Monthly Archives: February 2016

The International Student’s Guide to Spring Break

If you aren’t already dreaming about a break from classes and assignments, you can start now! Spring break, a weeklong academic holiday that takes places in early spring, is just around the corner. Here are some great tips to help …

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International Office Corner: Useful Travel Tips for International Students

When planning for your spring break or summer trip, choosing the right clothes to bring, packing all of your essentials, and arranging transportation are all undoubtedly important. But according to Marisa Atencio, the Director of International Student and Scholar Services …

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International Office Corner: What International Students Need to Know about Taxes

In this new Flywire blog feature, International Office Corner, we’re talking to International Student Offices all over the U.S. and providing you with helpful advice on topics relevant to you as an international student. Every year in the United States, April 15 marks …

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Traveling Abroad As an International Student

One fundamental concept in U.S. immigration law is the difference between having a visa and having status. Status is what is granted upon entry into the U.S. and must be maintained. For travel purposes, the focus should be on the visa. Knowing the …

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Flywire Friday: This Week’s Top News for International Students – February 12, 2016

Happy Friday! First off, we wanted to remind you that voting for the Innovator Awards ends next Friday, February 19. Show your support by heading to http://www.innovationproject.com/2016-innovator-awards/ and voting Flywire the Most Invisible Innovation! Now on to the news . . . Here’s …

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2016 Innovator Awards

We at Flywire think our customers are awesome, and hopefully, you feel the same about us! If you do, let us know by casting your vote for us in the 2016 Innovator Awards, where Flywire has been nominated for Most …

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Flywire Friday: Top News of the Week for International Students – February 5, 2016

Here’s what we read this week: Redefining what it means to be a good student. Harvard Graduate School of Education recently published a report, summarized in boston.com, in which they called for admissions officials to focus more on a student’s compassion and …

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