How to Balance Work and Study as an International Student

How to Balance Work and Study as an International Student

Many international students opt to balance work and study. In addition to providing income to meet some of your financial needs, working while studying abroad gives you a head start in building professional skills and networks. However, balancing work and study can...

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Study Abroad Agent

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Study Abroad Agent

Are you considering studying abroad and looking for assistance? Hiring a study abroad agent may seem like a great idea. But it’s important to understand the pros and cons of this option before taking the plunge. To help you arrive at an informed decision, let’s take a...

Everything You Need to Know About College Application Fees Abroad

Everything You Need to Know About College Application Fees Abroad

Attending university abroad can be quite expensive. Even if you are lucky to get scholarships and financial aid, there’s one fee that you’ll probably have to foot on your own: college application fees. The average college application fees in the U.S is $40. The fees...

Mentor Perspectives | Olayinka Olatunji – MBA Candidate

Mentor Perspectives | Olayinka Olatunji – MBA Candidate

Written by Olatunji O. O.  Education is the key to success in everything one sets out to do in life.Therefore, education is a must to become who you aspire to be and no amount of money spent on knowledge acquisition is too much. If the above statements hold sway, then...

What to Do After Accepting a College Offer Abroad

What to Do After Accepting a College Offer Abroad

Studying abroad is a once in a lifetime opportunity that can open doors to new perspectives, cultures, and experiences. Accepting a college offer abroad is an exciting step towards this journey. But that’s just the beginning – you still have a lot to do before you can...

4 Top Tips for Your Freshman Year Abroad

4 Top Tips for Your Freshman Year Abroad

Studying abroad in college can be a life-changing experience, but it comes with its fair share of challenges. Your freshman year abroad, as you adjust to your new life in unfamiliar environment, is bound to be the toughest. Adjusting to a new culture, making friends,...

What to Look for When Hiring a Study Abroad Consultant

What to Look for When Hiring a Study Abroad Consultant

Many prospective international students have no idea where to begin the process of looking for and applying to schools abroad. That's why hiring a study abroad consultant is a great idea. Study abroad consultants are highly experienced and knowledgeable about the...

8 Tips for Prospective International Students

8 Tips for Prospective International Students

Are you considering pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree abroad? Great! Studying abroad is one of the best things you can do for your academic and professional career growth. Getting there however, can be a daunting task for many prospective international...

How to Find On-Campus Jobs for International Students in the U.S

How to Find On-Campus Jobs for International Students in the U.S

Many African students opt to work while studying in US colleges and universities. Working while studying abroad comes with numerous benefits: not only does it provide an income to cover part of your tuition-related and living costs, but it also gives you a head start...

SAT or ACT: Which Test Is Best for an International Student?

SAT or ACT: Which Test Is Best for an International Student?

More and more colleges and universities abroad are dropping standardized test requirements for both domestic and international applicants. That said, many still have SAT/ACT-optional policies in place for applicants—meaning that students can choose whether to submit...

List of Universities With Great Financial Aid for African Students

Getting the right university is one of the most critical stages when applying abroad. Before you begin your study abroad application, it is important to find schools that you have high chances of getting admitted to and also schools that offer significant financial...

How to Prepare Yourself for College Abroad While in High School

How to Prepare Yourself for College Abroad While in High School

The best time to prepare yourself for college abroad is while you’re still in high school. By starting early, you’ll save yourself from the last-minute rush and stress of researching and comparing colleges and preparing and sending applications. You’ll also be ahead...

How to Future-Proof Your Career: Advice for College Students

How to Future-Proof Your Career: Advice for College Students

With advancements in artificial intelligence, many college students are worried about their future careers. This is a reasonable worry to have – AI is expected to take over some jobs from humans. Since 2000, AI has phased out millions of manufacturing jobs across the...

What Can I Do While Waiting for College Admission Decisions?

What Can I Do While Waiting for College Admission Decisions?

You’ve spent a few months working on college applications. You’ve finally submitted all your applications and there’s nothing to do but wait. Waiting for college admission decisions can be nerve-wracking. However, while there’s no magic way to speed up the process,...

How to Choose a College Minor When Studying Abroad

How to Choose a College Minor When Studying Abroad

Once you’ve selected your major, you might start thinking about how to choose a minor for your studies abroad. A well-chosen college minor can add significant weight to your degree and help shape your professional career. A minor enables you to specialize and gain...

Can I Attend Community College as an International Student?

Can I Attend Community College as an International Student?

During your research of U.S schools you’re likely to come across mention of community colleges. You might be wondering, “Can I attend community college as an international student?” The answer to that question is “Yes.” Both domestic and international students can...

U.S College Application Timeline for International Students

U.S College Application Timeline for International Students

The college application timeline and process for international students can be different from the one for their domestic peers. Foreign students are often given additional requirements to account for differences in curriculums, language, and grading systems. As an...

5 High-Earning College Majors for International Students

5 High-Earning College Majors for International Students

Choosing a college major for your studies abroad can be an exciting process. You’re likely to have access to a wide range of college majors that aren’t available in your home country. However, don’t lose sight of the fact that you need a good ROI on your degree....

Top Extracurricular Activities for College Valued by Employers

Top Extracurricular Activities for College Valued by Employers

Are you a college student looking to make yourself stand out to potential employers? Extracurricular activities are a great way to do just that. From volunteering to internships, there are plenty of activities that employers value highly. Let’s discuss some of the top...

Tips to Master e-Learning for Your Degree from a University Abroad

Tips to Master e-Learning for Your Degree from a University Abroad

Many African students are choosing to earn degrees from universities abroad through e-learning. This trend accelerated with the Covid-19 pandemic, which came with travel restrictions. According to data from Universities UK International (UUKi), 56,140 of the 510,835...