Category Archives: Culture

LoftSmart Series: Answering All Your Student Housing Questions

Here at Flywire we understand that making the education payment process easy and convenient contributes to our goal of boosting your student experience. For international students, the experience also involves moving to a new country to attend school — a …

Read More

2017 Westbon Road Trip Challenge

Cross-country road trips are the epitome of the American experience. Books are written just to capture the excitement and joys that spring up from them, and every year, people hop into their cars to explore the U.S. Right now, Westbon is …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More