Pick of the month

  • 15 February 2021

    What Do Student Loans Cover?

    What Do Student Loans Cover? Student loans can be a great option to help you pay for school. In addition to scholarships or financial aid, student loans can help to fund your education. You…

  • How International Students can Find a job in the USA
    2 February 2021

    How to Find a Job in the USA as an International Student

    Finding a job in the USA can be challenging for international students. Here are some suggestions that may help you to plan strategically for your job search.

  • 7 January 2021

    Tips to save money on cell phone plans in the USA

    One of the first and most important things on your to-do list as an international student is setting up a new phone plan.  Our picks for international use are T-Mobile’s postpaid plans and ConnectED…

  • 12+ Resume Dos and Dont's
    8 December 2020

    12+ Resume Dos and Dont’s | Resume Tips

    Your resume is the most important document in your job search process. It is a marketing tool to highlight your experience to the hiring manager, and first impressions matter. According to Human Resources managers,…

  • How to Apply to U.S. Universities

    How to Apply to U.S. Universities

    As an international student, you are likely to have questions about how to apply to study abroad in the U.S. It can be confusing to follow the procedures if you’re not familiar with them….

  • 16 October 2020

    What is DACA and how can DACA students get a loan without a cosigner?

    What is a DACA student?  DACA is an immigration program started under the Obama administration that stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA recipients would normally be undocumented immigrants in the United States,…

  • Fixed- or Variable-Interest Rate
    8 October 2019

    Fixed- or Variable-Interest Rate Student Loan: Which One Should You Choose?

    We know financial topics can be confusing, with terms and consequences you may not understand. Whether you’re a student or parent, looking for a loan to cover costs now or in a few months, we’re here to help you by clarifying the differences between fixed-rate and variable-rate loans. But we’ll let you decide which option is the best for you!

  • 23 January 2019

    “Grit”: The New X-Factor in Hiring Decisions

    According to research, neither intelligence nor talent is a significant predictor of success. Instead, the number one predictor of success is “grit.” So what is grit?

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