Category Archives: Students Around The World

How to Learn About Universities as an International Student By Kristina Carroll, CollegeWeekLive

If you’re an international student thinking about studying in the United States, you might think it’s impossible to learn everything you need to know about the American universities you’re interested in. However, with today’s technology and universities’ increasing online presence, it’s easy for prospective international students to research schools from thousands of miles away. Here are just a few ways you can interact with universities in the United States.

 

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How to Stay Safe During Your Study Abroad By Eileen O'Shanassy

If you are planning on heading overseas for part of your studies, you’re probably really excited about experiencing a different place and a new culture. However, it is important to do what you can to stay safe. Travel always brings a bit of uncertainty, but knowing how to stay safe can be helpful. These are just a few tips that can help you enjoy your adventure abroad as much as possible.

 

 

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Travel in the USA

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For many Americans, the warm summer months of June, July and August mean vacation—a time to get into the car and head for the open road. Summer travel is especially popular among U.S. university students, who are typically on summer break from classes. With this time, they can travel to different parts of their own country. For international students, summer is also a perfect time to travel and visit colleges, universities and English language programs.

 

 

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Admissions Tests for International Students

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IELTS for the USA

International English Language Testing System

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, a test designed to assess the language ability of non-native speakers of English for admissions into higher education and other purposes. IELTS tests all four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

 

 

 

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9 Apps That Help International Students Adjust to Life in the United States By Ethan Miller

The United States of America is one of the most sought after education hubs in the world, attracting students from all across the globe. Irrespective of culture, creed or nationality, students from all walks of life harbor the American dream of making it big by pursuing the degree of their choice from one of the best US universities.

 

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Learning English While On Vacation in the Southern United States! By Brianna Burrows

Taking a vacation to the United States is an endless adventure! There is so much to see and do, but why not take advantage of your time in the USA to improve your English? Intensive English Programs (IEP) are short term programs to help you learn or improve your English. IEP’s are offered all across the country, but if you’re visiting friends or family in the South, here are some great programs to consider while you’re on vacation:

 

 

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How to Apply for a Summer Intensive English Program By Brianna Burrows

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Summer intensive English programs are short term programs, ranging from 3-14 weeks that allow international students to learn English during the months of June, July, and August. Programs are offered at a range of educational institutions such as colleges, universities and private institutions across the USA. Summer intensive programs are a great way for students to accelerate their English language skills. If you’re interested in applying to a summer intensive program, here are the steps you need to take to apply.

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Learning English While On Vacation in the Midwest of the USA! By Brianna Burrows

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Taking a vacation to the United States is an endless adventure! There is so much to see and do, but why not take advantage of your time in the USA to improve your English?! Intensive English Programs (IEP) are short term programs to help you learn or improve your English. IEP’s are offered all across the country, but if you’re visiting friends or family in the Midwest, here are some great programs to consider while you’re on vacation:

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How the ESL Program is Changing in Public Education By Eileen O'Shanassy

Gone are the days when school districts hired English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors and placed non-native English speakers in all-day sessions geared to teach language skills and little else. Modern ESL teachers are highly trained professional members of the school staff who work hard to make sure that each non-native speaker gets a tailor-made curriculum that will bring him or her into the mainstream as quickly as possible. Here are the key components of modern ESL courses.

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Colleges & Universities That Offer Scholarships to International Students: Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa By Brianna Burrows

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Finding the money to attend a college or university can be quite a struggle, especially for international students. That’s why it is by far one of the most popular questions on StudyUSA.com: where can I find scholarships for international students? We will be answering that popular question every week by posting schools that offer scholarships to international students.

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