Student Voices

Want to know what it’s truly like to be an international student at your dream school? Read about the current experiences of real international students studying in the USA right now. Learn from them what it’s like to be in U.S. classrooms, make friends, get a job, and more.

How Seattle Changed My Perspective

How Seattle Changed My Perspective

Mel Kanbur from Turkey moved to Seattle, WA, at 17 years old with strong opinions about other people. Through exposure to Seattle’s diversity, she learned to be more open minded.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
July 14th, 2021
How the U.S. Permanently Altered My Life

How the U.S. Permanently Altered My Life

Johnny Nezha was born in Albania, grew up in Italy, and now lives and studies in Los Angeles, California. He is inspired by feeling “the young blood pumping through this country’s veins.”

What Are Your Healthy Distractions?

What Are Your Healthy Distractions?

What do you do when you feel stressed, tired, lonely, estranged, fed-up, at sea? Have you ever felt like “I need an escape?” Create your own “escape window!”

Cooking During the Pandemic

Cooking During the Pandemic

Apple Wong is currently an English-language student at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She writes about cooking for her children during the pandemic, baking a cake for a friend, and the lessons she learned. Apple says, “I cook for my fami...

Personalized Education

Personalized Education

St. Francis College is a huge family, and as a family we care about one another. So, if you ever get accepted at SFC, I can give you my word that you won’t feel lonely or left behind.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
June 10th, 2021
What I Would Say Today to My Younger Self

What I Would Say Today to My Younger Self

Live life to the fullest and try all the possible things you have planned, which might take a while to achieve, but it is all about organization, perseverance, and embracing the journey.

Looking for an Internship? You’ve Got This!

Looking for an Internship? You’ve Got This!

Even though I am an international student, my design portfolio, creativity, and ambition to gain real-life experience helped me get the internship, and I am beyond happy I took one step further to become the architect I envision myself.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
June 9th, 2021
My Little Dream

My Little Dream

Dreaming is sometimes very amazing. When one of my dreams comes true, I think it is the result of destiny

Friendship in Pandemic Times

Friendship in Pandemic Times

Eye contact, a sincere smile, and a warm hug were the three ingredients I needed to start a friendship when I was a child. Over time, that list of elements began to grow, but I never thought I would add 6-ft-distance, a mask, and a video call.

Category: StudyUSA Blog
May 20th, 2021
My Next Road Trip Adventure: Yosemite National Park

My Next Road Trip Adventure: Yosemite National Park

Don’t be afraid of picking a place you’ve never been before, instead be eager to explore new areas where you can collect the best memories and be inspired by them at the same time! So far I feel ready to take on this new adventure, and I cannot wait...

A New Journey Is About to Begin

A New Journey Is About to Begin

I am excited to be in this new reality and enjoy as much as I can at this stage of my life. It will definitely require more focus, work, determination and study, but I am hoping to absorb as much information as possible so I can be prepared to be the...

Ending the Semester with 2 Bangs!

Ending the Semester with 2 Bangs!

Genesee Community College, also known as GCC, is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. SUNY is a large comprehensive system of public colleges and universities in New York State, made up of 64 campuses.

Networking of a Lifetime

Networking of a Lifetime

When I decided I wanted to study abroad, the first thing I did was to look for Brazilian students who were pursuing a degree abroad and for staff members who could help me figure out the application process.

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