Tag Archives: IELTS/TOEFL

Preparing For Your American Student Visa Interview – PART I

Preparing for what is probably the most life-changing interview an international student will ever hold and yet, very few people actually understand the importance of properly preparing for, is their American student visa interview. There is a certain stigma that … Continue reading

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College Fun: American College Slang

Slang is the poetry of everyday life.  – S. I. Hayakawa, Language in Action, 1941 Going to an American college more than halfway across the world can seem a bit nerve-racking, especially when English isn’t your first language. To help … Continue reading

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College Laughter: English – The Universal Language

Something fantastic I’ve noticed about Pakistan is that the majority of its citizens speaks English. Some are extremely fluent and others, who don’t speak fluently, still know a few English words. While I can get by with basic Urdu, it … Continue reading

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International Students – Common Misconceptions About Studying In America

In talking with many students who wish to travel to the United States to begin or continue their higher education there, there are three main concerns that are made prominently which will be pinpointed throughout this post. They are valid … Continue reading

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IELTS/TOEFLS – FAQ

One of the most common questions either asked or debated by students planning to travel to America for higher education is: “Why do I have to take my IELTS or TOEFL?” To help you understand why this is part of … Continue reading

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Graduate Fun

Every now and then, it’s good to have some fun to break up the day. Most of you are probably familiar with graphjam.com – a hilarious compilation of graphs that tell the hard, cold truth. Let’s face it – colleges … Continue reading

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Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

When talking to foreigners about attending colleges in America, there are many valid concerns from, specifically speaking, Pakistani citizens. The biggest concern that’s always at the top of the list revolves around money. Questions are asked, such as: How can … Continue reading

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