Studying abroad

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    What to Pack for Your University Study in North America

    Posted 19 July 2017

    Your new university will be a ‘home away from home’ for the next couple of years. Naturally, students have a hard time deciding what to bring with them for the duration of their studies. Even small questions like ‘Will they have my favorite shampoo in that country?’ or ‘Is one jacket enough, or should I carry two?’ can seem big. Read on to see what you need to pack.


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    How to Prepare for Your Final Exams

    Posted 27 April 2017

    The end of April means that final exams for the spring semester are approaching. Certainly they are stressful but they are also a way you can showcase the knowledge and skills you acquired during the semester. Preparation is a key to passing your final exams. In this blog post you will find some tips on how to prepare for your big tests.


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    What is the Difference Between University and College?

    Posted 12 April 2017

    In the United States students often use these three words to describe their educational institution - university, college, school. What are the differences between them and could they be used interchangeably?


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    Top 10 Tips for Passing Your Student Visa Interview

    Posted 10 March 2017

    If you are planning on going to a university in North America, you may be wondering about the logistics of getting there. The visa interview is a very important step that could be intimidating to some people. But don’t worry! Below you will find some tips on how to pass your student visa interview.


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    What You Need to Know About Teaching Styles in North America

    Posted 23 February 2017

    Depending on what your country of origin is, you may be more or less familiar with teaching styles in the US and Canadian universities. Below you will find five tips on what to expect when you come to the US or Canada to study.


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    Your Guide to American Holidays in February

    Posted 01 February 2017

    February may be the shortest month of the year but this does not mean it is uneventful. There are national holidays, international celebrations and major sports events in February. As an international student, some of these holidays may be new to you, so here is a break down.


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    4 Tips to Navigate Your First Semester Abroad Like a Pro

    Posted 27 January 2017

    Congratulations! You have been accepted to your dream university and arrived on campus along with other students from around the world. Now it’s time to think of the strategies to increase your productivity, adjust to new schedule and learn how to make the most of studying abroad.


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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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    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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