Swati B. Carr
Articles by Swati B. Carr
International students headed home can still use breaks for their academic and professional benefit.
International students should follow directions closely for recommendation letters for U.S. colleges.
Fellowships for international students may be harder to find, but funding is out there.
International students can get help from older students when studying for exams.
Tutoring centers can offer on-campus employment that may fit international grad students.
Subject GREs can help applicants show U.S. graduate school admissions committees what they know.
International grad students should ask a professor how they can take full advantage of electives.
Contact other international grad students through the school and search Craigslist for places to stay.
Adjusting to different expectations is a common challenge for international grad students.