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Why Study in the U.S. – Diana at Minot State

Are you thinking about studying in the U.S. but still aren’t sure? Well, if you’re reading this article, we think that you’re one step closer to saying yes. Today, our Epro 360 Ambassador, Diana Montesdeoca, tells us why she is happy she chose to leave Ecuador to study at Minot State in North Dakota.   What … Read more Why Study in the U.S. – Diana at Minot State

6 Benefits of General Education Courses as Part of Your University Degree in the U.S.

What are university classes like in the United States? This is one of the most commonly asked  questions by students and parents who are interested in learning more about studying at a U.S. university. Below we will answer this question so that you know what to expect from your university program and better plan for … Read more 6 Benefits of General Education Courses as Part of Your University Degree in the U.S.

5 Steps to Improve Your Productivity: Achieve Anything You Set Your Mind To

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Why is productivity important in our lives? Because productivity allows us to improve our well-being day to day. Productivity is one of the main differences between an athlete who wins gold and one who doesn’t, the employee who receives a  job promotion and one who doesn’t, the entrepreneur who successfully builds their business and one … Read more 5 Steps to Improve Your Productivity: Achieve Anything You Set Your Mind To

What is the difference between the GRE General and GRE Subject Test?

If you’ve decided to apply, or are thinking about applying, to study a master’s or postgraduate degree in the United States, the GRE or GMAT are exams you may see on your pre-application checklist.  But what exactly is the GRE General Test and GRE Subject Test? Here is a breakdown of the two exams to … Read more What is the difference between the GRE General and GRE Subject Test?

Credit Scores in the United States – for International Students

Having good credit is necessary for almost everything in the U.S.: getting a loan, buying a car, renting an apartment, and more.

The way banks and private businesses know if you have good or bad credit is by looking at your credit score.
A credit score is a three-digit number (between 300 and 850) given to you by U.S. credit agencies that lets businesses know how risky it is to let you borrow money. Your credit score can go up or down over time because it is calculated based on late payments, amount of debt, and other money-related factors.

If you think there is a possibility that you will stay in the U.S. after you finish studying, you should think about getting a U.S. credit card to start building your credit.

Networking for International Students: How to Build a Social Network in the U.S.

Building your social network is an important part of being a college student in the U.S. Networking means creating a support system for both personal and professional development. By networking you can socialize with other international students and get to know university professors.

Whether you are planning to look for a job in the U.S. or back in your home country, networking is an essential part of an effective job search. The term “networking” may sound formal, but it can actually take place anywhere: one-on-one coffee chats, in class, or formal networking events.

But why network?

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.