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How Rush Translation Can Save Your Study Abroad Application

Posted on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 under Academics, International Students, Student Life, Study Abroad, Translation

girl sitting with her passport in her back pocket

Whether you’re studying abroad as part of a program at your home institution or you’re seeking to become a resident abroad, you’re most likely concerned about meeting various deadlines for visas, recommendations and applications. An important part of your application will almost certainly be a translation of your transcripts and diplomas, which you must obtain and submit by the deadline.

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Top 6 Things to Do the Summer Before College

Posted on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 under Student Life, Summer

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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5 Things You Learn After Graduating College

Posted on Thursday, May 17th, 2018 under Academics, Blog, College Classes, Graduation, Student Life

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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3 Things to Do Before You Leave for Study Abroad

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 under Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

world map, camera, and US passport

As you prepare for your study abroad trip, you might be wondering where to even begin. Luckily, most of what’s on your to-do list can fit into the main categories below. Once you finish these tasks, all you’ll have left to do is pack!

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7 Steps to Starting a Business in College

Posted on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 under Jobs, Student Life

student brainstorming ideas for a new business

Starting a business in college has a lot of advantages: Students have flexible schedules and more freedom to test new ideas before job searching in the professional world. Plus, you’ll have a great experience to add to your resume!

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7 Worthwhile New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Posted on Friday, December 29th, 2017 under Holidays, Student Life

new year student planner

Let’s face it. Most New Year’s resolutions for students are unrealistic and boring. But they don’t have to be! Check out these seven resolutions worth sticking to that may make a happier and healthier you.

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Challenges You’ll Face While Studying Abroad

Posted on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 under International Students, Moving, Starting College, Student Life, Study Abroad

girl standing in the middle of the road in a foreign city

Here are some of the most common issues faced by students abroad, and how to overcome them.

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Coping with College Homesickness

Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 under Student Life

student looking out window thinking of home

With new surroundings, new roommates, and new classes, it’s inevitable that new college students will get nostalgic for the things they left at home.

If you’re experiencing homesickness at college, try these 5 tips to keep the blues away.

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Dealing with Stress at University or College

Posted on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 under Starting College, Student Life

student stressed about college life

Feeling stressed out at college? These techniques and resources will help you cope with social, workload and self-confidence issues.

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Sleep: The #1 Study Habit all Students Should Master

Posted on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 under Academics, High School, Living in the US, Student Life

girl sleeping with covers pulled over her head

Between class, work, friends and studying — not to mention extracurricular activities and athletic obligations — it can sometimes feel like there’s little time left for a college student to sleep. But fixing your sleep schedule should be at the top of your to-do list.

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your First Car Purchase

Posted on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 under Money, Student Life

smiling girl on hood of car

Whether you’re a high school student who just passed their driver’s test, or a college student whose been saving up, your first car purchase can be one of the most exciting moments of your life. But before you grab the keys and drive off the lot, make sure you’re getting the most for your hard-earned money.

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5 Best Cities for International Students

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 under Blog, Choosing a College, International Students, Student Life, Travel

Melbourne, Australia

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to go? TopUniversities took a look at hundreds of cities and came up with the best ones for international students to attend. Check out which cities made the top five and why.

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7 Self-Defense Tips for Every College Student

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 under On Campus, Student Life, Uncategorized

girl walking along at night along a college campus path

Life on a college campus feels pretty safe — and for the most part, it is. Security admin at nearly every college are focused on providing safe transportation and student protection 24/7. But that doesn’t mean you are immune to danger when walking alone or heading back to your dorm at night.

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Top 6 Cures for College Insomnia

Posted on Sunday, January 29th, 2017 under Student Housing, Student Life

girl asleep at desk

College insomnia should really have its own classification in the insomnia world. For most students, it’s their first time living away from home. That, combined with challenging college-level classes, can make for a lot of stress and sleepless nights.

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Rooming with Your Best Friend in College: The Kiss of Death?

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 under Off-Campus Housing, Student Life

two girls eating Chinese takeout in dorm

Rooming with your best friend in college might seem like the best idea ever.

After all, it’s your best friend so it will be a blast, right? Not necessarily.

Just because you’ve shared everything with your pal in the past, from crayons to crushes, doesn’t mean you should share a living space.

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