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#TheFastFive Thanksgiving 101: Everything you need to know about American Thanksgiving

#TheFastFive Thanksgiving 101: Everything you need to know about American Thanksgiving

It’s that time of the year again- leaves are falling off the trees, blanket scarves are being worn by the masses, and pumpkin spice lattes are sipped in unison. It is probable that you may have heard about Thanksgiving; maybe you have even been invited to Thanksgiving dinner! To many international students, Thanksgiving is a

Falling for New York: Five things to do in Autumn in NYC

  People often say that Christmas is the best time in New York, but maybe that’s because they weren’t there in the fall. With the natural beauty, the changing colors and the chill in the air, the city seems to transform, much like its leaves. We’re taking a look at some of the most popular

How to find the right college or university for you in the U.S.

So you’ve decided you want to study in the U.S. But how do you go about selecting the right university or college for you?

Opening opportunities for refugee communities in New York City

Contributed by Marialejandra Chuy Silva CSR, VEP, Local Communications & Activities Coordinator at ILSC-New York and Megan Johnson, Program Associate at Church World Service Jersey City. When I first started working for ILSC-New York as a Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator, I remember a very ambitious project we had: finding refugees who we could offer English scholarships to. As oddly as it sounds, it

St. George Towers: My home away from home

Contributed by Andrea Prado Szabo, student at ILSC New York.  ILSC New York student, Andrea Szabo, shares what it’s like staying at a student residence for the very first time! I’d never been in a student residence before and I didn’t have too many expectations. But when I got here [St. George Towers] I was really

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