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Before you leave
Get a head-start with Social Media
Helping you get over pre departure jitters
Admissions being shaped by Social media
Finding friends in the Class of 2015
What goes into the making of a great letter of recommendation?
Preparing for departure
Add the ‘Extra’ factor in your applications
What you can do while waiting for college acceptance
Shop wise & fly well prepared
Comparing multiple college financial offers
At the campus
Ask questions and more questions - Nothing is too basic
The importance of Orientation
Don’t get overawed - get involved
The international Student Advisor: Your first stop at the university
The daunting task of getting over culture shock
Get to know the unique glossary
Learning English the American way
Take advantage of Study skills centres at university
The power to do more with better time management
A flawless start to a new semester
The 10 easy steps to master the art of scheduling
Maximizing assignments
Getting along with roommates
Review and restart
Cricket, movies and more
Note taking skills for students
Watch out for these expense traps
Six steps to master online research
Coping with Bullying
Getting used to a new culture inside and outside the classroom
Are you feeling a little lost at campus?
Ways to deal with exorbitant textbook costs
Taking the big leap in writing at university
Smart travel
Now that you will be a frequent flyer…maximize your travel benefits!
Musings of a smart student traveler
Don't let jet lag ruin your exciting first few days
Get smart about packing the right stuff in your bags
Tips to make the airport security check hassle-free
Special Care for Special Items
Apply early for your visa
Get more 'mileage' with smart travel
Simple steps to overcome the fear of flying
Inspiring Ideas for Spring Break
Berlin – The young old city
Ride the legends of the skies to the US
Demystifying the Student Visa Process
Three important tips on airport security
The Queen of the skies flies to India!
Staying in touch with Lufthansa on Social Media
5 tips to get the best airfares to college
Other useful advice
Finance your education? Look out for frauds
Check out the new Virtual Consulting Office
Reducing the cost of your education
The best universities open up their courses online
Surviving and enjoying the North American winter
The choice between Spring semester and Fall semester
Ways to be environmental friendly at university
Staying fit and fabulous in winters
Be a sport – head outdoors!
Checking College Credentials
News & Updates
A warmer Canadian welcome for international students
US Government using social media to reach international students
Universities offering special scholarships for students like you
Major changes in Student Visas to UK
How to ace an interview for scholarships to study abroad
Catch the Massive Open Online Education Revolution
   
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Welcome to the Students’ Blog
Hello and welcome to the Students blog! This is a forum where we look forward to sharing views on issues of interest to international students, particularly those in North America. We will be posting some thought starters on topics that we hope you will find relevant, and invite you to write in and share your points of view here. Look forward to some great conversations!



Before you leave
Comparing multiple college financial offers Date: 19-Mar-2013
 

Have you received multiple college acceptance letters? Congratulations! You’re in a happy position of getting to select your college. But you’re also in the tough position of having to compare college offers!
Cost of studying abroad can ......
 
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Smart travel
5 tips to get the best airfares to college Date: 25-Feb-2013
 

You've got the college acceptance you've been waiting for! You've survived the emotional tornado of applications, acceptances and confirmation! Now there's lots of time to relax before you start thinking about what all needs to be done befor......
 
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Before you leave
Shop wise & fly well prepared Date: 25-Feb-2013
 

What will I need to carry with me to college? That’s the big question on the mind of every new student flying to college abroad. Clothes, food, laptop, stationary…the list can add up very quickly.
Here are some tips to guide you through thi......
 
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Before you leave
What you can do while waiting for college acceptance Date: 20-Jan-2013
 

February and March are perhaps the longest months for high school students applying to colleges abroad. The hectic pace of the previous weeks is over. All the forms have been filled, the ‘lost’ documents found, the recommendations secured, the e......
 
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News & Updates
Catch the Massive Open Online Education Revolution Date: 17-Dec-2012
 

How would you like to study a course from Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) or Stanford – in the comfort of your home and with no tuition fee?!   Sounds too good to be true but it is now possible, with Massive Open Onli......
 
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Before you leave
Add the ‘Extra’ factor in your applications Date: 17-Dec-2012
 

If you are a high school student planning to study in university abroad, you’re probably acutely aware of your marks, or predicted grades, and their impact on your chances of gaining admission to the college of your choice. However, have you ......
 
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At the campus
Taking the big leap in writing at university Date: 05-Nov-2012
 


The projects in the Fall semester have started in earnest. You’ve probably submitted your first few assignments, perhaps even an essay or two. As you move from high school to university, the leap in expectations regarding the quality of res......
 
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Smart travel
Staying in touch with Lufthansa on Social Media Date: 05-Nov-2012
 

You can now stay in touch with Lufthansa long after your flight, and get all the updates on its latest news and developments through social media. Lufthansa has been active on various social networks since 2009 with a goal to be wherever its cus......
 
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At the campus
Ways to deal with exorbitant textbook costs Date: 03-Sep-2012
 

Many first time students receive quite a shock when they see the price of textbooks at their University bookstores, and unfortunately books will always be one of the most expensive requirements for successful academic pursuits. However, it isn't......
 
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At the campus
Are you feeling a little lost at campus? Date: 03-Sep-2012
 

The excitement of a new life at college is often tinged with a yearning for the familiarity of home and high school. New people, new schedules, new places. If you are already missing the comfort of high school and old friends, you are not alone.<......
 
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