Tag Archives: international

How to Land a Summer Internship for College Credit

College internships are a great way to get ahead of the game. Students with an internship or two under their belt have a leg up when it comes to applying for their first post-college job because employers increasingly want to …

Read More

Where and Why Do International Students Study in the United States?

The United States is the most popular destination country for international students. During the 2013-2014 school year, the U.S. hosted 886,052 international undergraduate and graduate students. Students from other countries choose to study in the U.S. for a number of …

Read More

Celebrating International Education Week 2014

If you’re studying in another country, have done so in the past, or have classmates and friends from other parts of the world, then you’re benefiting from international education and exchange. As the world has become more connected and education …

Read More

How to Get a Cell Phone as an International Student in the U.S.

Virtually all college students in the United States own a cell phone, which probably doesn’t come as a surprise. If you look around any college campus, you’ll notice students texting, making a call, listening to music, or checking their email. …

Read More

Make Your Fees Count!

International students, ask yourself a question: am I getting all I can from this experience? If the answer is no (or a hesitant yes), then we urge you to keep reading this post.  And if the answer is yes, well, …

Read More

Globetrotter in Boston – Meet Nadine

Hello Hallo Hola Salut Ciao Cześć नमस्ते 你好 My name is Nadine, and I’m pretty much as international as one can be 🙂 I’m incredibly excited to be contributing to this blog with insights on all ends around the international student experience. …

Read More

8 Tips to Help Conquer Midterms

You’ve been in school for a few weeks and finally feel as if you have a handle on everything.  Suddenly it hits you: where did September go? Soon enough, you’ll be in the thick of midterms, wondering how the past …

Read More

4 Ways to Fight Homesickness

Going to college is a life-changing event for everyone, but for  international students, it’s a bit tougher. Why? Well, for starters, many times the family of an international student is not just a few hundred miles away…they’re separated by continents …

Read More

Student Life FAQs (Part 2)

As the beginning of the fall semester draws closer with each passing day, we decided to put together another post on frequently asked questions from international students.  You can see our first post in this series here. As always, it’s …

Read More

College Scholarships: What You Need to Know

Think it’s a little too late to apply for a scholarship?  Well, you could be right. But then again, you could be wrong. As scholarships can range in just about any value, they are definitely a major piece of the …

Read More