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Planning for Spring Break

Planning for Spring Break

by Bryanna Davis International students dedicate themselves to intense studying year round, but at some point they need a break from the academic rigors of their courses. Luckily students get one to two weeks each spring semester to take a nice relaxing break away from their classes. Some students decide to go home, and others […]

Spring Break 101

Spring Break 101

While most parts of the United States are currently covered in snow, let’s have some warm thoughts and talk about the upcoming Spring Break!  While Spring Break may not be as common and eventful in other countries, it is an important part of popular college culture. We at peerTransfer have come up with a Spring Break 101 that […]

How international students can save money on food

How international students can save money on food

Many international students live on a budget. Apart from paying tuition, spending money on books, housing and going out, adding the cost of food on top of that can quickly reach your limit. We at peerTransfer have come up with some simple steps on how to have your cake and eat it too.   Eat at the school’s […]

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 […]