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Prepare for a world-changing career

“Prepare for a world-changing career”

As another school year is set to begin, college students throughout the US are looking into the future. Finding your role in the world's ever-changing landscape is both an exciting and daunting task. While nobody can predict what this year, or the next for that matter, may bring us, choosing the rig… read more

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“Getting the most out of one month of SAT prep”

Can you prep for the SAT in one month? Absolutely. A lot of students do; most will take between one and six months to prepare. If you're aiming for a top score, however, you have a lot to cover in just one month! So hold onto your hats, because here's everything you need to know about your whirlwind… read more


“How to Approach the ACT (part II)”

So we've established in the first part of this article that you have the right mindset. You have the best materials. Now, you need some proven strategies to approach ACT content strategies that actually work to make you more efficient on test day. Because the ACT is standardised, it tests the sam… read more

How to Approach the ACT (part I)

“How to Approach the ACT (part I)”

When you’re starting to prepare for the ACT, it can seem like there are a million “tips and tricks” out there that promise you a perfect score by tomorrow. Too good to be true, right? Right. The ACT is a standardized test, which means that it’s learnable and that you can master it, but there… read more


“How to avoid 3 pervasive health issues”

Just because someone is young doesn’t mean they can’t be stricken with some serious and relatively common health issues. College campuses in particular offer a unique environment for certain health issues to develop. This means educators, students and their parents all need to be knowledgeable … read more

Six security devices every college kid needs

“Six security devices every college kid needs”

College is about education, but it’s also a time for most students to leave home and start transitioning into adult life. This means not only are students worried about finals and homework assignments, they must also concern themselves with personal safety, daily housework and chores, as well as f… read more

Academic letters of recommendation: nail them

“Academic letters of recommendation: nail them”

When you’ve already planned your next 3-4 years of study, you want to make sure that things work out as you wanted. Sure, you can’t foretell the future, but it’s good to know that your dreams are being heard. Although some worldwide universities don’t include an academic recommendation in t… read more


“Home-cleaning essentials for first time living alone”

Leaving the nest is a big step for youngsters towards responsibility bearing. This step in life comes with its own challenges. It is, however, important to note that if you want to enjoy living in your new home, you have to keep it clean. This will make your place comfortable and attractive. Clea… read more


“How not to end up eating dry pasta 7 times a week”

Being student is not as easy as everybody thinks. We have our needs as well as an overwhelming desire to enjoy, explore and live to the fullest. However, such desires come at a price - a price not all of us can pay. So, below is a list of the ultimate money-saving hacks to help you make the most of … read more

Top 5 companies with great internship opportunities

“Top 5 companies with great internship opportunities”

Regardless of how hard you study, nothing can prepare you for the realities of the professional world like a job can. Before going point-blank into a 9 to 5 profession, it’s wise to test the waters first. And the best way to do that is by applying for an internship. Some of the biggest corpor… read more


“How to Succeed in a Highly Technical Degree”

Any kind of study puts demands on your time and attention. But highly technical studies are even harder. Learning complex principles and techniques takes a great deal of concentration and can be discouraging if the answers don't come fast enough. Here are some tips to making technical studies eas… read more


“Your higher education glossary”

Of course, you know what a bachelor’s degree means or what school counsellors are supposed to help you with. But just in case you are not pretty sure what’s the difference between a college and a university, or what a GPA entails, this article aims to elucidate that for it. Higher education g… read more

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“Want to study medicine in the UK?”

The desire to study medicine abroad is motivated by a number of factors. It offers you a chance to experience a different culture, learn another language, build a global network and explore a new country, all while working towards your degree. These are significant considerations that will influence… read more


“Is a career in higher education the path for you?”

If you're currently doing some soul searching to figure out what career might be a good fit for you, a career in higher education may be the answer. Working in higher education is rewarding because you would be part of an institution that has a higher mission to educate and empower others who are h… read more


“How to cope with the pressures of studying”

There is another side to all the fun and excitement of student life, a side most people don't like to talk about. It’s called depression. There are many different reasons why people experience depression, and it is yet unknown how many people suffer from it. Fact is: too many. The exact figur… read more


“How to fill a dorm vacancy without sounding desperate”

Living with a college roommate can be both a fun and challenging experience. You're getting accustomed to life on campus and sharing your living space. You’ll probably also be getting used to living on your own and doing things for yourself. Open communication is the best way to start off a relati… read more

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“5 Degrees that will give you the best job security”

Layoffs and budget cuts are all too common today. When you're looking at career options before applying for college, finding one with job security should be at the top of your list. You'll also find higher wages as companies compete for talented candidates to meet their needs. Depending on your pers… read more

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“What to consider before a GRE retake, part II”

Read more about the most important hings you need to keep in mind before a GRE retake, following our first article. How much time is left? Keep in mind that retaking the GRE may not be the right step for everyone. First of all, you need to know your program deadlines! You can only take the … read more

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“10 tips for improving your English language skills”

International students come to study in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and other English speaking countries with vastly different levels of English proficiency. Some speak English perfectly because they come from English speaking countries, have been educated in English in their home country, or attende… read more


“How high school coaches help students achieve high grades”

While it's a good idea to encourage high school students to enjoy those years, it's also really important to make sure they know they need to take their grades seriously. The grades a high school student receives will directly impact the quality of the school they're able to get into. Besides, ther… read more

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“5 things you need to know when moving to college”

Packing and moving to college is always stressful, especially if you’re moving to another country. If you don’t know where to start with your preparation, here’s a little guide that will make things much easier. Have a look and take notes. Apply for a passport and visa To travel and study … read more


“How to pass your nursing courses with flying colours”

Nursing school comes with lots of hurdles; from mastering the content to perfecting the practical sessions. All this can get easier with a little more planning, time management, and concentration. Below are a few tips that can help you handle the exams and succeed in your nursing course overall. At… read more

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“What to consider before a GRE retake, part I”

If you're thinking about retaking the GRE (The Graduate Record Examinations), even if you haven't yet taken it for the first time, that's fantastic. Really: even ETS, the test-maker, admits that most test-takers will find that they get a higher score by taking the exam twice. This is most likely in… read more


“4 reasons a healthcare degree can lead to a stable career”

Choosing a path to take as a new uni student can be an overwhelming experience. There are several factors to think about, including the amount of money you will make, the amount of time it will take to achieve your degree, and how much you will enjoy the associated career. An important thing to cons… read more


“Should international students take the ACT?”

Just as with American students, there's no clear-cut yes-or-no answer. If you're applying to college in the United States, you will almost certainly have to take one of the big two college admissions tests, the SAT or the ACT (American College Testing). Most schools in the United States ac… read more

Jump-start your education with an Associate Degree

“Jump-start your education with an Associate Degree”

Reaching for higher education is a big decision since it can take a few years to meet your goals, and you will have to make a considerable investment. It's OK if you are struggling to make a decision, but that does not mean you should sit idle for long. You can start by getting your associ… read more


“Moving on a limited budget?”

Unless you have decided to let go of all your possessions and to start over somewhere else with your new ascetic life, moving can easily turn into an agonising process that will drain your energy and wallet. On the other hand, if you plan to continue your existence as a creature of this millennium,… read more


“Save the date: national holidays 2018”

Uni life shouldn’t be shaped only after exams and semester dates, but after those national holidays that we all cherish so much. No matter where you plan to study, save these dates on your calendar and start making plans for 2018. National holidays USA In America, you usually have 10 annual fe… read more


“TOEFL & IELTS score requirements around the world”

Ready to get the show on the road? To encounter new cultures, experience brand-new feelings, taste foods with ingredients you can’t pronounce yet? Let’s get you ready then. If your course will be in English, it is very likely that you’ll need to pull off a good TOEFL or IELTS score, depending … read more


“The best study-life balance”

Attending college classes online gives you a lot of flexibility. You get to set your schedule, go to school on-the-move, and complete assignments on your own. However, it can also be difficult to balance education with your life and other responsibilities. Luckily, there are a number of things you c… read more

How to Begin Networking While in College

“How to Begin Networking While in College”

Networking can be an intimidating word, but it doesn't have to be. Networking is just about connecting, which is something we do daily, sometimes without even realising it. As a college student, it's crucial you begin networking as early as possible because your network could eventually be responsib… read more


“Staying put or returning home?”

Deciding to go one-on-one with the world is never easy. For young students taking up international studies, this move involved a lot of planning ahead. When they go to study in a foreign country, they study with the dream job in mind. But let’s see what do the number say about international stude… read more


“Passionate About Health?”

Healthcare is a booming industry that continues to offer employment opportunities for individuals, particularly those with degrees. If working in the medical field appeals to you but you don’t want to attend college for eight or more years, here are four degrees you may want to consider. Nursing … read more

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“Student Spectacular: How to Succeed in Studying”

Whether you are attending a community college, a 4-year university, or pursuing your degree online, you want to make the most of your education. You are only studying for a few years, and then it’s time to take what you have learned and head into the workforce. What you accomplish in this short ti… read more

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“5 amazing career opportunities for international students”

International students looking for jobs after graduation face even more challenges than their native peers, with visa requirements and language barrier issues to consider. That doesn't mean that finding a solid and rewarding career is impossible, especially in fields international students are parti… read more


“The skinny on scholarships for trade schools”

At a time when some job opportunities are shrinking, no career paths present greater opportunities and growth than the skilled trades. Demand for tradesmen and tradeswomen is booming: nations like Japan and the United Kingdom have as little as around 20% of their secondary-education students enrolle… read more


“Good skills up your sleeve?”

Many people believe that today's workplace is a solitary, sombre venue where employees interact primarily with electronic devices. However, opportunities still exist for those who'd rather work mostly with people than with things. Those seeking career options applicable to their outgoing, sociable n… read more

The environmental impact of international students, PART I

“The environmental impact of international students, PART I”

With more than 25 years of experience in economic development, cross-cultural communications, international education and social innovation spanning 60 countries, Ailsa Lamont has kindly agreed to sit down with our team at istudentglobal and tell us more about the environmental impact… read more


“Adventurous student? Alternative career options for you”

If you like to wander off the beaten path, you may be looking for a career that is more adventurous than a lifetime of sitting in office cubicles. New advancements in technology, science, education, and the environment are making it possible to pursue a career that can take you to exotic locales or … read more


“How to make better business connections after graduation”

In the business world, developing great relationships with professionals in your field as well as in affiliated fields is essential. These connections can be used for everything from getting great deals on products and services to providing you with helpful advice and more. If you have recently gra… read more

Studying overseas: dream or nightmare?

“Studying overseas: dream or nightmare?”

Before heading to the airport, make sure that you know what you're getting yourself into. Studying overseas is a life-changing moment not just for you, but for your parents as well. Wolfgang Wolf has his own views on studying overseas. And you'd better listen to his advice. He knows a thing or … read more

Formula Student: put pedal to metal

“Formula Student: put pedal to metal”

One of the most exciting engineering competitions for international students, Formula Student UK prepares young people for the thrilling career they're about to plunge into: the automotive industry. Held annually in the UK at Silverstone Circuit, the competition tests project management, design, aer… read more

5 Reasons to get a Master's Degree

“5 Reasons to get a Master's Degree”

Earning your bachelor’s degree is quite an achievement. Perhaps now you want to take your studies even further. Or you’ve spent a few years in the workforce and want to advance in your company. Maybe you just want to increase your paycheck. All these are obvious reasons for returning to school f… read more

Top 5 majors perfect for a job in foreign markets

“Top 5 majors perfect for a job in foreign markets”

Students who hope to work overseas after graduation should begin preparing early. The selection of a college major is one of the first steps for international job seekers because background and education are at the top of the list for most employers. While every college has a different menu of cour… read more

Heading Home? Bringing Closure and A New Beginning

“Heading Home? Bringing Closure and A New Beginning”

Tina Quick, a cross-cultural trainer and international speaker who works closely with international schools, colleges and universities around the world, has kindly agreed to talk about what happens when it's time to head back home after being an international student in the U.S.  You… read more


“Tricks for living off campus as a freshman”

When you start going to college, where you live can mean the difference between a good start of your future career and a disappointing few semesters. As a freshman, living off campus may involve renting your first apartment, and that’s a daunting task for any new student. There are a few tricks to… read more