Category Archives: International Students

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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3 Tips to Prepare for Your F1 Visa Interview By Brianna Burrows

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In order to study in the USA in a full-time degree seeking program, international students will need an F1 visa. The process of getting your F1 visa can be a long one but it is worth it! Before you can receive your F1 visa, you must complete an intensive in-person interview with a consular officer. While this interview might seem intimidating, we have three tips to help you prepare for your F1 Visa Interview.

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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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Applying for Your Student Visa – The Basics By Jennifer Privette

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Similar to applying to university, applying for your student visa is not necessarily difficult. However, be ready to be organized, follow a lot of steps, and wait.

First, let’s go over what kind of visa you need. The most common student visa is an F-1 visa. The majority of international students studying in the United States are here on F-1 visas. J-1 visas are primarily for exchange students who receive a majority of their funding (51 percent) from an institution or government sponsor. M-1 visas are for students entering vocational programs.

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Thao Tran from Vietnam: Studying Biochemistry at North Seattle College

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WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO STUDY IN THE USA?

I want to stay independent of my parents, to gain more experience about life and exposure to a new culture. I have given myself many opportunities to find my passion by studying in the U.S.

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Getting Ready for College Applications: Expert Tips for International Students By Diana Clark

Cassandra is one of the international students I am in touch with. She arrived in the United States to continue studying in one of the universities in the greater Chicago area one year ago. For her, getting accepted was like a dream because she would be studying in one of the best educational systems in the world. She anticipated and dreaded the day the university announced who was accepted, and almost jumped out of her pants when she saw her name.

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Study English While on Vacation in Texas 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 Texas, here are some great programs to consider while you’re on vacation:

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