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.

What’s Your Vision for the United States?

What’s Your Vision for the United States?

“This country is full of potential and things to be done. It doesn’t matter if you plan to go back to your home country or to go elsewhere at the completion of your degree, you always need to make it worth your while.” Johnny Nezha, student blogger a...

Every Love Story is Beautiful

Every Love Story is Beautiful

“Spending time with others is the best way to express love,” writes Apple Wong, an English-language student at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. In this blog post she tells a sweet story about her elderly neighbors.

What Is a Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

What Is a Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

Not all countries use a credit score, but if you’re going to study in the USA — and pay rent and other bills or take out a student loan — it’s a critical number and system to be aware of. Student blogger Johnny Nezha shares how he learned the hard wa...

My Summer Road Trip Adventure Around the U.S.

My Summer Road Trip Adventure Around the U.S.

Student blogger Pietro Rossini from Italy took an American road trip this summer (as soon as he was fully vaccinated!) with friend and fellow Xaverian Missionary Diego. They visited Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Wash...

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.”

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
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.

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