Month: August 2010

The Truth About Ivy Leagues

Prestige, academia and selectivity come to mind when you hear the term ivy league. In reality the Ivy League is an athletic conference comprising eight private institutions of higher education located in the Northeastern United States. Although all these universities share similar characteristics ranking among the top 20 universities in the United States, the term …

How to Get an Internship in the United States

by Denisse Romero Internships are practical experiences that bridge the gap between the educational world and the real world allowing students to understand what is really like to work in the industry of their choice. International internships offer much more than the usual internship you would conduct in your country. These types of internships will …

The George Washington University

Located in Washington D.C., the capital of the United States, this private university receives close to 2,292 new freshmen every fall. There are approximately 14,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending the university. With over 80 majors being offered every year, the most popular ones are international affairs, political science, psychology and computer science. The university …