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How Do I Get My I-20 Form?

There is no better feeling than being accepted into your program of choice to study in the USA. You’re one step closer to achieving your dreams! While it might feel like you have gotten over the hardest part of the Read more…


Can I Get A Master’s Degree if My Bachelor’s Degree is in a Different Field?

Deciding what field to study when starting your bachelor’s degree can be a daunting task, especially when you’re 18-years-old. For many students, they realize that the field they completed their bachelor’s degree in is not the field they would like Read more…


What International Students Can Expect from Online Courses

Enrollment in online courses seems to grow with each passing semester. After all, the convenience of completing classwork independent of location is a large draw for many students in this busy world. But when it comes to international students and Read more…


Studying Technology at a U.S. University

When the electrical engineers of the late ’70s and early ’80s introduced the world’s first mobile phones, they never would have imagined the world we live in today. Mobile phones now have features like mobile payment systems and video conferencing, Read more…


Applying for Admission to a U.S. Program

Each U.S. university and college sets its own admission standards and decides which applicants meet those standards. Therefore, you must apply separately to each university or college. Even if you have selected one school where you are sure you want Read more…


Making the Most of Your Campus-Based English Language Program

Making the most of your language program isn’t just about going to class. Of course, there is a lot of learning that happens in a classroom. What many students don’t know is that a lot of what they learn and Read more…


My First Year of College

My first year of college has come to an end and the summer has begun and what better way to talk about it than with a Top 8 list of things I have done during my first year of college. Read more…


Anayo “Lawrence” Kwazema from Nigeria: Attending the 12th Grade at The International School of Minnesota

Why did you decide to attend boarding or summer school in the USA? To get a better education. Why did you choose the The International School of Minnesota (ISM)? Because I have family in Minnesota [in the Twin Cities metro area]. My uncle Read more…


What Every International Student Should Know About Academic Integrity in the U.S.

As a current or future international student, you may have some sense of what it takes to succeed academically in the United States. But have you given much thought to the concept of academic integrity? In simple terms, academic integrity Read more…


Letters of Recommendation: 5 Facts That International Applicants Need to Know

Between cultural differences, language barriers and differing educational systems, international applicants face many challenges when applying to universities in the USA. One of the most difficult aspects of completing your application package as an international student is the letters of Read more…