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  • Article Image International Education Fairs

    International Education Fairs

    Fairs at a glance: Student education fairs give you a chance to speak directly with representatives of U.S. universities, language programs and summer schools. You can visit each school's booth, talk with people who teach and work there, and take home brochures and applications.

    Student education fairs give you a chance to speak directly with representatives of U.S. universities, language programs and summer schools. You can visit each school's booth, talk with people who teach and work there, and take home brochures and applications.

    Below is the schedule of fairs where Study in the USA® will be present. Come say hello, and pick up a copy of the new edition of Study in the USA Magazine!

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  • Article Image How to Create a Productive Morning Routine

    How to Create a Productive Morning Routine

    The morning routine helps set the tone for the day, allowing you to control your schedule rather than the schedule controlling you, causing unnecessary stress. Start each day focused on the tasks at hand and be sure to prioritize your time, which in turn will increase your productivity. 

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  • Article Image Read Study in the USA E-Magazines!

    Read Study in the USA E-Magazines!

    Inside you’ll find articles, interviews, tips and programs exclusively featured in the annual print editions of Study in the USA. It is the guide to education in the USA. Even better, there are e-magazines in multiple languages.

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  • Article Image STEM and Liberal Arts? More Intertwined Than You’d Think.

    STEM and Liberal Arts? More Intertwined Than You’d Think.

    From my own experience I can tell you that one of the questions that people with liberal arts degrees get asked the most is probably, “What will you do with your degree?” 

    This doesn’t come from a bad place; we are in a tech-driven economy. According to Forbes and Glassdoor, computer science is the highest paying major five years out of college, along with electrical, mechanical, and chemical engineering. 

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  • Article Image Quarters vs Semesters

    Quarters vs Semesters

    I didn’t realize that quarters and semesters could be so different until my first summer break. All of my friends from my country who had also gone to study in the U.S. started posting their pictures eating cevicheat the beach while I was still studying for my spring-quarter midterms. This is because typically, U.S. colleges and universities are divided in one of two academic systems: quarters or semesters. Both have numerous benefits, yet according to Study.com, about 90% of colleges in the United States use the semester system. So, what are the main differences between the two?

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  • Article Image Types of Careers that Enable you to Travel

    Types of Careers that Enable you to Travel

    Because it is easier to apply for visa these days than ever before, coupled with the fact that circulation of information on social media is easier and faster, it is the dream of everyone to travel the world. But there is one big limitation to this dream: Most careers restrict people to a cubical or even a small desk. The working population, which apparently has the money to travel, do not get more than a week or two that they can actually use to visit their dream destinations.

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  • Article Image Lights, Camera, College Application!

    Lights, Camera, College Application!

    Today’s students want to share their credentials and personal stories in a more lively, three-dimensional way. Fortunately, new tools are making it easier for college applicants to use technology to show off their personalities, skills, and creativity.

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  • Article Image 5 Tips For Surviving Dorm Life

    5 Tips For Surviving Dorm Life

    Living in a college residence hall next year? It’s a good bet you will have an RA, or resident assistant, assigned to your building or floor. This is someone you should definitely get to know. He or she is usually an upperclassman who lives in one of the dorm rooms and is there to enforce the rules but also to help the residents with whatever they need. 

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  • Article Image Study-Abroad App Has the Right ‘Sauce’

    Study-Abroad App Has the Right ‘Sauce’

    Growing up in China, Jun Jiang enjoyed helping “figure things out” and knew at an early age he wanted to develop technology.

    This love for problem-solving led Jiang, now a business student at San Diego State University in California, to develop an app that has helped more than 100,000 Chinese students better maneuver the challenges of studying and living in the United States, far removed from the comfort of their homes and families.

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  • Article Image Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation

    Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation

    Summer break can be the perfect time to help get prepared for your next academic year and have a little fun! Use these tips to make the most of your summer vacation.

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  • Article Image Study Business in Canada

    Study Business in Canada

    We’ve established why, over recent years, more and more international students favor Canada as a destination for their future studies. According to StudyPortals, there are popular programs in areas such as environmental science, social sciences, engineering and technology, medicine, and even arts. However, the most popular program, especially among international students, is business.

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  • Article Image 8 Reasons to Study in B.C., Canada

    8 Reasons to Study in B.C., Canada

    When you decide where you want to study, obviously you have to look at the universities or institutions depending on your interests or career choice. However, I really think that where you will learn is also an important factor. With just these eight reasons, at least you know if you find a school that fits you in B.C, you will definitely have a good time in between classes as well.

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  • Article Image Moving to the USA? Learn why building credit is vital in the USA.

    Moving to the USA? Learn why building credit is vital in the USA.

    Most international students arrive in the U.S. with no credit history. This makes it very difficult to obtain a variety of essential services. In this article, we explain why it’s important to start building credit, and how to begin building yours upon arrival in the USA.

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  • Article Image How to Make a Budget (and Stick to It!)

    How to Make a Budget (and Stick to It!)

    Paying for your education is more than tuition. You’ll have to consider all your monthly expenses, books, rent and any unexpected costs that may pop up over the course of the semester. Having a budget in place before you get to campus can help hold you accountable all year. Use these helpful tips to establish your budget and stick to it! 

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  • Article Image Useful Links & Useful Information

    Useful Links & Useful Information

    Other Internet Resources

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  • Article Image College Success Stories That Inspire: Lessons from Inside and Outside the Classroom

    College Success Stories That Inspire: Lessons from Inside and Outside the Classroom

    You can get deeper insight into US higher education culture by reading a new book called College Success Stories That InspireThis book will give you an impression of what life is like at a variety of universities throughout the USA, told from the perspective of current and former students. 

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  • Article Image Tips for Traveling in the United States

    Tips for Traveling in the United States

    In addition to the educational opportunities, studying in the United States is a great opportunity to explore the country. Designated breaks in the school year can provide perfectly timed escapes from campus life, and the chance to spend time with your friends on adventures.

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  • Article Image Programs with Online Brochures

    Programs with Online Brochures

    Click on the buttons below to view the online brochures of schools that you may be interested in.

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  • Article Image Working in the USA with a Student Visa

    Working in the USA with a Student Visa

    One of the most common questions students ask me through my immigration law practice is whether they can work while studying and how to maximize this benefit. 

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  • Article Image STEM OPT: How to work in the USA for three years with an F-1 visa

    STEM OPT: How to work in the USA for three years with an F-1 visa

    For F-1 students studying in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), there is now a way to extend your work permit even further.

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