Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela

You Don’t Have to Study Business to Do Business

Viet Nam currently ranks 5th among all countries sending students to the United States – with nearly 31,000 at all levels, mostly in higher education.  According to the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, 29.3% of all Vietnamese undergraduates in the US were studying business/management. This was the second highest percentage of any sending country – after Indonesia. Why are so many young Vietnamese studying business in the US, among other countries? Because parents – as the key decision-makers – have bought…

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Top 5 Universities for International Student Attendance

Studying in the USA is a dream for many international students. Furthering your education in the United States provides many opportunities to learn about American culture and other cultures as well. Many universities have large international student attendance which provides comfort to many international students who are adapting to American life. Here are Study in the USA’s Top 5 Universities for International Student Attendance. University of Southern California Located in the city of Los Angeles, University of Southern California (USC)…

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Attending a community college is a smart choice. Here’s how.

Many American and international students attend a community college for the first two years of university studies. There are many benefits of this model in comparison to studying all four years at a university. Community colleges offer significantly lower tuition, smaller classes and strong student support. Students then transfer to a 4-year college or university for the final two years of their bachelor’s degree. This plan is known as the “2 + 2 model” – two years at a community…

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Navigating College Rankings

In many countries, national rankings are the best way to learn about top colleges and universities; however, the United States is very different. Rankings are not developed by the US government or Department of Education, and each ranking system looks at different variables. How do US rankings work and how can you use it to help pick the best college or university for you? There are several private companies that produce their own versions of national and regional rankings, including…

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Linda Luo is a South African student from China: Majoring in Biology and Minoring in Chemistry at the University of Redlands

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO STUDY IN THE USA? I visited the USA for two summers of my high school to do summer course programs. My experiences were great and really provided me some perspective. I also really like the diversity I experienced. As a result, I’ve always just had plans to continue my higher education in the USA. Additionally, I’ve always wanted to be in the health and medical field. My belief was that the USA was the place…

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Helga Martell from Peru: Studying Business Management at the University of Nevada, Reno

Helga Martell from Peru is a junior majoring in Business Management at the University of Nevada, Reno in Reno, Nevada. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO STUDY IN THE USA? I decided to study in USA because of the excellent educational opportunities this country has for its local and international students. In addition, USA is a multicultural country where I can be myself and to share my experiences with other international students. The standard of education is pretty high, a fact that I…

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How hard is it to get accepted into an Ivy League school?

In the USA, the term Ivy League or Ivies refers to a group of colleges and universities that are considered very elite and selective in admissions. There are eight schools that are considered Ivy League schools: Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University. How hard is it to get accepted into an Ivy League university? These eight schools have a reputation for being highly selective during their admissions process.…

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IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Want to study in the USA? You can with IELTS! IELTS – the International English Language Testing System is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration. Each year, hundreds of thousands of U.S.-bound students register to take IELTS in order to apply to colleges and universities across the United States. IELTS opens doors to international education and work abroad. IELTS scores are accepted by over 10,000 organizations worldwide, including universities, employers, immigration…

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Creating a better world: Perspectives from Indian schools

For the purpose of this article, I would like to break down the Indian school-going student population into two groups with the understanding that it is not representative of the entire nation. The majority of students who enroll in various public education systems and the small percentage who enroll in a spectrum of international/private based schools. In India, the public education system is largely still based on national testing, and a standardized curriculum rewarding rote memorization with little to no…

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Snippets of awesomeness from US campuses

American college campuses are full of unique experiences and opportunities. Many of these opportunities are specially created for international students to showcase their talents and build life-long friendships. Their success, both, on campus and in career, is often the direct result of these engagements. The key is to be curious and be observant. The more you see, the more you get. We are delighted to put together a list of opportunities which were shared with us from campuses across the…

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