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4 Tips To Be A More Productive Student

Slacking off during elementary school or high school is very much different to slacking off at college. The importance of academic success has never...

My First Week in San Francisco

I moved to San Francisco in the summer of 2013. Having lived in Virginia and been used to the suburb environment for so long, I...

My RWB International Students Scholarship Award

In my last blog, I wrote about my favourite teacher at FMCC, Assistant Professor Karlyn LaBate. Well, it turns out that last month Karlyn nominated...

A New Job and a New Home

In January 2013, I applied for a position I was interested in at the crowdfunding company Indiegogo in San Francisco. I vividly remember being scheduled...

My Favourite Professor

My favourite professor at FMCC is Radiologic Technology Assistant Professor Karlyn LaBate. She is an awesome teacher with very vast knowledge and a sound understanding...

An Englishman Studying in the US

Hi, my name is Ricky Friend. I come from Colindale which is in North West London, England. I visited America before when I was...

The Colombian, the Cowboy and the Wild Montana Sky

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by 😉 My name is Maria Isabel Bonilla Uribe, but people around here call me “Isa” (It’s easier to...

My First Job and a New Home!

After graduation in summer of 2011, I landed my first job in a few months. I packed up everything, said goodbye to my alma...

If You Want to Find a Career You Love, Start Doing Something Crazy

When I reflect on my years after college graduation, I always regret not pushing myself harder to break out of my comfort zone. From a...

Paddling Against the Current

When I was in college, I always got the look of "you must be crazy" or "your family must be rich" from my Chinese...

What Happened Next for Ruika?

How I got my first job Writing about my post-college experience has been on my mind for quite a while. I'm a really perceptive person. Even...

5 Part-time Jobs for Students in the US

The cost of higher education includes tuition, books and lab supplies, but college spending doesn't end there.  Housing, transportation, food and other costs of...

How I Got Here!

How I Got Here! My name is Elliott Keymolen. I am an international student from Belgium entering my sophomore year at the University of Houston. As...

Going home to Macedonia

  “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes...

A Little Drama During Finals

A little musical break amidst all the coursework and final projects is always welcome. Even more so if that means seeing two amazing and...