International Education

The Pitfalls of the Students’ Year Abroad Aug201516

Going to another country and spending a year there is often praised as one of the best and fastest ways of becoming fluent in a foreign language, of getting to know a new culture, of expanding your horizons. However, reality is often far less rose-colored, and you may easily discover after spending a year abroad that your language of choice improved much less than you’ve expected, that you are feeling depressed, that you seem to have lost a year of your... Continue reading 

University of California: Mecca for International Students Jun20152

California in general and University of California (UC) in particular have been among the most sought-after education locations for international students in the world. And one doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand why. California is one of the largest and fastest-growing economies on the globe with unrivalled concentration of technology, education, IT and entertainment industries. If you plan to work in high-tech industry like IT, aviation or engineering, pursue an entertainment career or take up research, California is... Continue reading 

Student Exchange: Be Ready for This! May201523

Being an exchange student in a foreign country is a fascinating, worldview-changing experience. It helps you broaden your horizons, break out of your comfort zone, learn more about yourself. But all these things don’t just happen by themselves. In order to turn your exchange into a pleasant and educational experience, you should work hard and, which is probably the most important, have realistic expectations, both about yourself and about your exchange family. What do we mean by this? Let’s take a... Continue reading 

10 Interesting Yet Less Known Facts about UK Universities Jul201430

UK universities have always been the top choice for international students around the globe. Millions of students come to UK universities for their longstanding reputation, teaching approach and rich culture. But there are few interesting facts about the UK universities that people do not know.   University of London It is one of the oldest universities in UK. It went through some historical events along with UK including the WW2. Although London was severely bombed at that time, the University of London was... Continue reading 

Choosing between IELTS & TOEFL: Which one is the Best Option for International students May201419

If you are a non-native English speaker and want to get enrolled in a foreign school, college or university abroad i.e. UK, USA, Canada, Australia and so on, you must pass an English proficiency test in the first place. But the dilemma is that there are so many English proficiency tests out there and each of them has their own pros and cons. Among those, IELTS or International English Language Testing System and TOEFL or Test of English as a... Continue reading