Category Archives: Finance

Can I Work While I Study Abroad?

This guest post originally appeared on the GoToStudy blog. GoToStudy specializes in helping overseas students find the their ideal university and course, and connecting them with consulting agencies that can guide them to their goal. This is a common question from …

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Flywire Friday: Top News of the Week for International Students – October 2, 2015

We’re excited to introduce a new feature on the blog: Flywire Friday! Each Friday, we’ll bring you a quick download of some recent news that may impact international students, and we’ll even summarize it for you! Here’s what we read …

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How to Answer 5 Common Interview Questions

Whether you’re applying to work at the campus bookstore, or interviewing for your first professional job post college, it’s likely you’ll need to conduct an interview to land the position. To help you nail your interview, we’ve rounded up 5 …

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Everything International Students Should Know About Working in the U.S.

Are you an international student studying in the U.S.? Are you looking to gain experience or make extra money by working while attending school? If you answered yes to both questions, you should know the U.S. has specific rules about …

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U.S. Tax Information for International Students

The U.S. tax system is complicated; there’s no doubt about that. If you’re an international student attending an educational institution in the United States, that process may seem even more convoluted. With tax season in full swing, we’ve broken down …

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Venezuelan International Education Payments: CENCOEX

If you’re a student from Venezuela trying to study outside of the country, then you’re most likely familiar with the difficulties of obtaining foreign currency from the Venezuelan government branch responsible for approving funds for education payments, CENCOEX (previously known …

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How to Tip in the UK

Are you an international student in the UK? If so, you need to learn about one of the touchiest subjects in the history of cultural customs. Tipping. Tipping etiquette in the UK is similar to the rest of Europe, partially …

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The 7 Best Student Discounts on Laptops

As a student, you’re probably always looking for the best deal, largest savings, and most convenient way to make purchases. With the school year starting, we want to make sure you’re aware of student discounts at some of the most …

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How to Live Without a Car in the U.S.

According a U.S. News & World report, 48% of students at the U.S. universities surveyed have a car on campus. That percentage varies widely from campus to campus; at some colleges virtually all students have cars, at other schools only …

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What are International Students Saying about peerTransfer?

After reading last week’s post about 3 Things Every New College Student Needs to Know, we hope that any incoming international students feel better prepared to enter college this year – and maybe some returning students learned something new as …

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