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5 Tips for U.S., International Students to Make Friends in College

5 Tips for U.S., International Students to Make Friends in College

By Julie Mayfield and Lindsey Mayfield No matter where you’re from, fitting in at college can be tough–but these steps can help. A lot of college advice focuses on practical, tangible topics, such as earning good grades, making money last, and even doing laundry. But college represents something else as well: an opportunity to forge new friendships. In fact, some brave students […]

4 Internship Tips for International Students in the U.S.

4 Internship Tips for International Students in the U.S.

By Tra Ho Talk to the international student office about any legal regulations before you look for internships. If you are looking for something fun, productive and possibly lucrative to do over the summer, aninternship is a very good option. As an international student, you might have to face a few hassles while looking for an internship, […]

How to Get a US Student Visa

How to Get a US Student Visa

If you want to study in the US and are not a US citizen you will need to obtain a student visa. Applying for a US student visa can be a long process, so make sure you start preparing well in advance – at least three to five months before your course is due to start. In general, prospective […]

Applying to colleges in the US – big city or small city?

Applying to colleges in the US – big city or small city?

As many college applicants, you probably already have a good idea about which U.S. college is on your favorites list. One of the steps in finding the right college for you is deciding what type of campus setting you prefer. It may be a school that friends and/or family are attending, one that is located in […]