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How to study effectively: Best practices

How to study effectively: Best practices

International Students are already dealing with many issues in their lives, and because of all of the different things trying to catch your attention, it can be hard to concentrate on studying. We at peerTransfer have come up with some tips and tricks that will get you on the right track. It is not necessarily […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Pick the Right College Major

5 Ways to Pick the Right College Major

Students should follow their hearts, not simply choose a major that betters job prospects. By BRIAN BURNSED To be an English major or not to be? That is the question that plagues thousands of newly minted college students each year, who have nightmares of walking off the stage at graduation directly into an unemployment line. But […]

Research U.S. Colleges as an International Student

Research U.S. Colleges as an International Student

By MIRJAM MILSCH The wide variety of colleges and grad schools in the U.S. can leave international students feeling lost when they begin searching for schools. I’m familiar with that feeling, considering there are nearly 4,500 total degree-granting schools in the U.S. I was awarded a grant through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, which meant I […]