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November 16, 2015 in Applying to College, International Students, Moving | No comments so far
If the US school you’re attending as an international student isn’t right for you, transferring colleges may a good decision. But before you make any moves, it’s important that you know the right steps to take when it comes to transferring colleges.
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November 10, 2015 in Blog, International Students, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing, Study Abroad | No comments so far
So you’ve decided to study abroad and you’ve even selected the ideal program, but there’s one glaring issue: where will you live?
Most study abroad programs offer a variety of different housing options, though it depends on the college or university you’ve selected.
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November 5, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, On Campus, Study Abroad | 1 Comment
Whether you’re an American student applying to schools across the pond or an international student with your heart set on an American college, you’re bound to notice several differences between US colleges and schools in other countries.
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October 19, 2015 in Applying to College, International Students, Translation | No comments so far
As you apply to US colleges, getting a great letter of recommendation should be part of your to-do list. If you’re struggling with this task, just follow these tips to get a great letter of recommendation — stress free!
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October 19, 2015 in Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Living in the US, Paying for College | No comments so far
Less expensive tuition, relaxed English proficiency requirements and the ability to easily transfer to another school convince many international students to attend a US community college.
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October 2, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Starting College | No comments so far
If you’re an international student studying in the US, getting to know your college town is likely on your mind. Instead of worrying about how little you know about the area you’re moving to, let these tips help you get familiar with it fast.
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October 1, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, On Campus | 2 Comments
To really get the most out of your experience as a US college student, you will need more than just the minimum English language skills. Luckily, your university offers lots of opportunities to improve your English skills
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September 14, 2015 in Applying to College, Choosing a College | 2 Comments
Ivy League schools aren’t for everyone. Luckily the United States has hundreds of superb colleges and universities, and with a little research you can find the one that meets your need and budget.
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September 9, 2015 in Applying to College, Choosing a College, College Rankings | No comments so far
If you’re just beginning the college search, you might be feeling slightly overwhelmed by your choices. One place to start is the US News and World Report’s annual college rankings. Check out what liberal arts colleges placed in the top 25 for 2016.
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August 26, 2015 in Applying to College, International Students | No comments so far
Before you apply to a US college as an international student, you should make sure you’re completing the process correctly the first time around. Otherwise, your application could end up delayed or even rejected for mistakes that you could have avoided.
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