A new year means a new opportunity for you to accomplish things you might haven’t gotten to from the year prior. Maybe you’re aiming for better grades this semester or wanting to finish the app that’s been in development for a while. Any of your goals can be accomplished with dedication and proper planning. Read […]
Your smartphone doesn’t always have to be a distraction away from school. When used properly and at the right time, your phone can help you a lot inside and outside of the classroom. Instead of carrying stacks of notes and books (which will also weigh you down on your walk to class), try converting notes […]
As you prepare to attend school in the U.S., you probably have a million questions. Let’s be honest though — one of the first questions you’ll have is how you’re going to use your phone. Because really, you need your phone for almost everything – not only do you need it to stay in touch with friends and family, but you need it for all of those social media posts, navigating to new places, streaming music and videos, and so much more.
By Kalpesh Kapadia, CEO and co-founder, SelfScore I have previously argued that getting the right cell phone and data plan in the first days of arrival to the US can make a huge difference on the overall quality of your stay as an international student. But if your smartphone is your gateway to the States, […]
Store PDFs of personal documents like your passport and I-20 form in safe cloud-based apps on your phone for constant easy access.
“Instagram almost didn’t happen, and the U.S.’s convoluted immigration system would have been to blame.” That was nearly the end of the fascinating story of Mike Krieger, the co-founder of Instagram, according to a recent piece by Bloomberg Business. Krieger is a Brazilian native who was studying at Stanford on a student visa after which […]
The more we learn, the more exciting this sounds. It seems more and more Indian entrepreneurs (many of whom are former international students) are importing Silicon Valley’s business acumen and problem solving strategies back into India. Some are blocked from work visas, some are simply homesick. But these 9 business leaders are finding the opportunities […]
Essential (and free) mobile apps for the smartphone-savvy international student.