In fall 2018, a record number of students applied to UC (University of California) universities. 113,300 freshman applications were received according to UCOP data, and on average, more students are applying to college than ever before. Universities are looking not…
Studying for the Test of English as a Foreign Language, also known as TOEFL, can be a very daunting task. Even mentioning TOEFL to a group of international English language learners can induce cringes and shudders of anxiety. There is…
There are approximately 1.75 billion people learning English around the world, according to the British Council. Although English has fewer native speakers than some other languages, more people study English than French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and German combined.  That…
English Student - Joo-sung Kim Joo-sung Kim stoops down to enter his English lesson classroom at LASC Irvine. Even sitting down at his student desk, he is taller than many of his classmates and teachers. That’s because, at 6 feet…
Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the love in your life. Adults might use the day to tell a special someone how they feel. Couples often exchange gifts, and spouses are often expected to…
Speaking English Tips For many language students, just thinking about speaking a foreign language to native speakers outside of a classroom can cause anxiety. What should I say? Will they understand me? What if they don’t? No matter how many…
Are you in the mood to watch something spooky this Halloween? Grab some pillows and pop the popcorn! Halloween is the perfect time to sit on the sofa with friends (or alone if you’re brave) to watch a horror movie…
Very, too, and so can all be used before adjectives or adverbs to make their meaning stronger. They are similar words. However, very, too, and so do not have the same meaning themselves. How you use them will greatly change…
HOW TO PASS YOUR US STUDENT VISA INTERVIEW Luck is not the only factor when it comes to being approved for a student visa. With the right preparation and a positive mindset, you can improve your chances. First of all,…
Year after year, California is the highest-ranked destination for foreign students according to the Open Doors report published annually by the Institute of International Education. And three of the top five universities with the highest number of foreign students (USC,…