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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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Quiz: Find the Right Job for You After College

When figuring out your first move post-college, it’s natural to feel a little lost. You’re still discovering what your strengths are, what kinds of roles could be a good fit, and even what industry resonates with you. But, at the …

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U.S. Tax Information for International Students

The U.S. tax system is complicated; there’s no doubt about that. If you’re an international student attending an educational institution in the United States, that process may seem even more convoluted. With tax season in full swing, we’ve broken down …

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Spring Break Travel Safety Tips

It’s time to start planning spring break! If you’re in school in the wintery Northeast or Midwest, sunny climates such as Florida, California, the Caribbean and Latin America are attractive. Research, plan your trip, book reservations and have a fantastic …

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Discover Higher Education in the United States

University, college, liberal arts, community college… you may have heard of these different types of institutions and programs of higher education in the United States. But what are they all, and what does each mean for you when applying or …

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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 …

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Venezuelan International Education Payments: CENCOEX

If you’re a student from Venezuela trying to study outside of the country, then you’re most likely familiar with the difficulties of obtaining foreign currency from the Venezuelan government branch responsible for approving funds for education payments, CENCOEX (previously known …

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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 …

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Spring Internship: Making the Most of Your College Experience

For college students who want to complete an internship, you might be putting off the search for this summer. But have you considered doing an internship during the spring term? It’s never too late (or too early) to start looking …

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