Daryola Brandon posing for photo wearing rock-climbing gear (Courtesy of Daryola Brandon)

This Surinamese student plans to be amazing

Daryola Brandon was selected as one of the first group of students from Suriname to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Youth Ambassadors Program.
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Application questions about American universities? Join this webchat for answers

Have you ever wanted to speak with an admissions officer at an American university, but couldn’t because you live too far away? Thanks to an...

Extend your visa in the U.S. with this program

President Obama recently announced plans to expand a training program for international students in the U.S., giving them access to professional training in cities...
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You can’t learn it all in a classroom. These students share...

No matter how well you’ve prepared to study in the U.S., some things about American universities and culture will probably come as a surprise....

Top concern among students heading to America: Is my English good...

Let’s say you’re thinking of attending a U.S. college or university. You’ll likely have to adapt to a new language and a new culture,...
Woman standing in front of a mural of fish in the sea (Courtesy of Michelle Zabat)

Fulbright Program marks 70 years in the Philippines

No Fulbright Program anywhere has operated longer than in the Philippines, providing Filipinos and Americans alike not just degrees, but cultural awareness.

What I did with my summer vacation …

Five students from American University in Washington share what they chose to do during the summer of 2015, between semesters.

Coming to the U.S. to study? Don’t get taken by surprise.

Learn how U.S. colleges differ from schools in other countries. Students share their classroom experiences, which can be very different.
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Boosting harvests worldwide by sharing U.S. innovations

Discover how farmers and food professionals from Moldova, Brazil and Nigeria are strengthening their agricultural systems with U.S. innovations.