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International Student Blog

How to Get an International Scholarship Webinar Resources

January 30th, 2014 by International Student Loan

We’d like to thank everyone for attending our webinar on How to Get an International Scholarship! Even if you missed it, the important thing to know is that there are scholarships and other types of financial aid available for international students – you just have to know where to find them. Once you find a…

Want to Learn How To Get an International Scholarship – Join Us Next Thursday!

January 24th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

That’s right, we are hosting a get together next Thursday where we will teach you how to get an international scholarship. We’ll highlight the best places to look, tips on your overall application, and how you can stand out from the crowd. Join us for our online meeting, hosted on GoToMeeting, where you can ask…

U.S. Cosigner for International Student Loans

January 18th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel
U.S. Cosigner for International Student Loans

All private international student loans in the US do require a US cosigner. You may be asking yourself, why? I’m from another country and don’t know anyone in the United States. These student loans are what we refer to as non-collateral loans meaning that you are not putting up a house, car, or other assets…

Financial Aid for Study Abroad Students

January 10th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

Depending on where your studies take you, you may find that the opportunity to study abroad can be quite expensive. If you are an undergraduate study abroad student, you have access to federal grants and loans as well as scholarship opportunities. Once you’ve maximized these options, you can apply for private study abroad loans to…

Study Abroad Participation Revealed

January 4th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

Although the findings of the recently released Open Doors report indicate that a record number of US students studied abroad in the 2012-2013 academic year, they also reveal several interesting trends about that cohort. Not only do fewer than ten percent – 9.4% to be exact – of all US students study abroad during their…

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