In this issue: Travel Video Contest, Valencia Live Event, Life in the US, Job Search, Study in Missouri

Issue # 224 - October 2017
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School is in full gear, and so are we! We have been watching your videos that have been pouring in telling us about the many trips you would like to take for our Travel Video Contest. If you haven’t already, make sure to get your video in by October 13th for your chance to win up to $4,000! We are also getting ready for our live event with Valencia College where you’ll get an inside look at why this might be the perfect place for you to study. In this issue, we also have a number of resources including what you need to know about life in the US as an international student, an insurance video to introduce you to the US healthcare system, and don’t forget to ask Natalie Brown, our guest advisor, your questions this month!

Best wishes,
The International Student Team

Contest Deadline is Coming Soon

contestOur 12th annual Travel Video Contest is still open for entries- but not for long! If you have a proposed study abroad trip or if you are currently an international student and want to take a special trip, we want to hear your story. Submit your four-minute video before the October 13th deadline for your chance to win $4,000!

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Join our Online Event at Valencia College

Valencia Join us live on October 20th as we visit Valencia College! Voted 4th in the US for the number of associate degrees awarded, their two-year program transfers their students to some of the top schools throughout the US. If you would like to learn more about Valencia College, one of the the best community colleges in the US, come to our live video event where we will be visiting their campus in Orlando, Florida on Friday October 20th, 2017 at 11am EST. Visit the link and set a reminder today so you can remember to join on the 20th!

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What You Should Know About Life in the USA

US LifeWhether you’re still trying to study in the US or you’ve just arrived, we have some great information on life in the US that you’ll want to know. Learn what to expect during your time in the US when it comes to culture shock, social life, living accommodations, transportation, safety issues, money and working.

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Featured Schools Of The Month
Full Sail University

Full Sail University: Make your creative ambitions a reality by studying at Full Sail University. Graduates from Full Sail have worked on many large projects like The Dark Knight, WALL-E, albums by Kanye West and video games like Guitar Hero. With students from over 65 countries you’ll be working alongside a truly international community. View More >>

Oregon State University

Oregon State University (OSU): OSU is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Their welcoming environment is ideal for all international students looking to pursue their undergraduate or graduate degree. Learn how you can improve your English by participating in their Pathway program and earn college credit at the same time! View More >>

Logan University

Logan University: Become a Doctor of Chiropractic at Logan University. Since 1935, Logan University has been dedicated to teaching chiropractic medicine, while continuously enriching academic options with degrees in the health sciences field. Through an innovative, outcome-based academic curriculum that emphasizes evidence-informed care, Logan University graduates are trained, confident and prepared for the future. View More >>

Job Search in the US

Job Search It can be difficult to find employment as an international student in the United States, but in many cases it is possible. Our Job Search in the US section will help prepare you for the challenges you will encounter by showing you what these hurdles are and how you can overcome them, along with tips on how to improve your resume, find job openings, and ace the interview!

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Study in Missouri

Missouri Have you thought about attending a school in the Midwest? Missouri is a state located in the middle of the United States and ranks as the 12th most popular state for international students! One reason students choose Missouri is because it has some of the safest campuses in the US, not to mention that students can enjoy trips to the St. Louis Arch, Lake Ozark, and more. See why students are choosing Missouri.

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Why You Need Insurance and How to Use It

Video Getting medical care in the US is complicated, not to mention it is unique from any other country in the world. To help you navigate, we’ve created a 10 minute video that will introduce you to our insurance plans, including how they work, where you can go for medical care, and how the claims process works.

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Get Answers To Your Questions

Ask an Advisor Say hello to our October advisor Natalie Brown! Natalie works at Truckee Meadows Community College located in Nevada’s high desert valley, an area that is known for its outdoor life. Natalie has been working in higher education for more than 15 years advising international students on admissions, employment options, academic planning and transfer advice. When Natalie is not advising international students you can find her hiking or skiing. Ask Natalie your question today!

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