Study Aids

All the information you need on academics, study tools, success in school.


The Modern Student’s Guide to Online Safety

A safe online presence is as important as home security. For international students, online safety is an even greater concern than for their American counterparts. The risks of travel, connecting…
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How to Get an F-1 Visa

The process of getting a student visa takes work and time but it’s not as challenging as it may seem—75% of applicants each year receive the F-1 visa for full-time…
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6 Ways to Save While In School

One of the major challenges of education is balancing your studies with your finances. Although most students work or receive loans, it’s difficult to maintain a decent standard of living…
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5 Ways to Study Smarter

International students will notice that Americans are major multi-taskers. It’s not uncommon for students in the US to sit with an open textbook, an open laptop, and a smartphone, simultaneously…
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How to Pass the TOEFL

Students based outside the United States must pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, before they can begin studying here. Although many promising students know basic…
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The Ultimate Guide to the GRE

International students preparing to take the GRE have nothing to worry about. That’s because the GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) can be conquered with preparation. The GRE is what’s known as…
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