How International Students Can Improve their English

Improving your English

Learning a foreign language is easier for some people and harder for others.  When you are an International Student in the US learning and improving your English is vital. Making friends with American students at college is one of the best ways you can improve your English skills.

We at peerTransfer have come up with tips and tricks to help you improve your day to day English with peers.

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Making the most out of your Internship

College Internship

You’ve landed an internship, you’re super excited, and the job description doesn’t involve picking up coffees or working in the copy room.  So now you’re wondering – “how will I leave my mark?”.

Don’t worry, we at peerTransfer have some tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your internship!

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5 tips on how to do well in college

Doing well in College

Being successful in college is important to most of us, but college life can become a bit of a struggle as not only international students have to balance school, social life and sometimes even a part-time job as well. 

But no need to worry, we at peerTransfer have come of with 5 tips on how to stay on top and do well in college!

Doing well in College Classroom

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How to avoid Burnout at College

Burnout at College

You have piles of school work, don’t sleep enough, don’t eat well, don’t exercise regularly, you are likely behind schedule and are chasing unrealistic goals?  If living a college life without taking care of yourself properly, you may face Burnout in the long run.

But don’t worry, we at peerTransfer have come up with a list of tips and tricks to help you avoid college Burnout and stay cool!

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Spring Break 101

Spring Break

While most parts of the United States are currently covered in snow, let’s have some warm thoughts and talk about the upcoming Spring Break!  While Spring Break may not be as common and eventful in other countries, it is an important part of popular college culture.

We at peerTransfer have come up with a Spring Break 101 that brings you up to speed on what it’s all about!

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5 ways of increasing your chances of getting a job after college

how to get a job after college

You are enjoying your time in college but at the same time you are wondering “how will I get a job that I like after I graduate?!”  Nowadays a great college degree from a great school may not be enough to secure a job, so you may have to start preparing early.

But don’t worry, we at peerTransfer have some tips to get you started on that path ahead of time. 

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How to study effectively: Best practices

Effective Studying

International Students are already dealing with many issues in their lives, and because of all of the different things trying to catch your attention, it can be hard to concentrate on studying.  

We at peerTransfer have come up with some tips and tricks that will get you on the right track.

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8 tips for writing a great college essay

Writing a college essay

Writing an essay is probably one of the most important skills you need not only in college, but will also be beneficial in other areas throughout your life.

We at peerTransfer have compiled a list of tips and tricks for writing a great academic paper.

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Applying to colleges in the US – big city or small city?

Choosing your campus

As many college applicants, you probably already have a good idea about which U.S. college is on your favorites list. One of the steps in finding the right college for you is deciding what type of campus setting you prefer. It may be a school that friends and/or family are attending, one that is located in a big city, close to a beach or possible be all of the above.  The key is to find which setting will allow you to make the most of your college experience.

We at peerTransfer have a few things for you to keep in mind when choosing your school and location.

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First Job Interview tips and tricks

First Interview tips and tricks
You are a senior at college or recent graduate?  Then you’re probably already in the process of applying for your first real job. As exciting as it is, interviewing can be a challenge, especially if you haven’t interviewed much and are competing with candidates who all have the same basic qualifications.

We at peerTransfer have a few tips and tricks for acing an interview for that first job of yours!

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