How Many Colleges Should I Apply to as an International Student?

How Many Colleges Should I Apply to as an International Student?

You’d like to start applying to universities and colleges abroad. That’s great! Like many prospective international students, you’re probably wondering "How many colleges should I apply to?" Well, the general rule of thumb is to send out applications to 4 to 12...

Tips to Help You Focus Your Scholarship Search

Tips to Help You Focus Your Scholarship Search

Are you looking for ways to fund your college education? Scholarships are a great way to do just that, but it can be difficult to know where to start your scholarship search. We’ll discuss how to focus your scholarship search so that you can find the best options for...

Tips to Take Great Notes in College

Tips to Take Great Notes in College

College lectures can be overwhelming, especially when you’re taking many different courses or are working and studying at the same time. It isn’t unusual to struggle with taking great notes in class. How do you determine what’s important and what to leave out? Great...

Tips for Choosing a College Major

Tips for Choosing a College Major

Choosing college major can be a daunting task. College majors can have a significant impact on your career prospects, so it is important to put in the effort to make a wise decision. Let’s explore some tips on how to choose a college major that's right for you. We'll...

Your Guide to Dealing with Culture Shock While Studying Abroad

Your Guide to Dealing with Culture Shock While Studying Abroad

Do you dream of studying abroad? Worried about experiencing culture shock? You're not alone. Culture shock is a common experience for students pursuing studies in foreign countries.  Don’t let culture shock kill your academic and professional goals away from your home...

Tips and Tricks to Cut Down the Cost of Textbooks in College

Tips and Tricks to Cut Down the Cost of Textbooks in College

The cost of textbooks in college can be a significant expense in college abroad. According to a report by College Board, full-time undergraduate students at four-year universities spent about $1,240 annually on textbooks and supplies. Book expenses can limit your...

Guide | How to Take the Practice GRE Test

Guide | How to Take the Practice GRE Test

Step 1: Create an Account on ETS.org (Official GRE website) Visit the official GRE website and create an account by clicking on the link below: https://ereg.ets.org/ereg/public/customer/create#/personal#top Fill out the mandatory fields (starred questions). Make sure...

How to Take the Free SAT Practice Test

How to Take the Free SAT Practice Test

Step 1: Visit the Official College Board Website Please visit the official College Board website by clicking on the link below:  https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/sat/practice-preparation/practice-tests Step 2: Click on “Paper Practice Test”   Step 3: Scroll Down...

How to Ace the GRE: The Ultimate Guide for International Students

How to Ace the GRE: The Ultimate Guide for International Students

The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is a standardized test that is required for many graduate programs in the United States, Germany, and Canada. If you're looking to apply to a graduate program abroad, chances are you'll need to take the GRE. Taking the GRE can be...

How to Demonstrate Financial Ability to Study in the U.S

How to Demonstrate Financial Ability to Study in the U.S

Applying to U.S universities can be a stressful experience. To secure a place, you’ll be required to write personal essays, take English proficiency tests and submit scores, request for and submit reference letters, and submit required academic transcripts.  Receiving...

Four of the Most Common Mistakes that Ruin Your Scholarship Essay

Four of the Most Common Mistakes that Ruin Your Scholarship Essay

Applying for scholarships to fund your education abroad can be an arduous task. Each major scholarship receives thousands of applications from qualified candidates. To give yourself the best chance of winning, it’s important to have a compelling scholarship essay....

What Is Need-Blind Admission for International Students?

What Is Need-Blind Admission for International Students?

In your search for colleges and universities abroad, you might have come across the term “need-blind admission.” What does it mean? Let’s explore. Simply put, need-blind admission means that a student’s financial ability isn’t a determining factor when in the...

How to Manage Your Finances as an International Student

How to Manage Your Finances as an International Student

Going abroad for studies is, for many students, the first time they’re leaving home. Figuring out how to manage your finances all by yourself can be overwhelming. You have to learn how to budget your money to cover all your expenses comfortably in a foreign country....

The Top Most Common Scholarship Mistakes to Avoid

The Top Most Common Scholarship Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re an African student aspiring to study abroad, you’ve probably considered applying for scholarships. Scholarships give ambitious but needy African students the opportunity to study abroad.  While there are thousands of scholarships out there, most of them are...