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How to avoid Burnout at College

How to avoid Burnout at College

You have piles of school work, don’t sleep enough, don’t eat well, don’t exercise regularly, you are likely behind schedule and are chasing unrealistic goals?  If living a college life without taking care of yourself properly, you may face Burnout in the long run. But don’t worry, we at peerTransfer have come up with a […]

iStudent Corner: How Ksenia from Russia got a job in the U.S. after college!

iStudent Corner: How Ksenia from Russia got a job in the U.S. after college!

Today we are interviewing Ksenia Yakustidi from Russia, who is a 2011 Suffolk University Alum with a Masters in Political Science. Tell us a little about how you came to study and work in the United States? I came to the United States in 2007 through the student exchange summer programme “Work & Travel”, after […]

Make the U.S. Student Visa Process Painless

Make the U.S. Student Visa Process Painless

By Emily Burt Get to your embassy appointment on time and have all of your international student paperwork ready. Paperwork: It’s the part of a life-changing experience that no one likes. However, if you’re planning on studying abroad, it’s something you’re going to have to wade through before you can jump on that plane. For international students, […]

Assisting Students in Need: International Students Experiencing Cultural Adjustment Difficulties

Assisting Students in Need: International Students Experiencing Cultural Adjustment Difficulties

Identifying the Problem: Most international students (and others who interact in a new culture) experience some form of culture shock at some point during their stay.Feelings of disorientation and confusion often occur when students undertake a program of study in a new culture. It is normal for students to go through a period of cultural […]