Tag Archives: study abroad

How to Ace the TOEFL Speaking Exam

    If you’re an international student looking to study in the United States, you’ve probably heard of the TOEFL exam. The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a standardized English language proficiency test for non-native English language speakers …

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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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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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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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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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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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iStudent Corner: What to expect when you first arrive at the airport in the U.S.!

You have packed your stuff, you farewelled your family and friends and have boarded the airplane.  You are extremely excited about your new chapter in life – studying abroad in the United States. You have probably imagined what your room …

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iStudent Corner: Meet Brendan from Switzerland, International Student at Marist College

Today, we are interviewing Brendan Bernegger from Switzerland. He’s a Freshman at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.   Why did you choose to study abroad? I knew that by studying abroad in America I would get a very good education …

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iStudent Corner: How Francesco from Italy learned how to ski at Dartmouth!

Today, we are interviewing Francesco Tollini, a graduate student from Italy, who studied at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.   What made you decide to study abroad, and why did you choose Dartmouth? I have two older sisters who …

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