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How to make friends being an International Student in the U.S.

How to make friends being an International Student in the U.S.

Have you ever felt like you are the only one who has not made (m)any friends yet at college? Being an international student in the U.S. can sometimes be intimidating, and you may ask yourself why is it so hard to develop friendships. Don’t worry – be happy, as we here at peerTransfer have put together some […]

5 tips for managing living expenses while studying abroad

5 tips for managing living expenses while studying abroad

In an ideal world, your living expenses abroad will be equivalent to the expenses you would have at home. However, this is not always the case.  If you are going abroad for your first year, it is not easy to know what to expect, how much money you will need and create and manage a […]

5 Ways International Freshmen Can Develop Active Social Lives

5 Ways International Freshmen Can Develop Active Social Lives

By TRA HO As an international student, you will face obstacles that include bridging initial culture gaps, adopting the American way of life and overcoming homesickness. Below are some tips to build a network of friends and develop a full social life. 1. Make friends with a wide variety of people: International students tend to stick together, as […]

How to Remember Your Experience as an International Student

How to Remember Your Experience as an International Student

by Bryanna Davis Being in a foreign place while studying abroad is exciting, with all of its new sights, sounds, smells and tastes. These are things that you’ll never want to forget, and as time goes on you’ll want to reflect back on and reminisce. Sometimes when we experience so many new things in such a condensed period […]