I wish I could understand you!

Do you ever feel like no one is following what you say? Do you feel like you cannot express yourself in front of others? Then you have a communication problem and it often happens to international students. Why can't we go and work in countries where we do not speak the language? Though technology, medicine, [...]

Why don’t I get a callback?

Life is all about competitions, from the day we are born the race begins. If you have siblings you have to compete with them, then comes friends, classmates, colleagues…the race never ends. And in most cases, you have only one shot to make a good impression and move to the next step. Your first impression [...]

The dreaded interview!

I know that most people hate job interviews, not me! I always loved interviews. They give me an opportunity to dress up, meet new people and learn something new:) Granted this does not say anything positive about my social life but I have to admit I love talking to strangers for 30-45 minutes. I am [...]

Fake it ’til you make it???

Most recent graduates face rejection on a daily basis. It is extremely hard to get a job on OPT visa let alone find an employer to sponsor you. So, I am sure this question comes up at one point. It is quite easy for international students to come up with years of experience back home [...]

Do job interviews make you nervous?

You are not alone! Most people, regardless of age, experience level, skill set…do not like job interviews. People feel intimidated and judged and overall uncomfortable. However, job interviews are part of life, more than likely you will have dozens of interviews throughout your career so it is very beneficial to make your peace with it [...]