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  • Article Image Scholarships for international students

    Scholarships for international students

    The American college experience is famous around the world.  American colleges offer an outstanding education and a great social experience. It’s no wonder that students all over the world flock to the United States to complete their degree.

     

    But, international students face a major dilemma. The price tag is much higher than what students find in their home country.

     


     

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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 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 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 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 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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  • Article Image Study in the USA Application Process

    Study in the USA Application Process

    The Study in the USA Application will require the following information. Gather this information before you begin the application so you can complete the application efficiently.

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  • Article Image Glossary

    Glossary

    This glossary will help you understand the terms and language used to describe education in the U.S.A. You will find the words listed below are used throughout this magazine. Your understanding of the contents of this magazine will be greatly enhanced if you take the time to reference the terms below, and check back to this list often.

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  • Article Image Speaking English like a North American

    Speaking English like a North American

    Going to the U.S.A. to study is an incredible experience for anyone who gets the opportunity. The openness of the culture, along with the amazing international flavor, makes it a temporary home that is welcoming and exciting. There is one thing that has often gotten lost in the shuffle of the excitement and it's very important: the difference between speaking English in a classroom and actually speaking like a North American once you arrive.

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  • Article Image Welcome to Study in the USA ®

    Welcome to Study in the USA ®

    Study in the USA ® is the education guide for international students. Here you can Request Information from English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, universities, colleges, and boarding schools in the U.S.A. and Canada. Search the list of programs by language or category

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  • Article Image Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

    Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

    The services that Study in the USA provides to you on the StudyUSA.com web site are subject to the following Terms of Use

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  • Article Image Online Education for International Students

    Online Education for International Students

    For international transfer students, integration into the U.S. university system brings challenges. Potential roadblocks include English proficiency requirements and an inability to transfer credits from an overseas school. Online education can help international students orient themselves in the U.S. system and accelerate their progress toward a degree.

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  • Article Image Tips for Writing an Effective Research Paper

    Tips for Writing an Effective Research Paper

    If you aren’t familiar with what a research paper is, let me give you’re a rundown of the definition: a research paper is a form of academic writing that has theoretical and substantial information that has gone through the proper process of in-depth research. It could contain arguments based on a thesis with significant evidence from a variety of supporting and reliable sources.

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