Tag: international students

4 Ways to Stand Out as an International Applicant

CollegeXpress Student Writer

It can be difficult to stand out in the application pool as an international student. Here are some ways to help your university application shine! read more

3 Essential Tips for IELTS Success

Test Prep Expert, Magoosh

Nervous about taking the IELTS? Here are three tips to help ease your mind and make taking the test a little less daunting. read more

Exploring a College's Cultural Fit

Director of University Marketing, Enrollment Management, St. Thomas University

When there's a good cultural fit, you will feel at home at the final university you choose. Here's how to review your schools through this cultural lens. read more

Scholarships for International Students (Undergrad and Grad!)

Freelance Writer

Just a list of scholarships and fellowships aimed at international students studying in the United States! read more

The Ultimate Guide to US Financial Aid for International Students

Associate Vice President for Global Enrollment and Engagement, Gannon University

For international students wondering about US financial aid, wonder no further. A university insider explains. (Updated July 2017!) read more

Experiencing the 2016 US Presidential Election From Abroad

Student, Occidental College

Naomi was studying abroad in Japan on November 8, 2016, so she had to watch the election results unfold from afar--while surrounded by people who couldn't really understand what she was going through. This is what it was like. read more

My Life in the United States: Stories From International Students


Get an idea of why these three international students chose to study in the United States and what their experience has been like. read more

The Complete Guide to US Financial Aid for International Students

Freelance Writer

Before coming to the United States for university, it's critical that you understand how financial aid for international students works. Here's what you need to know. read more

Where Should I Sit? An International Student's Story

Student, St. John's University

A student from Colombia shares her journey coming to the United States and her quest for racial tolerance throughout high school and college. read more

How to Study for the SAT or ACT and the TOEFL at the Same Time

TOEFL and SAT Expert, Magoosh

The SAT. The ACT. AP tests. And the TOEFL too? International students have a lot to juggle, but the test prep pros at Magoosh have your back. read more