Monthly Archives: January 2013

Infographic: How College Students Spend and Save Money!

College Student Spendings

So you’re wondering where all your money is going?! Check out this extensive infographic based on a national survey by the 21st Century Insurance, which demonstrates how college students spend as well as save their money! Let us know if …

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How to keep up with American College Slang

Students Talking Slang

Have you ever wondered what “veg out, wasted, or all-nighter” means?  Well, welcome to American College Slang! While every college has its own set of traditions, history, people and places, most college lingo(s) share similar vocabulary that will get you by …

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iStudent Corner: American Nick meeting International Students in the U.S.

Nick from peerTransfer

Today, we are welcoming and interviewing our new team member Nick Botto, Consumer Marketing Associate here at peerTransfer.   Where are you from? I’m originally from a small town on the northwest corner of Massachusetts called Clarksburg. Most people have …

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5 Tips on mastering your New College Term

Studying college students

This semester may be your very first semester in college, or it may be your very last. Either way, every semester begins at square one and you should try to start off as strongly as possible. Just like looking at …

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Money-Saving Strategies for the College Student, Part II: Save on the Big Stuff

Money saving College student

Last time, we talked about getting into a frugal mindset in order to save money throughout college. Now that you’re thinking frugally, what can you do about large expenses that are just unavoidable? You may need a laptop for your …

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iStudent Corner: Meet Brendan from Switzerland, International Student at Marist College

Marist College

Today, we are interviewing Brendan Bernegger from Switzerland. He’s a Freshman at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.   Why did you choose to study abroad? I knew that by studying abroad in America I would get a very good education …

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5 Tips on how to Network in College


You can never start networking early enough.  If you want a job after you graduate from college, you need to know people in the industry you want to work in. It is vital to pro-actively work on your network before …

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How to save money at college

No more student debt

College life is entirely different from what students have been used to while they were in schools. It’s not just about the changes in campuses and all that a student has to face in his/her college life. There is a …

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iStudent Corner: How Francesco from Italy learned how to ski at Dartmouth!

Francesco in Florida

Today, we are interviewing Francesco Tollini, a graduate student from Italy, who studied at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.   What made you decide to study abroad, and why did you choose Dartmouth? I have two older sisters who …

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Five tips for writing a college essay

Writing a paper

For many, winter break is over or coming to an end. That means it’s time to get back into school-mode—going to class, studying for quizzes and tests, and preparing for the dreaded college essay. Term papers are often some of …

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