Author Archives: Jennifer Frankel

A Look at International Financial Aid for 2014

With the start of the new year, you may be wondering what’s in stored for us when it comes to international financial aid for 2014. We asked ourselves the same question. Tuition Taking a look back at 2013 and beyond, … Continue reading

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Home Government Scholarships and It’s Impact on a Long-Term International Student Strategy

Home government scholarships are changing our international student demographics as we visibly saw in last month’s Open Doors Report. If you take the main driver away – China, who is the #1 sender of students to the US (with a … Continue reading

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Open Doors Report 2013: Summary and Remarks

I was recently at a session at the NAFSA V/VI biregional and the presenter made the comment, “the US may not always be the #1 study abroad destination in the world.” When someone responded with Socratic questioning, “what led you … Continue reading

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5 Stakeholders That Can Help Your International Students

As we talk to colleges and universities across the country at the NAFSA regionals, many schools strive to offer their international students the best financial package. But, depending on the school, there may be some financial aid to give, while … Continue reading

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InternationalStudent.com’s Annual Travel Video Contest

We are excited to announce the opening of InternationalStudent.com’s Travel Video Contest. In it’s eighth year, our Travel Video Contest offers students the opportunity to win a $4,000 grand prize, a Viewer’s Choice Award, and other great prizes. Every year … Continue reading

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Funding Your Education in the USA Infographic Now Available

International Student Loan just released their Funding Your Education in the USA infographic that is designed to help international students understand their financing options. 63% of international students reported that they primarily rely on personal or family support to fund … Continue reading

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Healthcare in the USA Video Launched on International Student Insurance

We are proud and excited to announce the launch of our new Healthcare in the USA video designed to teach international students about the healthcare system in the United States. The video covers a number of important topics including: How … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform: International Students Go Home?

For many people involved in international education, immigration reform is not an issue taken lightly. Many international students come to the USA with the idea that America is the land of opportunity and that once they obtain a US degree, … Continue reading

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Long Live the King – And Scholarships

Mark Rentz’s piece on Keys to the Kingdom, which detailed the importance of the King Abdullah Scholarship Program, couldn’t have come at a more pressing time. Saudi Arabia has been an important sender of students around the world, and only … Continue reading

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Post Your International Scholarship For Free

A US education is highly valued around the world. In worldwide rankings, more than half of the top 100 schools, and more than 8 of the top 10 schools are US institutions. According to The Economist, US institutions also produce … Continue reading

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