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Sign-Up TODAY for Free University Fair Online

Are you looking to study in the USA but not sure where to start, what programs are on offer, or how to meet the requirements? Then you will enjoy the 2018 International Students Day fair. CollegeWeekLive and EducationUSA has put together a comprehensive FREE online fair that covers all the essential topics for international students who want to study in the USA. With nearly 100 American universities participating in this free online fair, you are sure to get more than enough information to get you started on your journey. Read more

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Learn English as a Second Language at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Are you looking for the best English as a Second Language (ESL) programs in the USA? Then you should consider The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The ESL Institute at UTC gives students the opportunity to learn English as a Second Language in an intensive program. This is one of the best ways to learn a new language. Find a dedicated and immersive program that focuses on your language needs. Read more

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Today is the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics

Today is the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics and what better way to celebrate than sporting your colors and look sharp while doing it. Wear your red, white, and blue to cheer on U.S.A. Nearly 3,000 athletes from 93 countries are set to compete for a record of 102 medals across 15 different sports from February 9-25. Read more

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Welcome to Utah State University Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)

Since 1972, Utah State University Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) has created a supportive and engaging environment that promotes the development of linguistic and academic skills and intercultural competence necessary for international students, scholars and professionals to be successful in their academic pursuits at USU and become independent citizens and leaders in a constantly changing world. Read more

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What Is The Key To Success?

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. Read more

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Green River College

Green River is not only ranked #10 in international student enrollment among community colleges in the USA (IIE, 2014-2015), but was also the recipient of the Paul Simon Award for Internationalization. This is the most prestigious award for quality in international higher education and the ultimate endorsement of an institution's commitment to educating global citizens. Read more

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Gulf Event Spring 2018

Get the advantage of the best education possible by attending ISN’s American Education Event. Right in your city, you can learn about colleges and universities in the United States. This is a great opportunity to speak face-to-face with representatives from the best American colleges and universities. Read more

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Monday Quote by Steve Jobs

It took Steve Jobs two decades to become an overnight dot-com billionaire. Established in Cupertino, California in 1976, Apple really didn’t get on the map until the advent of the Macintosh in 1984, eight years later. Even then, it struggled through the 80’s and 90’s, until the advent of the iMac and consumer products. Read more

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How to Study for the SAT or ACT and the TOEFL at the Same Time

Let’s get one thing out of the way, first: if you live in the U.S. and you grew up speaking English, you don’t need to take the TOEFL—it stands for Test Of English as a Foreign Language (and yes, they did the acronym wrong). If you arrived at this article because you were scared of the idea of taking yet another college entrance exam, but you didn’t know what the TOEFL is before now, then you probably don’t need to take it. Read more

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University of Florida ranks No. 2 among public universities on Kiplinger’s 300 ‘Best College Values’

The University of Florida ELI is a place where academic English study is integrated with fun and educational activities after class each day and each weekend. At the English Language Institute you can immerse yourself in English, live it, love it, master it, and make it a precise tool for your international professional encounters as well as your personal ones. And in Florida, you will find a sunny climate and some of the most famous and exciting tourist attractions in the world! Read more

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Happy New Year from Lane Community College!

Lane Community College has released over $700,000 US dollars of scholarship money that is available to all students; American students and international students! Lane International Programs welcomes students from all over the world and supports them in achieving their dreams of an American education. Read more