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How Can Joining Campus Organizations Contribute to Your Academic Success?

As a student, it can be very easy to believe that academics should be your sole priority. While it is certainly true that your coursework should take precedence, there are other opportunities on campus for both academic and personal growth—extracurriculars, …

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5 Places to Look for a Last-Minute Summer Internship

No matter which field you’re majoring in or which school you’re attending, there’s a very good chance that you’ll want to or be required to complete an internship before you graduate. More often than not, your internship will be a …

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Test Day Techniques for TOEFL Success

There are a number of promising college opportunities for international students, but prospective applicants will most likely be expected to submit their scores on either the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign …

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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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Loving College Life: The On- and Off-Campus Experience

Housing is one of the most basic needs you have as a college undergrad or graduate student, but you have options about where to go. Generally, you can live either on or off campus, based on your budget, needs and …

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Flywire Friday: Trending News for International Students – October 16, 2015

Here’s what we read this week: Are you prepared to talk your way into college? Barron’s reports that U.S. colleges are adding video interviews to the list of application requirements for Chinese students in an attempt to cut down on …

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A New Journey

Today we are proud to announce that peerTransfer is changing its name to Flywire! peerTransfer was started by an international student who encountered difficulty wiring money from abroad to pay his university tuition in the United States. Today, we serve …

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Securing a Job in the U.S. as an International Student

  The process of securing a paying job upon graduation from college can be difficult and stressful under normal circumstances. As an international student, the process is even harder. There are at least 900,000 foreign students attending U.S. colleges and …

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International Students: 4 Simple Ways to Put Your Family at Ease

Few events elicit as much excitement as leaving home to study abroad. Making a long distance move is a wonderful way to explore new cultures and make memories that last a lifetime, but your family may experience some anxiety and …

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