Author Archives: Nadine

5 Things International Students Can Do This Summer in the U.S.

Reunite with family and friends

After this incredibly long winter packed with term papers, all nighters and exams, summer is almost around the corner! As an international student, you should probably start planning your three months sooner rather than later to ensure you don’t miss …

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How International Students Can Improve their English

Improving your English

Learning a foreign language is easier for some people and harder for others.  When you are an International Student in the US learning and improving your English is vital. Making friends with American students at college is one of the …

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Making the Most out of Your Internship

College Internship

You’ve landed an internship, you’re super excited, and the job description doesn’t involve picking up coffees or working in the copy room.  So now you’re wondering – “how will I leave my mark?”. Don’t worry, we at peerTransfer have some …

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5 tips on how to do well in college

Doing well in College

Being successful in college is important to most of us, but college life can become a bit of a struggle as not only international students have to balance school, social life and sometimes even a part-time job as well.  But …

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How to avoid Burnout at College

Burnout at College

You have piles of school work, don’t sleep enough, don’t eat well, don’t exercise regularly, you are likely behind schedule and are chasing unrealistic goals?  If living a college life without taking care of yourself properly, you may face Burnout …

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Spring Break 101

Spring Break

While most parts of the United States are currently covered in snow, let’s have some warm thoughts and talk about the upcoming Spring Break!  While Spring Break may not be as common and eventful in other countries, it is an …

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5 ways of increasing your chances of getting a job after college

how to get a job after college

You are enjoying your time in college but at the same time you are wondering “how will I get a job that I like after I graduate?!”  Nowadays a great college degree from a great school may not be enough …

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How to study effectively: Best practices

Effective Studying

International Students are already dealing with many issues in their lives, and because of all of the different things trying to catch your attention, it can be hard to concentrate on studying.   We at peerTransfer have come up with some …

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8 tips for writing a great college essay

Writing a college essay

Writing an essay is probably one of the most important skills you need not only in college, but will also be beneficial in other areas throughout your life. We at peerTransfer have compiled a list of tips and tricks for …

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Applying to colleges in the US – big city or small city?

Choosing your campus

As many college applicants, you probably already have a good idea about which U.S. college is on your favorites list. One of the steps in finding the right college for you is deciding what type of campus setting you prefer. It …

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