Adjusting to College Life as an International Student

Adjusting to College Life as an International Student

While college can be a difficult change for any student, this is taken on to a whole new level for international students. As if securing a visa wasn’t…

Here Are the Financial Aid Basics for International Students

Here Are the Financial Aid Basics for International Students

Colleges, especially private ones, aren’t always as aid-friendly as you think. Many colleges don’t allow international students in the Early Decision/Early Action group to request…

What I Learned About the College Search as an International Student

What I Learned About the College Search as an International Student

While starting the college search is difficult, finding the right college has even more hurdles as an international student. With foreign terms such as the…

You Could Be Eating Eclairs Right Now: How to go to University in France

You Could Be Eating Eclairs Right Now: How to go to University in France

“Parlez-vous français?” If oui, and if you’re a rising senior looking at international options, applying to universities in the land of croissants and châteaus may be right for…

How to Conquer the UK Tier 4 Visa Application

How to Conquer the UK Tier 4 Visa Application

If you’re reading this article, you probably hold an offer of acceptance from a UK university, so CONGRATULATIONS! Applying internationally is a daunting and exhaustive…

Should You Consider Universities in the UK?

Should You Consider Universities in the UK?

When my friends and family heard I was applying abroad to the United Kingdom for university, I was peppered with questions like: “Why?” Because it’s awesome….

6 Factors to Consider When Deciding to Be an International Student

6 Factors to Consider When Deciding to Be an International Student

This article deals with attending a foreign institution for all of your undergraduate years. For study abroad programs, click here. Deciding where to go for…

Moving Abroad for College

Moving Abroad for College

When I made the decision to study college abroad, people said it was bold. It is strange because at the time, I had never reflected…

Dealing with Homesickness (from Someone Who’s Been There Before)

Dealing with Homesickness (from Someone Who’s Been There Before)

I never really felt homesick my first semester of college. Everything was so new and exciting, and I was so busy adjusting and studying for…

Parental Pressure from the Eyes of an International Student

Parental Pressure from the Eyes of an International Student

Dealing with parental pressure? What is it? Some may ask. Others, however, may not have gotten the chance to have open-minded and supportive parents, helping them through…

Debunking the ‘International Students Never Get Financial Aid’ Myth

Debunking the ‘International Students Never Get Financial Aid’ Myth

As an international student, I don’t have enough fingers or toes to count the number of times I’ve been told not to think about receiving…

Preparing for College Across the Ocean

Preparing for College Across the Ocean

College is starting soon and unfortunately that means it is time for goodbyes.  If you live 10 miles away from your college, it might be…

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