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Life in the U.S.
Aaron Niemeyer

Top 5 National Parks in the U.S.A.

When you decide to attend a college in the U.S., there is so much more than your on-campus experience, or classes. You can take advantage of the wonderful country and wildlife that surrounds you. Studying in the U.S. can be so much more than simply studying.

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Life in the U.S.
Lette Berhe

NAIA vs NCAA: College Sports for International Students

When most people think of college sports, they think of “March Madness” or schools like Notre Dame or Harvard. The reason being that these are the universities and teams whose tournaments are shown regularly on major sports channels. But these popular tournaments and images are only a portion of the college sports culture that actually exists in the U.S.

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Work in the U.S.
Lette Berhe

OPT Extension for STEM Degrees: How to Stay in the U.S.

Many international students who decide to go to the U.S. only think about getting their degree. But why stop there? Once you are in the U.S., programs such as OPT (Optional Practical Training) allow you to work before or after graduation. Not only does this give you professional experience, but it also gives you the opportunity to explore job opportunities available in the U.S. And as a STEM student, you have even better options.

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Work in the U.S.
Lette Berhe

OPT vs. CPT: How International Students Can Work in the U.S

You may have heard that getting permission to work in the U.S. can feel like an impossible task. But you are about to learn how, as an international student, you can not only work legally but also in a field that you love. Yes, it still takes some time and effort, but the OPT and CPT programs will make the process a lot simpler.

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Study in the U.S.
Lette Berhe

Community College vs. 4-year University

If English isn’t your first language, you already know that it has a lot of exceptions that make it a bit confusing. So, before explaining the difference between a community college and a 4-year university, let me explain the use of the word “college” in American English.

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Study in the U.S.
Lette Berhe

Is Your Major a STEM Major?

STEM is a term that you may see if researching U.S. universities and scholarships. But what do those four letters actually mean: science, technology, engineering, and math.

So, now that you know, why should you care.

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Financial aid
Lette Berhe

U.S. High Schools: Public vs. Private

Now that you have decided to study in the United States, how do you choose between a public and a private high school? The reality is that the choice between attending a U.S. public or private high school is very personal. But here is an easy guide comparing the cost, teacher quality, curriculum, and school environment of each to help you decide which option is best for you.

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