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Still Time to Apply for Junior Year Abroad Reality Webshow

June 26th, 2006 by admin

If you plan to study abroad this fall, check out this show that NBC Digital Studios has planned. You still have a week to get your audition in — this would be a great way to pay for your time abroad!

WHAT IS J.Y.A.?
J.Y.A. (Junior Year Abroad), a new show from NBC Digital Studios, chronicles the first-person travel escapades and cultural discoveries of ten college students living and studying in all corners of the globe. With camera-wielding students in five unique continents, the show will capture all facets of life abroad, as lived and breathed by our cast. Our audience will experience the journeys vicariously through our young travelers, while learning interesting country facts and meeting colorful locals along the way. J.Y.A. and its accompanying website will soon become the definitive on-line destination for anyone with a penchant for global travel and a voracious appetite for adventure!

WHO IS THE CAST?
Could be you! Are you planning to study abroad in the fall of ’06? Do you love to be in front of the camera? Do you thrive on the adrenaline of foreign travel? Do you have charisma oozing from your ears? Then we want YOUR audition tape! NBC Digital Studios is currently casting for the premiere season of J.Y.A.. We’re searching for bright, articulate college students who wish to self-document the adventure of a lifetime. Cast members will receive cameras, tape stock, monetary compensation, and possible cash bonuses. Sound too good to be true? It isn’t!

Click here for more: http://www.nbc4.tv/jya/index.html


Better Resources for US Students Abroad

June 21st, 2006 by admin

US students that want to spend their college career overseas have difficulty finding funding at the right levels. Here’s the press release where InternationalStudentLoan.com made a splash with higher loan limits of $50,000 per year for undergrads, and $70,000 per year for grads. Stafford loans alone just don’t do the trick.

InternationalStudentLoan.com Announces Higher Loan Limits for Foreign Enrolled Students
To see the original release, go to: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/6/prweb399787.htm

For US students that enroll directly in a foreign school for their undergraduate or graduate education, costs are higher and funding options are much more limited than for domestic study. Federal loans can only cover a portion of the cost, and other aid is often not available. To address escalating funding needs, InternationalStudentLoan.com has introduced higher funding limits for the Foreign Enrolled Loan for US students studying at approved foreign schools, allowing students to borrow the full cost of their international education.

Quincy, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2006 — For US students that enroll directly in a foreign school for their undergraduate or graduate education, costs are higher and funding options are much more limited than for domestic study. Federal loans can only cover a portion of the cost, other aid is often not available, and the weakened dollar puts many already expensive but popular destinations for US students, like the United Kingdom and Western Europe, out of reach. Private student loans have become an increasingly popular and available method to finance an international education.

We are delighted to offer a loan with higher funding limits that are more realistic considering all of the costs associated with an international education. Although we encourage students to avail themselves of federal aid and scholarships whenever possible, the shortfall can be quite dramatic. Our Foreign Enrolled Loan can fill the gap, or can be the sole funding source when necessary.

To address escalating funding needs, InternationalStudentLoan.com has introduced an improved Foreign Enrolled Loan for US students studying at approved foreign schools. The Foreign Enrolled Loan now has high funding limits of $50,000 per year for undergraduates and $70,000 per year for graduate study, allowing students to borrow the full cost of their international education. Keith Clausen, President of InternationalStudentLoan.com, commented “We are delighted to offer a loan with higher funding limits that are more realistic considering all of the costs associated with an international education. Although we encourage students to avail themselves of federal aid and scholarships whenever possible, the shortfall can be quite dramatic. Our Foreign Enrolled Loan can fill the gap, or can be the sole funding source when necessary.”

Hundreds of foreign schools are approved for the Foreign Enrolled Loan, including medical, dental, business and law schools, with more schools being approved all the time. There are no application fees or out-of-pocket costs, borrowers can apply online or by phone, and the entire process can be completed in as little as 2 weeks.

“As the value of an international education continues to grow, and demand for internationally-trained graduates soars, more and more US students are enrolling directly in foreign schools. These students need realistic financing options. With deferred repayment, competitive rates and a simple application process, foreign enrolled students can access private loans just as readily as domestic students.” added Mr. Clausen.

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for the Foreign Enrolled Loan at http://www.internationalstudentloan.com/foreign_enrolled/ or by calling (800) 926-3069.

Contact Keith Clausen at e-mail protected from spam bots for more information.

InternationalStudentLoan.com is owned and operated by Envisage International Corporation and has been helping students from all over the world achieve their goals of international education since 1998. InternationalStudentLoan.com is a proud member of the International Student Network and the Student Loan Network, which can be found on the web at www.InternationalStudentNetwork.com and www.StudentLoanNetwork.com.

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