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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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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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August 18, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Starting College | No comments so far
If you’re an international student about to begin your freshman year at a US college, you’ve probably already studied some do’s and don’ts when it comes to school in this country. But there may still be mistakes you aren’t aware of that many international students tend to make.
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July 16, 2015 in High School, Starting College, Student Life | No comments so far
If you’re planning to leave for college soon, you might be wondering what life after high school is like. Having some idea of the differences can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed once you arrive on campus.
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July 8, 2015 in Money, Paying for College, Scholarships | No comments so far
Just because your grades aren’t stellar and you’re not amazing at football does not mean you can’t get a scholarship for college. As long as you’re good at any hobbies you have, you stand a chance of getting money for college tuition.
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July 2, 2015 in Current Events, Holidays | No comments so far
As you prepare to barbecue, watch fireworks, and celebrate this great nation, you should learn a little about America’s Founding Fathers. More specifically, you should consider where they went to college.
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June 25, 2015 in College Classes, Community Colleges, High School, Summer | No comments so far
For most high school and college students alike, summer is a time to relax and relish a break from school for a few months. This, however, is not the case for anyone who takes summer classes.
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June 17, 2015 in Academics, Applying to College, College Classes, International Students, Starting College | No comments so far
If you’re an international student interested in studying at a US college, you should think about earning an online degree. This option can take out the stress of traveling abroad while still enabling you to get a degree from a US school.
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June 11, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad | No comments so far
After doing research on US colleges, you have probably noticed that they tend to be more expensive than the schools in most other countries. And since you won’t exactly get in-state (or even in-country) tuition from most schools in the US, college can be a costly goal.
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