Study in the USA Blog

Albany Show Exclusive! ~ CU Open House & Portfolio Review

Posted on November 13th, 2011 by

Last week went to the couple of different destinations.  Albany, NY. First of all, on Monday I went to the Fall 2011 SUNY Student show at SUNY Plaza Gallery in Albany, NY (NOV 7, 2011). Got a piece in the show, could not miss the reception!! I was a bit anxious before the trip. It’s awkward, […]

Busy Bee

Posted on November 5th, 2011 by

Finally, I found some free time to write my new post. It’s been a long “break” between my first and second posts. Last two weeks were midterms; I was busy with my midterm projects & papers. I am currently taking 19 credit classes = 7 classes – > done with one, the rest will be […]

Greetings, International Student Bloggers and Readers!

Posted on October 10th, 2011 by

My name is Gulnar and I am a new blogger for! I start blogging officially for my college in 2010 up to date. In addition, this year I decided to blog for a special audience, International Students specifically, because I am a part of this community and I would love to share my experience […]

Winter time…

Posted on February 9th, 2011 by Laura Herrejón

There is never a time when I miss home the most than when I look outside and I see feet of snow on the ground. I don’t think I will actually get used to the weather in the USA. I always seem to forget to bring heavy coats and buy myself thick useful boots. I […]

My last year…Marriage, Masters and Doctoral Degree…

Posted on January 26th, 2011 by Laura Herrejón

About 6 months ago now, I got married to an amazing man, who is everything I ever wished for. He is American and we are a perfect match. We met when he studied abroad in Mexico and was polishing his Spanish. Now, 5 years later, we got married and I could not be happier. Just […]


Posted on July 11th, 2010 by Lindo Lindo

No, I am not, sadly. I cannot believe—even at this moment of typing—that I really am home. Sigh. It has almost been a month since my arrival here in the Philippines. I still remember the excited faces of my family when they saw me in the airport (although they had to wait for another two […]

After winter comes spring

Posted on May 23rd, 2010 by Lindo Lindo

I know that summer is coming, nevertheless I just want to express how fascinating the season of spring has been.The change of season was really overwhelming. From a gloomy winter, trees blossom vividly; people are unexpectedly out walking the streets; even squirrels and bunnies enjoy the sunny weather; and, not to mention the colorful tulips! […]

Community Service Escapades

Posted on May 9th, 2010 by Lindo Lindo

All my fellow students! Here I am again. Back in action! Being an international student is not just about studying and studying and…. studying. Well, in my case I did community service. And it was fun… Unleash the volunteer in you my fellow students! FOOD BANK PART I We went to Northern Illinois Food Bank […]

Senior year in college….Awards…Resume building

Posted on April 19th, 2010 by Laura Herrejón

Wow… I am a senior… when did this happen? I can clearly remember starting to research Universities in the US when I has in high school and now… one more semester and I will be graduating… taking me 3.5 years to finish my college degree with a major in Psychology and a minor in Family Studies. […]

Learning the Language

Posted on February 2nd, 2010 by Lindo Lindo

Studying in another country means immersing yourself in a different environment.  An international student should adjust in order to survive.  And so, learning a language of the country you want to study in is one of the important factors to consider to make the adjustment easier and to maximize the study abroad experience. Language—a means […]