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An International Student's Map Through the TOEFL iBT

Posted by Benjamin Wideman on 9/1/16 10:30 AM

Attending college in the U.S. holds a variety of educational opportunities — flexibility in coursework, cutting-edge technology, opportunities for research, campus life experience, and diversity.

If this appeals to you and you’re looking to apply to study in the U.S., then you’re aware that you have to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT in order to apply to colleges in the U.S. However, you may not know what that entails.

Here is what you need to know about the TOEFL iBT.

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Topics: International Students

Free Resource: Applying to College as an International Student

Posted by Jamie Grant on 8/18/16 10:30 AM

Applying to college is difficult enough without adding thousands of miles between you and your intended program. But attending an academic program in the U.S. holds a variety of educational opportunities — flexibility in coursework, cutting-edge technology, opportunities for research, campus-life experience, and diversity.

For many, the application process is both long and hard. We've created this eBook to help make it easier for you — Applying to College as an International Student -  click here to download this free resource to guide you through the international student college application process.

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Topics: International Students

International Student from Spain feels at home at Silver Lake College

Posted by Ryan Roberts on 3/31/16 10:30 AM

Silver Lake College junior David Martinez of Valencia, Spain, is a long way from home. Yet he feels very much at home in Manitowoc.

David came to the United States two years ago so that he could continue playing basketball while studying for his degree in psychology.

“In Spain, when you are 18, you either become a professional basketball player or semi-professional. Basketball is my passion. I didn’t want to give it up. At the same time, I knew my studies were very important,” he said.

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Topics: International Students

About This Blog

Deciding where, when and by what means to go to college can be a difficult decision process. We want to help! The Silver Lake Blog is intended to be a resource as you navigate these choices, from what type of school to choose to how to finance your education. Watch this space for helpful tips. 


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