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Why Study Abroad?

My congregation asked me to study journalism to report our work as missionaries around the world. I accepted this proposal with enthusiasm. So, I came here to the U.S. to master my communication skills and become a good communicator. Read more

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Qian Gao Shares the Benefits of the International Student Program and Language Academy at Los Angeles City College

Studying abroad is a brand new experience for all students. I am an international student studying in the master of education in educational counseling program at USC. My journey started without any language preparation. After graduating from high school in China, I had a half-year gap to prepare to complete my TOEFL exams and apply to study in the United States. Read more

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What is life like as a vet?

All pet owners will agree that animals have their own special ways of putting a smile on our faces and providing a sense of purpose and fulfilment. Animals can also provide emotional and psychological benefits and reduce the feelings of loneliness and isolation in human beings. If you’re an animal lover and would like to build a career helping them, being a veterinarian could be right for you. Read more

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I Know What It’s Like!

She knows what’s like living abroad, far from her own country, and learning how to speak a new language. But now she is in the U.S., where she was born, and helps international students achieve their life goals. Read more

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Ways to Success

Imagine that for your first birthday, your parents offer you a book which encompasses everything about life: The harmony of the universe, human relationships, success, and everything else we can think of. Imagine you have been given the “Book of Life,” a manuscript that guarantees your success and happiness during your time on this earth. Read more

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The Journey of My College Friend: Lisa's Relentless Courage, Perseverance, and Faith

I hope that others who have endured adversity can find the strength to keep chasing their dreams because life is too short and too beautiful not to pursue something you love deeply. However, when doing so, don’t forget the most important things in life — the relationships with your family and friends, the experiences you go through, and the people you meet. I am forever thankful for my painful journey; without it, there are so many incredible individuals that I would have never crossed paths with, individuals who truly changed my life. Read more