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Repayment for International Student Loans in 2021

May 16th, 2021 by Al C
Repayment for International Student Loans in 2021

So much of life is made up of the choices you make and loan repayment is no different. Making the right choice when you take out your loan makes a big difference when you have to make those repayments. Knowledge is power and the more you know about these choices the better prepared you will…

Social Security Number for International Student Loans?

February 1st, 2021 by International Student Loan
Social Security Number for International Student Loans?

US student loans are available for international students from around the world. We get many questions from you about the application process and one of our most frequently asked questions is whether international students need social security numbers in order to apply for student loans. The good news is that you don’t! Social Security Numbers…

Loans for international students in Canada – cosigner not required!

January 16th, 2021 by Al C
Loans for international students in Canada – cosigner not required!

Until recently loans for international students in Canada were not widely available – but things have changed. Read on for more! The Canadian Bureau for International Education reports that over half a million international students studied in Canada in 2018. That’s more than a 150% increase since 2010. As a result, Canada has overtaken France and…

How can I afford college as an international student in the US?

January 12th, 2021 by Al C
How can I afford college as an international student in the US?

Studying abroad and specifically in the US is a dream for millions of students around the world. More than a million students apply for colleges in the US  every year. But most of the students and their families can’t afford the tuition fees and other related costs. In 2019 international students paid over $26,000 per…

Study Abroad 2020 by Numbers

December 21st, 2020 by Al C
Study Abroad 2020 by Numbers

The IIE have released their latest data covering international students in the USA and American students studying abroad – here are the highlights we discovered: International Students in the US: Over 1 million international students studied in the US in the academic year 2019/20, this includes those taking an academic program and those on OPT…

What Does Coronavirus Mean for International Student Loans?

April 20th, 2020 by Al C
What Does Coronavirus Mean for International Student Loans?

Repayments of federal student loans in the United States will be paused automatically between March 13th 2020 and September 30th 2020 and interest is being temporarily set at 0%, meaning that if you are in receipt of a federal student loan your payments will stop during this time and there is no penalty for doing…

Study Engineering in the U.S. -Loans for International Students

January 13th, 2020 by International Student Loan
Study Engineering in the U.S. -Loans for International Students

It is a dream for many international students who want to study engineering in the U.S. – Loans for International Students are also available. The U.S. is one of the best choices for international students who want to study engineering, and students who would like to earn a U.S. degree in engineering but require additional…

2019 InternationalStudent.com annual Travel Video Contest

September 8th, 2019 by Al C
2019 InternationalStudent.com annual Travel Video Contest

The InternationalStudent.com annual Travel Video Contest is open for entries for 2019! International Student are giving you a chance to win 1 of 5 unique awards, including the $4,000 grand prize! To enter, you will need to submit a video that you made specifically for the 2019 InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest. Your 4-minute video should…

Loans Without a Cosigner in the US and Canada

May 31st, 2019 by Al C
Loans Without a Cosigner in the US and Canada

Loans Without a Cosigner for International Students in the US If you are or are planning to become an international student inside the US, you will usually be required to have a cosigner when applying for a loan. Cosigners for international student loans must be US citizens or permanent residents, and they must have lived…

International Student Loans for Students from the UK

April 1st, 2019 by Felicity Bradstock
International Student Loans for Students from the UK

US institutions are attracting students from around the globe and applications from Europe are on the rise. The number of UK students looking to study a graduate program in the US continues to increase, and undergraduate programs are only just behind. This article will tell you all the basics about international student loans for students…

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