Category Archives: Culture

5 Questions to Ask Your College’s International Office

As an international student studying in America, you face a unique set of challenges that can make settling into your new life on campus stressful. Fortunately, many universities have an International Affairs or International Students office that exists to help …

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Is a Short-Term or Long-Term Study Abroad Program Right for Me?

You have made the momentous decision to study in America. Whether you are primarily interested in improving your English language skills, gaining international experience, or attending an elite educational institution, you can gain a great deal from both short-term and …

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Student’s Guide to Choosing a Mobile Phone Provider in the U.S.

Moving to a different country to attend college or university means starting a new life full of exciting discoveries but also unavoidable challenges. One of the first obstacles international students usually face is obtaining mobile phone service. Many students quickly …

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Flywire Friday: Top News of the Week for International Students – June 3, 2016

Here’s what we read this week: Campuses and adaptation. An article published in The PIE News discusses students’ needs and how campuses may or may not be fulfilling them. As the new generation of students becomes increasingly tech-savvy, campuses must …

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International Office Corner: How to Spend Your Summer Break

You’ve done it! You’ve completed yet another semester and this time your reward is a four-month break. How are you going to spend it? Maybe you want to keep the momentum going by taking classes or interning, or perhaps traveling …

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Counseling Services for International College Students in America

Moving is frequently cited as one of the most stressful life events, but it typically only involves relocating from one part of your town to another or, in more extreme circumstances, one part of your own country to another. Imagine …

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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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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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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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