One of the better-known ranking services has released their university “bests,” including best place to party and the best place to get financial aid.  Princeton Review, a private corporation that specializes in testing, admissions and rankings of colleges, released its 25th edition of “The Best 381 Colleges” in August. Elon University in Elon, North Carolina…

Watch this webchat with a group of international students as they answer questions from around the world about adapting to American culture, maintaining religious and cultural obligations while studying abroad, differences in coursework, and becoming friends with Americans. Brought to you from our friends at EducationUSA Interactive and the U.S. Department of State.

Most colleges and universities in the United States have an orientation at the beginning of freshman year, when new students learn about each other and their campus. Some schools call it “Orientation Week.” My school, Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, calls it “New Student Week,” but the basic idea is the same: Incoming students are…

International students often focus on just one or two universities when they start their search to study in the U.S.  Typically, they look at schools that are internationally known, or at a school a friend or relative attended. However, there are many factors to consider in choosing the right university for you, and the right…