Figuring out which school is right for you can be challenging. There are many factors to consider: cost, location, degree options, student activities, housing options and class size. CollegeWeekLive International Students Day is here to make the search for the perfect college or university a […]

Need a job? Tips on finding a job and jobs you have not considered!

Posted on August 18th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

A new semester begins and with it your tuition, fees, and books will quickly empty your bank account. There is no need to panic! There are many ways for an international student in the US to find jobs and there are a lot of jobs that you may not have considered before. With your tight […]

The Top Reasons Why You Should Earn Your Degree in Pennsylvania

Posted on August 11th, 2017 by Connor Smith

From sea to shining sea the United States of America is the land of freedom, opportunity and most importantly higher education. Deciding where to study isn’t easy since America has 50 individual states each with tons of different colleges and their own unique cultures. One of the most historic places and embodies the true spirit […]

Is Studying Online the Right Choice For You?

Posted on August 4th, 2017 by Rachel Rollins

In today’s world students are choosing to study online more than ever. With this growing trend to study from home how do you know if it’s the right choice for you? For answers we have created a Study Online section to help you make the right decision! Our Study Online section will show you things […]

How You Can Have A Fun Summer in the United States

Posted on July 28th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Summer is coming to a close in about a month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have a whole summer of fun in just one month. America is a special place in the summer with so much to do and see. There are endless ways to enjoy your summer, need some suggestions? Here are […]

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 […]

Make New Friends in the United States as an International Student

Posted on July 14th, 2017 by Connor Smith

Coming to the US can be an emotional roller coaster. It can be difficult to get outside your comfort zone and talk with your fellow students to make new friends. Your university will usually provide a number of resources to help you feel at home in the US, however, in addition to these resources you […]


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