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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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How to Stay Healthy at College

Whether you’re an incoming first-year student, departing for an exchange program, or still haven’t shed that “freshman 15”, there are general health and fitness guidelines that all students can try to follow. If this is the first time you’ll be …

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Taking Online Classes as an International Student

With the world becoming an even more digitally connected place, online classes and programs have become quite popular. In fall 2011, more than 6.7 million students took an online course at a U.S. institution, which was an all-time high. For …

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A Basic Guide to Greek Life for International Students

Greek life – fraternities and sororities – may not be an integral part of every university in the United States, but it is definitely a uniquely American concept and institution. Fraternities and sororities, which make up Greek life, probably seem …

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How to Get Through a Group Project

If you’re going to college, it’s inevitable that you’ll be placed in a group project at least once. Many people cringe when their instructor speaks the words, anticipating the awkwardness of working with classmates, tense situations, and knowing that there …

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Safety Tips for College Students

Safety is one of the five most important factors for international students when considering where to study abroad. Most university campuses and their surroundings are quite safe, especially in the United States. Campus safety is a priority, and many schools …

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How to Tip in the UK

Are you an international student in the UK? If so, you need to learn about one of the touchiest subjects in the history of cultural customs. Tipping. Tipping etiquette in the UK is similar to the rest of Europe, partially …

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What You Forgot to Bring to College

Whether you’re already settled into your new dorm room or you’re still packing for your international flight, there’s a significant chance that you either forgot to pack something or didn’t even think to bring it. There are hundreds of ready-made …

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The 7 Best Student Discounts on Laptops

As a student, you’re probably always looking for the best deal, largest savings, and most convenient way to make purchases. With the school year starting, we want to make sure you’re aware of student discounts at some of the most …

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How to Live Without a Car in the U.S.

According a U.S. News & World report, 48% of students at the U.S. universities surveyed have a car on campus. That percentage varies widely from campus to campus; at some colleges virtually all students have cars, at other schools only …

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