In this issue: US Healthcare Video available in Spanish, Furniture Rentals, Reverse Culture Shock Tips, Study Web Design and Development

Issue # 220 - June 2017
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Here at, we’ve been working hard, even though it’s the summer, to bring you top resources to help you succeed while you study overseas. We are excited to announce that the popular US Healthcare Overview Video is now available in Spanish! This newsletter also features important information about traveling this summer, reverse culture shock for anyone returning home, and housing options for fall. If you have questions that are still lingering about your studies, be sure to ask this month’s guest advisor: Miffy Yuan from San Diego State University’s American Language Institute!

Best wishes,
The International Student Team

US Healthcare Video - Now Available In Spanish!

US Healthcare Video in Spanish

The US Healthcare Video from International Student Insurance is now available in Spanish! This popular video is a crash course on how to navigate the US healthcare system, and if you speak Spanish, you can now watch it in your native language. This short video walks you through the steps on how and where to seek care as well as what you can expect when seeking treatment.

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Let CORT Furnish Your Apartment

student housing

Whether it’s down the road or across the world, moving back to school is one huge headache. However, CORT can put your mind at ease and help you personalize your living space with their online furniture rentals. With CORT you have the ease of your furniture being delivered and installed before you even arrive. Keep the stress out of your move and contact CORT.


It’s Time to Travel, Not Worry

Purchase Coverage The summer months are here and if you’re not taking summer classes- it’s time to explore! Whether you’re traveling around the world or just across the United States, make sure you have health insurance for your journey. Accidents can happen wherever your adventures take you, but with a good insurance plan you can be confident you have the protection you need. This means more excitement, less worrying!

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Embry Riddle College of Business

Embry-Riddle College of Business: Embry-Riddle offers business programs with a concentration in the aviation industry, at both the undergraduate and graduate level. You’ll learn the inner workings of the aviation industry from what makes the world’s airports function and current industry trends, to planning and design.View More >>

Wilson College

Wilson College: Study at a top liberal arts college. Wilson College offers a nurturing academic environment with small class sizes. There, you can expect a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Studying liberal arts at Wilson College will give you an open perspective on how to speak critically and listen effectively to achieve your career goals.View More >>

Westminster College

Westminster College: Located in the charming town of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, this college is only an hour north of Pittsburgh. Westminster is a private school full of tradition dating back to 1852, and with only 1,300 students on campus, you’ll always run into friendly faces!View More >>

Tips on Handling Reverse Culture Shock

Reverse Culture Shock

For some of you, it’s almost time to say goodbye to the US and return to your home country. Don’t be surprised if once you’re home you feel a little out of place or have trouble adjusting. In the US you’ve experienced an entirely different culture and lots of excitement, and it can be difficult going home. Here are some ways to help you prepare for and deal with reverse culture shock.

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Study Web Design and Development

Study Web Design and Web Development

How would you like to build a website? Or perhaps you already have, but need hands-on training to make it even better. If so, studying web design and web development in the US might be a good fit for you. Read more on this study subject including top schools, potential jobs, and job requirements, to see if you should pursue web design and development as a degree in the US.

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Questions on Studying in the United States?

Ask an Advisor

This month’s guest advisor is Miffy Yuan from San Diego State University’s American Language Institute. Miffy was an international student from China, and now works with international students in the US. Given her background and experience, Miffy is a great resource for current and future international students. If you have a question on being or becoming an international student in the United States, ask Miffy throughout the month of June!

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