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2014 Travel Video Contest Viewers’ Choice Winner and Finalists

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Although the 2014 Travel Video Contest is closed for new entries- there is still plenty of excitement to go around! Last week we announced the 15 finalists, including your pick: the Viewers’ Choice winner! If you haven’t checked out these talent-ridden videos, here’s a bit of information to get you excited. The 2014 Viewers’ Choice […]

Working in the US as an International Student on an F1 Visa

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Most students are on a tight budget- as an international student you must add hefty traditional student fees with travel costs, legal fees, out of state tuition and housing – this adds up to an even higher bill. All of these fees can be worrisome and have you looking for any solution to get the […]

Study Broadcasting at UCLA

Posted on November 8th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

With a massive Beverly Hills campus and a student population over 40,000, the University of California – Los Angeles is one of the more visible schools on the entire West Coast. But the campus and student body aren’t the only big things about it – UCLA’s broadcasting program gets a lot of respect as one […]

What is American Thanksgiving?

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If all you know about American Thanksgiving is that you have a few days off from classes- then you will most definitely want to learn more and get the answer to what is American Thanksgiving. After all, Thanksgiving is a great way to experience American tradition- so you don’t want to miss out! First, what […]

Tips for Getting an F1 Visa Approved

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Before you can become an international student there are certain things that must be done. Perhaps the most important task: getting your F1 visa approved. An F1 visa is what most international students who study at a college or university obtain when they come to the United States. Getting an F1 visa can be a […]

Four Ways To Ensure You Get A Game Design Job

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Game design is a competitive industry, and many international students pursuing game design degrees will need to take certain steps to ensure they will be in a position get a game design job upon graduation. Read on to reveal a number of ways international students can make the process of finding a game design job […]

Political Bias in the US Media

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

As an international student in a new country, it’s a smart idea to realize exactly what you’re reading when you get your news. Certain publications are perceived as having a political bias of one way or another- no matter what country you’re in. However, journalism schools past and present have taught their students that a […]

Live Hangout Friday: Tips To Have Your F1 Visa Approved

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning on going in for your F1 visa interview you have more than likely been given the following advice: “Don’t make your final travel plans until after the F1 visa interview.” While this is great advice- it can also make you even more nervous about your upcoming visa interview! To help calm your […]

Free Tuition for International Students In Germany

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

If you thought the idea of a free college degree as an international student was impossible- think again. Public universities in Germany are now tuition-free for students, including for international students! If you’re wondering why Germany is offering such a great deal on a college education, in short, the general consensus of those in Germany […]

Harvard Medical School Musical

Posted on October 12th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

When you think Harvard Medical School what comes to mind? You’re probably picturing students in white lab coats with clipboards making rounds in a hospital, or a classroom filled with the best of the best, quickly jotting down notes from a professor in one of the best schools for medicine. One thing you probably don’t […]