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How to Improve Your English in College

July 11, 2018 in International Students, Living in the US, On Campus | 2 Comments


international students hanging out with US students in a park

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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Top 6 Things to Do the Summer Before College

July 3, 2018 in Student Life, Summer | No comments so far


student reading in hammock

Don’t let these warm months pass you by. Check out this list of fun and helpful things to do the summer before college.

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3 Ways Lecture Transcription Benefits International Students

June 13, 2018 in Blog, College Classes, International Students, Learning English | No comments so far


transcribing college lectures

One of the biggest hurdles international students who choose to study in the US have to overcome is the language barrier. Fortunately, there is a tool that these students can utilize in order to ensure they are getting the most out of their educational experience: lecture transcription.

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The Pros & Cons of Unpaid Internships in College

June 5, 2018 in Internships, Jobs, Money | No comments so far


student intern at work

Unpaid internships, as common as they are, have their pros and cons that every student should be aware of before looking for one.

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Earning an International Education: What Are Your Options?

May 22, 2018 in Applying to College, Blog, Study Abroad, Summer | No comments so far


international student exploring the city

With the increased emphasis on globalization in recent years, it makes sense to get an international education. This is probably why the option to study abroad is so popular among college students. But your choices for getting an international education don’t end there.

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5 Things You Learn After Graduating College

May 17, 2018 in Academics, Blog, College Classes, Graduation, Student Life | No comments so far


three recent college graduates celebrating

Where you go to college and what you do once you get there are two heavily emphasized topics that follow us throughout our young lives. But what happens after all is said and done?

Here are a few life changes that come with graduating from college, and some ways to cope with them.

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How to Maintain Your Social Life After College

May 8, 2018 in Blog, Graduation | No comments so far


college friends sharing a laugh

When you’re in college, it’s pretty easy to make friends. You’re always surrounded by people! But what happens when you graduate? We have the tips you need to ensure that social calendar stays full.

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7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Choosing an Internship

May 1, 2018 in Internships, Jobs | No comments so far


student searching for an internship online

In the search for job experience, many students choose to apply for internships that are connected to their major and/or minor, but many are unfamiliar with the peculiarities of this process and so end up making basic mistakes that keep their application out of the yes pile.

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How International Students Can Study Abroad, Too

April 25, 2018 in International Students, Living in the US, Study Abroad | No comments so far


international students traveling together

Studying abroad is a popular choice for US college students, but many international students forget that they have this option, too. Just because you’ve already traveled overseas to study in the US doesn’t mean you can’t check out another country for a semester or even a year on a study abroad program.

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How to Write a Winning Resume When You Have No Work Experience

April 17, 2018 in Internships, Jobs | No comments so far


student drafting her first resume

When hiring, almost every employer lists in the candidate requirements section “great communication skills, good command of computer skills, and no less than 3 years of experience”. But what if you’re a student who has just finished college and is entering the workforce for the first time?

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