Monthly Archives: June 2012

International Man of Mystery: Q&A with Grzegorz

This is our third post in our monthly Q&A sessions with international students turned peerTransfer employees.  Click here for our first post, or here for our second post. For our latest version, we’re interviewing Grzegorz Witek, originally from Poland and now …

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Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Study: 6/25/12

For our first blog post this week, we decided to do something a little different. Instead of having a long post authored by us, we wanted to share a few links that can help to inform you.  We tend to …

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Friends Wanted?

Just last week, a new survey revealed that one in three international students in the U.S. didn’t have any close U.S. friends, and many said they wish they had more relationships with Americans.  Specifically, the survey looked at 454 international students in …

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Protecting Your Identity: *Free* WiFi

While we’ve definitely driven home the point about how dangerous identity fraud can truly be, we’ve previously outlined ways to avoid it here, here and here. In lieu of another word-focused post, we stumbled on this cool infographic earlier in …

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peerTransfer Now Accepts INR Payments!

It is with great excitement that we are able to announce a new currency to our payment solution – the Indian Rupee! As with all 31 other currencies we support, students from India are now able to make tuition payments …

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Furnish Your Room…with Garbage?

Ok, we’re not talking about actual garbage.  We’re talking about USED items that you can make your own! Most college students can ill-afford the several hundred dollar trip to Target, Ikea or Wal-Mart in order to furnish their dorm room …

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College Scholarships: What You Need to Know

Think it’s a little too late to apply for a scholarship?  Well, you could be right. But then again, you could be wrong. As scholarships can range in just about any value, they are definitely a major piece of the …

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5 Quick and Easy Ways to Save Your Money

We all know saving money is important. But we also all know that most of us don’t do enough of it. So, consider this post our attempt to remind everyone of a few ways they can save a couple extra …

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