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Your Timeline for Studying in the US

Posted on January 30th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you want to become an international student in the US start researching how to make your dream a reality. Having the opportunity to study in the US will not happen overnight- the entire process can take up to a year or longer. Get started today by following the timeline for study in the US […]

What to Expect when Studying Marketing in the US: Culture Shock!

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Is this appropriate to wear to class? Am I allowed to say that? Is it a hand shake or two kisses on the cheek…or just one? AHHH. Welcome to culture shock; it’s the answer to your question about what to expect when studying marketing in the US. Almost all international students experience some form of […]

The Inside Scoop on Studying Abroad in the UK

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

You’ve been thinking about it for a while and you’ve finally made the decision to do it. Although it will take months to prepare you know it will be worth it… you’re going to study abroad in the United Kingdom! You will want to start by getting as much information as possible right away. If […]

Should you Take Tourism Management Courses in the US?

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Taking tourism management courses in the U.S. is a smart choice for international students. It is a common belief that they may have an advantage in the industry because of their exposure to foreign cultures. Normally tourism degree programs require a student to learn about another language or culture because the industry involves catering and […]

5 (Frightening) Things International Students Experience

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Embarking on your first semester as an international student is exciting! You’ve been forewarned to get ready for the best year or semester of your life and that although you might run into a small “culture shock bump” the journey is worth it. Yes, this is completely true. However, a warning on culture shock is […]

Join our Hangout for an Inside Look at Life in the US

Posted on January 12th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re planning to study in the US you might have already researched items like finding financial aid, getting your F1 visa and working on-campus. One area you might have overlooked, but is just as important, is what to expect when it comes to your social life and studying in the US. Becoming an international […]

Living With the Land When Studying Agriculture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by Jenny Frankel

Have you ever thought that an amusement park and agriculture could be connected? Well at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida this dream can come true. Walt Disney World has four theme parks on the property and one of them, Epcot theme park, is home to ‘The Land’ pavilion. The Land Pavilion was built to […]

Enter The “Perfect College” Contest

Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

The journey to become an international student starts with finding the perfect college. Every student has a different idea and varying criteria when classifying the “perfect college”  and we want to hear your thought on this topic! Tell us your favorite college or university on our social media channels in January and February and you […]

Studying Broadcasting in Los Angeles

Posted on December 28th, 2014 by Jenny Frankel

Los Angeles is one of the top destinations for international students coming to the US, as a world-class city with famous beaches, strong culture, many prominent ethnic groups, and the core of the American entertainment industry. Let’s take a closer look at what prospects the City of Angels has to offer to students looking to […]

What are the Best Cities to Study Sociology?

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Deciding where to study sociology in the US can seem pretty daunting. Cities can be attractive locations for international students to study. They tend to be culturally, ethnically and religiously diverse which allows the adventurous student to explore other cultures and gives the homesick student the ability to find a familiar community. The three largest […]