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As an international student, applying to study in the USA takes planning and lots of work. You’ll have many questions, so you’ll need some help to achieve your goal. We have made it easier for you to succeed by putting together a free database of in-depth articles and stories about international students, the US educational system and much more.

New York State of Mind

New York State of Mind

Think of New York and a flash of iconic images zoom into focus: the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the neon splendor of Times Square, for starters. But venture beyond the five boroughs, and you’ll find rolling green landscapes dott...

Category: Life in the USA
February 15th, 2022
Top Reasons to Study in Canada

Top Reasons to Study in Canada

For students interested in studying abroad, Canada is a safe, open and tolerant multicultural society with a unique education system that offers a rich variety of academic programs.

Student Appreciation: Portland Community College

Student Appreciation: Portland Community College

Maria Hands Ruz from Venezuela says, “I decided to be an international student at Portland Community College (PCC) because I liked the option of spending two years at college before transferring to a university, and I am so glad I took that dec...

California Dreamin’

California Dreamin’

Are you interested in studying in California? Every year, more than 150,000 international students choose to expand their academic horizons in the country’s third-largest state. California’s diversity can be seen in its population, its ge...

Bonding with Food

Bonding with Food

Sohini, an international student from India at Lycoming College in Pennsylvania, missed food from home. So she started cooking it for herself, and then she started sharing it with her friends. “[The cooking group] is one of my ways of showing m...

January 18th, 2022
Moorpark College Student Shout Outs

Moorpark College Student Shout Outs

“At Moorpark College, we have a good International community,” says Tamim Mansoori from Afghanistan, who is studying computer science. “It was nice to be in a place where I was surrounded by other international students. I was able...

Life in Washington State

Life in Washington State

Shoki Nakata from Japan is an international student at Edmonds College. He is currently majoring in biology and hopes to transfer to a four-year university. He says, “Overall, I love life in Washington State and at Edmonds College. I can’...

Home Away from Home

Home Away from Home

Nadim Boukhdhir from Tunisia is a Fulbright Scholar at Kent State University. He says, “I was accepted to pursue a Master of Architecture at Kent State University, where I wanted to learn about the relationship between architecture and educatio...

January 13th, 2022
My New Life at Truckee Meadows Community College

My New Life at Truckee Meadows Community College

Kiara-Naseem Larkins, an international student from Germany at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) says, “It honestly feels like TMCC students, faculty, and staff are a big family where everyone looks out for each other. If you have diffic...

Studying Biology at Edmonds College

Studying Biology at Edmonds College

Shoki Nakata from Japan is an international student at Edmonds College. He is currently majoring in biology and hopes to transfer to a four-year university. He says, “I had started to search for colleges in the U.S. by focusing only on if they...

Studying at Northwest Missouri State University

Studying at Northwest Missouri State University

Camilo Castelblanco Riveros, who is from Colombia, graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with his bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology with a minor in chemistry. He has accepted an offer to join Boys Town National Research H...

St. Joseph’s is a Top College

St. Joseph’s is a Top College

St. Joseph’s College (SJC) was ranked as a top college by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. “We are proud to be recognized once again as one of the best colleges in the nation,” said Donald R. Boomgaarden, PhD, SJC president....

International Financial Trading Competition Winners

International Financial Trading Competition Winners

In just a month, a team of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) graduate students grew $500,000 into $1.25 million and claimed a top prize in an international financial trading competition. Competing against 385 other teams from around the w...

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