Monthly Archives: February 2013

5 Facts for International Students on F1 Visas in the U.S.

International Student Visa

The F1 visa category is reserved for academic students enrolled in colleges, universities, high schools, language training programs, and other academic institutions. The first step for a prospective student is being accepted for enrollment in an established school (University/College) which …

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How to get a job after college – The International Student Challenge

International Students getting a job

The goal to start a career in the U.S. after graduation is true for many international students. However, apart from the basic hurdles of finding a job, international students face more unique challenges when it comes to the job search …

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Money-Saving Strategies for the International College Students, Part III: Save on the Little Things

International Student Budget

This is a guest post by Lindsay T., who is a recent college graduate and currently writes for Skyo, an online site that helps students in college save money with cheap textbooks and a variety of rental options.  So far, we’ve shared with …

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iStudent Corner: What you wish you had brought to the U.S.

What to pack when studying abroad

Today we are surveying a few International Students from all over the world, asking them what they miss about their homes, their cultures and what they wish they had brought in their suitcases. When preparing to move to another country, …

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Valentine’s Day Around the World

Valentine's Day

Happy International Valentine’s day from peerTransfer everyone! Let us know how YOU are spending your Valentine’s Day, and how you celebrate the day of love in your home country in the comments section below 🙂

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5 Tips on How to spend your Spring Break?

Spring break

This is a guest blog post by Yi Li from StudentUniverse, former International Student from China at Michigan State University. What is Spring Break? Spring Break is a one-week holiday at schools, colleges and universities in USA, usually taking place some …

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iStudent Corner: The Big Shift – Sending Your Money from One End of the World to the Other

Yen Lin

Today we’re having Yen Lin from Malaysia, current student at MIT tell us about her experiences and recommendations regarding money matters when coming to the US!

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Overcoming The Fear of Small Talk

Overcoming the Fear of Small Talk

This is a guest post by Michael Miller, Author and Founder of Culture Adapt. “Who the heck am I going to be friends with here?” I thought to myself as I looked down at my glass in the crowded bar. …

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Air Travel Savings Revealed

Traveling via plane

Just like Flywire, StudentUniverse wants International Students to save money. This is a guest post by Jessica Canary from StudentUniverse. Getting schooled in travel Understanding a little bit about how the airline industry works could save you a lot of money. Today we’re …

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iStudent Corner: Yongqing from China sharing some truths for new international students

Yongqing, International Student

Today, Yongqing Zhu from the Zhejian province in China is sharing some tips on being an international student in the U.S.  She currently studies Business Administration at the University of San Francisco. Since International students usually spend several years studying …

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