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College Tips, Life at KU

Three Tips for International Students to Save Money

As one of the most historical and famous universities in the U.S., KU provides international students with a wonderful higher education experience. At the same time, it can also be expensive for international students to study abroad. Here are three tips to help international students save and earn money while at school.        Image: ljworld... Continue reading Three Tips for International Students to Save Money
College Tips, Life at KU

JayTalk: 3 Easy Ways to Make Friends at University

Making friends is a really important skill for every student to have. At KU, my friends make me feel warm, and we always have a good time participating in different activiites, such as class assignments, or video games. Sometimes, my friends even teach me about their culture, which is really cool. Today, I would like to give you... Continue reading JayTalk: 3 Easy Ways to Make Friends at University
College Tips, Life at KU

Three Must-Know KU Topics for International Students

Before arriving in Lawrence, KS international students usually have a lot questions about what their new life at KU will be like. In this blog, I will provide information on three popular topics, I believe, are important to international students, namely campus housing, dining, and transportation.                         ... Continue reading Three Must-Know KU Topics for International Students
College Tips, American Culture, Life at KU

How to Survive Not Living at Home

Studying in the USA is about gaining life skills as much as it is about book learning. Especially when you consider the additional responsibilities you’ll have as an international student. Like paperwork. So much paperwork.  Set yourself up for success by actively growing these essential college skills.                  ... Continue reading How to Survive Not Living at Home
College Tips, American Culture, Life at KU

Helpful mobile apps for international students (Part 1)

Adjusting to student life in the US is a lot easier with some help in your pocket. Add these apps to your smartphone to make the transition faster and more productive. Apps for college life Venmo (free) Popular site Buzzfeed calls Venmo the “#1 app college students should download right now.” This finance app simplifies the... Continue reading Helpful mobile apps for international students (Part 1)
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10 tips for applying to an internship

You've learned about common ways to find out about internships. Now we’ll talk about what to do when applying. Follow these tips and you’ll better your chances of getting great internships! Note: As an international student in the USA looking for an internship, you’ll need to make sure you’re eligible for CPT, or Curricular Practical Training. Speak... Continue reading 10 tips for applying to an internship