Category Archives: Social

Celebrating International Education Week 2014

If you’re studying in another country, have done so in the past, or have classmates and friends from other parts of the world, then you’re benefiting from international education and exchange. As the world has become more connected and education …

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A Basic Guide to Greek Life for International Students

Greek life – fraternities and sororities – may not be an integral part of every university in the United States, but it is definitely a uniquely American concept and institution. Fraternities and sororities, which make up Greek life, probably seem …

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3 Things Every New College Student Needs to Know

Starting college is a major milestone for any student. It marks the beginning of a thrilling, transformative chapter in life. If you’ll be studying in a new country, let alone an unfamiliar city or state, then you’re probably feeling even …

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The Best Places to Watch Fireworks on July 4th

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Although many international students go home during summer break, there are plenty of students who stay in the U.S. for summer classes, internships, or just to enjoy time with friends or traveling around the rest of the country. If you’re …

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Study Abroad Tips – From China to Boston – meet peerTransfer’s intern and Boston International Student

At peerTransfer we are continually interacting with the students that use our service to make payments. We want to know everything about their experience when making a payment and beyond. Paying tuition, though not fun for anybody, should be easy. …

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

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

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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How to avoid 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

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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How Americans celebrate New Year’s Eve

Can you believe it?  Another year is coming to an end and New Year’s Eve is just around the corner.  You may now be wondering – what shall I do, where should I go and how should I celebrate into …

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