Universities in the USA & Canada Blog

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    How to Get Ready for a New Semester

    Posted 11 January 2017

    New Year means the start of new beginnings and fresh ideas. For many of you it also means one more school semester or perhaps even starting at a new university. To be successful in your studies during the Spring 2017 semester, make sure to follow these helpful tips for a smooth start.


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    #YouAreWelcomeHere Campaign by US Universities

    Posted 06 January 2017

    With over 1 million international students who came to study in the US last year, several US universities started a #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign back in November to reach a global student community.


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    4 Resolutions for the New Year

    Posted 03 January 2017

    The start of the year is a perfect time to reflect on the achievements of the year that passed and to set the goals for the upcoming one. Many students around the world dream about studying abroad, so here’s a short checklist of New Year’s resolutions that can help you get closer to your dream.


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    10 Activities to Destress After Finals

    Posted 19 December 2016
    For many students the last couple of weeks were very stressful: sleepless nights in the libraries or homes to prepare for the tests and term papers in order to receive good semester grades. For some of you this may even have been your last semester in school, and that’s even more stressful!


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    4 Reasons to Study in North America

    Posted 08 December 2016

    Many students have dreamed at least once about studying abroad. And why wouldn’t they? New friends, exciting road trips, different cultures and diverse backgrounds, new school subjects, and so much more. While it all seems very realistic and manageable, the first step on your journey to study abroad – preparation and research – can be tricky. There are so many university options out there, so many countries you want to visit, so how do you choose where to go?