Tag Archives: college students

How to Succeed in an Online Class as an International Student

As our world becomes increasingly digital, new aspects of our lives move to online formats. In many ways, this has made life more convenient, but this is not always the case. For international students who are studying in the United …

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Traveling Abroad As an International Student

One fundamental concept in U.S. immigration law is the difference between having a visa and having status. Status is what is granted upon entry into the U.S. and must be maintained. For travel purposes, the focus should be on the visa. Knowing the …

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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: The Week’s Key Headlines for International Students – October 9, 2015

Last week we kicked off a new blog series, Flywire Friday, and we’re back this week to bring you our favorite news of the week for international students. Here’s what we’re reading: U.S. colleges want to make their Chinese students …

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Tips for Taking Effective Classroom Notes in Your Second Language

It’s no secret that good notes are one of the keys to good grades. Effective note-taking – especially when taking classes taught in a language other than your own – can be critical to your academic success. Doing this requires …

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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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Travel Europe on a Budget

For the international student studying in Europe, the expression “the world is your oyster” is especially true. A flight from London to Paris takes only an hour; a drive from Milan to Zurich takes only three. With so many cities …

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