Tag Archives: college

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 …

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Combatting International Tuition Fraudsters with the Help of Flywire

Payment Week – By Michael Dautner, Editor-in-Chief of Payment Quarterly   Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Peter Butterfield, CCO at Flywire, to dig deeper regarding the extent of fraudulent transactions at the expense of numerous students studying …

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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 …

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How to Prepare for College-Level Reading and Writing

The transition from high school to college is an exciting part of any student’s life. Still, there are several aspects of that transition that require a degree of acclimation, like the new and often confusing world of academic reading and …

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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 …

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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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Navigating the College Admissions Interview as an International Student

The college admissions interview is undoubtedly an insightful experience for all college-bound students, and for international applicants, it offers several specific advantages. Exploring a college from another country can seem difficult or outright impossible, but the admissions interview—whether conducted in …

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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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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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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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