Study in the USA Blog

Trip to Mass MoCA and THE CLARK

Posted on December 26th, 2011 by

I promised to write about this trip, but never got a chance due to the end of semester business. Well, now I got time I can share some images from the trip. First of all the trip date was postponed, due some circumstances, so we traveled to MA on Dec 2nd, 2011. I have been […]

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. […]