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What does ‘liberal arts’ mean?

The U.S. higher education system can be quite different from the education systems of other countries. If you want to attend a US university for an undergraduate degree, one of the most important concepts to understand is that of liberal arts. Here is what it means and why you should or should not choose a liberal arts college.

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Why should ESL students live on-campus?

As a university student, there are many benefits to living on-campus. There are even more benefits for international students to live on-campus. Here is why living on campus as an ESL student is a great choice.

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How To Deal With Homesickness- Tips from A BridgePathways Student

Vanessa is a student at BridgePathways student at Chadron State College who moved from Africa. She shares advice on dealing with being homesick.

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BridgePathways Student Profile: Vanessa at CSC

This semester, BridgePathways welcomed Vanessa N. to its location at Chadron State College in Nebraska. Deciding to study English in the United States, or anywhere for that matter, is a tough decision that takes serious planning and a lot of courage. Recently, we interviewed her to find out more about her journey of learning English and […]

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Local Newspaper Features BridgePathways at Colorado Mesa University Student

Last fall, BridgePathways opened its doors at Colorado Mesa University to help international students who dream of studying at a U.S. university improve their English, experience life on an American university campus and take the next steps in their academic careers. The newest student at this location, Makoto Watanabe, recently gained attention from one of Grand Junction’s local newspapers, The Daily Sentinel.

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Advice From Your Advisors Make the Most of Studying in the US

Make this the year that you stick to your resolution, because you’re not alone! You’ve got a team of outstanding advisors dedicated to helping you achieve your goals of self-improvement:

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Chadron State College Grads

This fall, BridgePathways opened its doors at Chadron State College to help students improve their English and experience life in American university campuses. As the first semester comes to a close, we can proudly congratulate our first two graduates of the Intensive English Program, Lina Garatly of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (pictured left) and Ting Qian of Shanghai, China (pictured right, next to Dr. Randy Rhine, Chadron State College President).

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Need to Test Your English Proficiency? IELTS vs.TOEFL

Last year we gave you acomparative analysis of the IELTS and TOEFL exam for English proficiency. As we get a lot of students asking about the difference between these two tests and which one is better for them, we thought it’d be a good idea to review the differences and give you some tips as well!

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Interview with our Manager of International Student Recruitment

What is your name and where are you from? My name is Georgina and I am from a lot of places! I was born in Mexico, where my family is from, and I have lived in India, Brazil and the UK, as well as 4 different states here in the USA.

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Resources Available for International Students on a University Campus

Entering college or university is a significant event in a young person’s life. With greater personal freedom comes greater responsibility and the need to carefully manage time between studies and social life. On top of these major life changes, international students must also consider matters of immigration, cultural adjustment, and the challenge of communicating in a foreign language.

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