Tuesday, September 2, 2014

5 Tips for Transferring From a Community College [VLOG]

Did you know that there are more than a thousand community colleges in the United States? Did you also know that community colleges can be a great way for you to get prepared for academics at a rigorous 4-year college or university?

The American Association of Community Colleges lists 1,132 community colleges in the U.S. with a total of 13 million international students attending them as of fall 2011.

Friday, August 29, 2014

No Need to be Perfect to Stand Out

By Yixin Zhao
MA Candidate at Columbia University

I arrived in New York City on 25 August 2013, which marked the beginning of my journey at Columbia University. As I walked around campus, it all seemed unreal to me. As a student who had been spending half a semester figuring what Columbia saw in me, I would like to share my story with you.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

How to Apply to Medical Schools in the U.S.

By James Zhou
MD Candidate at New York University School of Medicine

Successful matriculation at a U.S. medical school can be difficult for international applicants who hold neither a U.S. citizenship nor permanent residency status. But nothing is impossible if you set your mind on it. Below are some tips and guidelines to help you through the medical school application process. 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Should I Choose a Masters or Ph.D. Degree?

Studying in the U.S. is different than anywhere else is the world because of the extensive opportunities across fields in the thousands of colleges and universities in the U.S. The U.S. has the largest number of graduate schools in the world and the research and training you receive in the U.S. is cutting edge. The U.S. higher education system is also unique in that it is accessible through various paths and you can enter graduate studies at any point in your life. The government is also heavily invested in providing funding and support.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

MBA Bridge Programs for Three-Year Degree Holders

By Naimeesha Murthy 

Are you an international student or a professional seeking a MBA in the U.S.? American MBA programs are world famous for giving students a competitive edge in the business world through its outstanding education, practical training, varied specialized programs and incomparable networking opportunities and resources.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Why Choose a Women’s College?

By Yuanyuan “Rebecca” Fang

Perhaps you’ve never thought about attending a women’s college on your list of possibilities. I graduated with honors from Agnes Scott College (ASC) in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia in 2013. Initially, it wasn’t a deciding factor for me as I started my application process, but it turned out to be one of the most significant and beneficial decisions of my life. Below is a list of the top ten most popular women’s colleges among international students.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Why Studying in the U.S. Was Important to Me

Hello everyone, my name is Alejandro Guayaquil-Sosa, I am a master’s student in the United States focusing on computer programming. I hold a physics degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and I like to combine my math and physics knowledge to create science tools on the computer. I made the decision to study in the U.S. because I wanted to learn outside of my home country due to the lack of opportunities it offers to hard science disciplines such as my major, physics. 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

[CAMPUS SPOTLIGHT] University of Minnesota Law School

The University of Minnesota Law School, ranked as one of the country's top public law schools, is a recognized leader in preparing students to solve the complex social, economic and business issues of our time. Our exceptional faculty, innovative curriculum and unmatched clinical and experiential learning opportunities equip students for the demands of the 21st century.

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