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Where to Find Video Game Development Internships

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

Many international students have decided that their love of video games is a great basis for a career and have begun studying video game development in the United States. While many economic sectors have faltered in recent years and recent college graduates are left scrambling for any interview for which they will be considered, such […]




Travel Document Requirements When Studying Abroad

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

The admissions office at your college may have already asked you to fill out applications and paperwork and send documents such as transcripts and test scores, but you’re not off the hook yet. Now you have to make sure that you have all of the (additional) travel documents required for studying abroad. Gather these six […]




ESLdirectory Virtual Fair

Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Rachel Rollins

Want to learn English but don’t know where to begin? At ESLdirectory.com we understand your dream to learn English! That’s why we’ve created the ESLdirectory Virtual Fair in conjunction with CollegeWeekLive to bring you closer to your future! The ESLdirectory Virtual fair allows you to browse and meet English schools from all over the world, […]




Top Schools for Video Game Development in the United States

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

For an increasing number of international students, the love of playing video games has become the inspiration behind the decision to study video game development at an institution in the United States. Students should look into certain factors when determining which school will suit them best such as the quality and rigor of curriculum, the […]




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, […]




Working as a Recording Engineer

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by Jenny Frankel

Recording engineering is both an art and a science, and working as a recording engineer requires both technical and creative skills. As audio manipulation technology becomes more sophisticated, the recording engineer’s job becomes just as creative and vital as the musician’s in the recording process. Working as a recording engineer means being responsible for preparing […]




Check Out Our International Student Insurance Options!

Posted on August 1st, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

InternationalStudent.com is your one-stop-shop to fulfill a variety of your needs as a current and future international student- including international student health insurance. InternationalStudent.com’s insurance section is able to provide you with the necessary tools you need to find an insurance plan during your studies outside your home country. Before the new semester begins make […]




Cracking the Code: Insight for Future US International Students

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by Gabriele Hickman

Universities in the US aren’t exactly like what they seem on TV. Knowing about the collegiate culture of the country you will be studying in will help take away some of the shock that can occur when you become an international student. The Academic Code Succeeding in your classroom studies should be one of your […]




What is Game Design: the Courses

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

So, what is game design? The ultimate career goal of a game designer is to be lead designer on his or her own title, creating and bringing to life an entire video game world. That being the case, game design is a discipline that spans from computer programming and graphic design to creative writing and […]




Holidays to Celebrate in the US as an International Student

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

One of the greatest ways to become immersed in American culture as an international student is by celebrating traditional American holidays. Holidays like Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Veterans’ Day, and MLK day all celebrate American culture and accomplishments. On the Fourth of July you may see festivities such as fireworks and parades, both […]