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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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The International Student’s Guide to Madrid Nightlife

Welcome to Madrid: capital city of Spain, world-class provider of fine cuisine, and haven for nightlife that is second-to-none. Madrid is the perfect city for the international student with a strong sense of discovery. Exploring Madrid can be a full-time …

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Communicating at Australian Universities – What to Expect

So you’re headed for an Australian university.  Maybe you’ve passed the TOEFL or IELTS exams and will be taking degree classes, or maybe you’re going to study English. Either way, congratulations! Australia is a fantastic country with a world-class university …

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4 Time Management Hacks for College Freshmen

A common tendency among college freshmen is to overcommit during the first semester. Between classes, clubs, intramural sports, and making new friends, you may find yourself strapped for time as classes pick up speed and exams roll around. Here are …

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What to Expect When Moving into a U.S. Dorm

Students beginning their studies at a U.S. college or university have a lot on their minds. Whether American or international, incoming students arrive on campus with a dose of nervous anxiety, accented by a host of concerns about roommates, dorm …

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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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iStudent Corner: 5 College Survival Tips from Gulnar: Part 2

Study harder work harder

…continued from last week’s post. TIP# 4 JUGGLING A BUDGET Balancing payments for college and for living is probably the most challenging aspect for me as an international student, yet with a little bit of perseverance anything can be achieved.

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iStudent Corner: 5 College Survival Tips from Gulnar: Part 1

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It’s my pleasure to be a guest blogger for PeerTransfer’s International Student Corner.  I would like to thank them for such a great opportunity to share my experience with you!

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Introducing the International Student Corner!


Woo hooo!!  We’re excited to introduce the International Student Corner (iStudent Corner) here as a new weekly feature on the peerTransfer blog!

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