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The US: Destination Guides

No country is the same throughout. Things vary significantly from region to region in terms of attitudes, geography, people and culture. Find out about what it is like to be an everyday resident in the US, including how you would get around and what there is to do for fun!

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'Where should I study, in America?' [VIDEO]

How do you pick where to study in a country as large and diverse as America? Making this decision while living in a whole other country can be quite difficult. Where do you start? What should you look out for? How can you learn about different areas of the country so you know what to expect? Do you really know what a city is like, based on what you've seen on TV or read in books/online? In the video below, Taro, a former international student in the US, talks about the

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10 Best American university campuses

Alex  in our American office, offers her take on the most visually-exciting campuses in America, which will make you go 'wow'. One of the reasons international students choose the United States as their education abroad destination is the aesthetic variety.  From sea to shining sea, from purple majesties to fruited plains, the U.S. offers unique travel experiences to international students. These sceneries of American college campuses, featuring brick

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‘Why should I study in America’s Mid-West?’ [VIDEO]

Amidst the nation’s big business and what is called the ‘real’ America, studying abroad in the Mid-West gives students a chance to get to know a US they don’t see on television. We spoke to Richard, an admissions officer at Northern State University , about what students can gain by studying abroad in America’s Mid-West. Watch the video below and if you found it useful, don’t forget to LIKE it and have a look at our list of useful links beneath it.  

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Why are international student numbers in America so high?

While the UK has experienced a steep decline in their number of incoming international students in the last year, America can proudly declare the opposite . In the academic year 2011-2012, over 760,000 students from abroad studied in America. This is excellent news for not just the education community, but the nation as a whole; in a recession, these students brought with them just under $23 billion for the nation’s economy. This news indicates that America remains a

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