• ESL Learning: To Speak or Not to Speak

    For international students who are interested in landing a career in the United States (US) after graduating from college, it’s important that they master their English speaking skills. Higher learning institutions like Florida National University (FNU) require international students to score a satisfactory level in the English as a Second Language (ESL) certificate programs as…

  • FNU Graduate Plays Basketball Around the World

    FNU Graduate Plays Basketball Around the World

    Each one of our students and alumni follow a different path that leads them to success. For FNU Graduate and basketball player Aldor Kola, that path has taken him around the world. Aldor is originally from Albania, but migrated to the US at age 12. His dreams of playing basketball professionally and getting a quality…

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    Campus Life in Florida: Advice for International Students

    Students who are venturing into the exciting experience of attending college abroad have taken a big step, but there’s still so much to do! Most of us can recall how it felt to start at a new school, a new job, etc. Even if the faces and environment were familiar, there still may have been…

  • 4 Tips for International Students That Want to Study in the US

    Entering a new country, social atmosphere, culture, and climate can be shocking at first, which is why preparation is always recommended. However, international students also face another trial when entering their studies: an entirely new educational system that differs from the one they grew up learning in. Students who want to study in the United…

  • Adjusting to Life in the United States as an International Student

    Adjusting to life in a new country may seem intimidating and frustrating. Understand that thousands of students before you have embarked on this journey. You are not alone. It is normal for an international student to experience excitement, nervousness, sadness, happiness, and everything else! Making the move away from one’s family, friends, and culture is…