Moving thousands of miles away from your friends can be hard. Making the effort to make new friends in a brand new country is even harder. Where do you even start? Well, the best part of coming to the US for college is that everybody is on the same boat. Unless they’re going to school […]Read more "How To Win Friends & Influence People…As an International Student In America"
Mobile apps can be overwhelming. You’ve got an app for everything and anything it seems like these days! As an international student, finding the best apps that fit your unique lifestyle is crucial. From long distance calls with your family, to keeping track of your homework, to getting the words just right for that English […]Read more "Our Favorite Apps For International Students"
The weather is finally cooling down which means we’re all getting in the spirit of Fall. If you grew up in a country without all four seasons (like one of us did), experiencing the wonders of Fall may be new to you. This magical season full of pumpkin spiced everything and crisp weather comes with […]Read more "Five Fun American Fall Activities To Try This Year"
You’ve been living in the dorms for two years and you can’t handle any more RA’s, cafeteria food, or generic furniture. You’ve had enough and you’re ready to find your own place. Moving off-campus as an international student can have its challenges. From getting approved to rent a place, to having to buy all new […]Read more "How To Move To Your First Off-Campus Place"
Congratulations! You did it. You got a paid job as an international student in the US. Your first day will be exciting, new and fun and you can’t wait to get to work, right? Well, before you get ahead of yourself, your employer will have several forms you will need to complete. Two of those […]Read more "How To Fill Out W-4 and I-9 Forms"
Different countries have different ways of naming people. For example, in South America, people tend to have two different last names and they both appear on all official documents – the father’s last name followed by the mother’s last name. However, in normal day to day, most people tend to only use the father’s last […]Read more "How I Ended Up With Two Different Names In The American System (And What You Can Do So It Doesn’t Happen To You)"
College is supposed to only last four years. With the expense of going to college in the US these days, you need for it to only last four years. However, life gets in the way and sometimes, getting all 120+ required credits done by your Senior year seems like an impossible task. Through strict planning and […]Read more "How To Graduate On Time"