What are International Students Saying about peerTransfer?

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After reading last week’s post about 3 Things Every New College Student Needs to Know, we hope that any incoming international students feel better prepared to enter college this year – and maybe some returning students learned something new as well!

When asked what advice they would give to incoming international students, all of the returning international students we surveyed recommended using peerTransfer to make payments to their school. Vaibhav, an international student from India, remarks that peerTransfer’s solution is “the fastest way to send money to my school, and it has low rates compared to banks.” Check out what other advice about peerTransfer international students dished out.

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3 Things Every New College Student Needs to Know

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Starting college is a major milestone for any student. It marks the beginning of a thrilling, transformative chapter in life. If you’ll be studying in a new country, let alone an unfamiliar city or state, then you’re probably feeling even more excited and nervous.

In order to help incoming international students with this transition, we asked seasoned international students what advice they would give to new students who are leaving their home countries to study in the United States.

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The Best Places to Watch Fireworks on July 4th


Although many international students go home during summer break, there are plenty of students who stay in the U.S. for summer classes, internships, or just to enjoy time with friends or traveling around the rest of the country. If you’re looking for something to do this week, what better way than to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th?

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5 Tips When Making an International Education Payment

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For international students, making a payment from their home country to their educational institution can be tough. At peerTransfer, we understand this and can help with these difficulties. We’ve helped thousands of international students from hundreds of institutions across the globe successfully make international education payments.

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Study Abroad Tips – From China to Boston – meet peerTransfer’s intern and Boston International Student


At peerTransfer we are continually interacting with the students that use our service to make payments. We want to know everything about their experience when making a payment and beyond. Paying tuition, though not fun for anybody, should be easy. The real challenge is adjusting to a new culture and life as an independent student studying miles from home.  Soon thousands of new students will leave their home country to study abroad so we wanted to share some tips that will help with the adjustment.  We are lucky enough to have one of our customers from China intern in our office in Boston.  Keep reading to learn more about his experiences and how they might help provide some tips for you as you embark on a new journey.

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5 things International Students can do this summer in the U.S.

Reunite with family and friends

After this incredibly long winter packed with term papers, all nighters and exams, summer is almost around the corner! J As International Student, you should probably start planning your three months sooner rather than later to ensure you don’t miss out.

We at peerTransfer have come up with five ideas on how to spend your perfect summer in the States!

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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!

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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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