Enter the Advice to Graduates Contest


We are excited to announce that our Advice to Graduates Contest is back! Many students throughout the United States are graduating this month- what tips or advice do you have for them? Send us your advice for these graduates through Facebook, Google+ or Twitter for a chance to win $250! At the end of May judges at InternationalStudent.com will pick one winner with the most inspirational and creative advice.

The winner of this contest will be featured on InternationalStudent.com and receive a $250 amazon gift card- the winner will be announced the week of June 8th.

You must meet the following to be eligible to enter:

  • At least 18 years of age at the time of entry
  • You can only submit one entry
  • Currently be or plan on becoming an international student

All entries must be submitted by May 31st, 2015 at 11:59pm EST. Late entries will not be accepted and the final winner be based upon the discretion of the International Student judges.

Need inspiration while thinking of advice for graduates in the class of 2015? You can check out last year’s winner, Sarah Hong. Sarah’s advice to graduates was:

“You Are Not An Imposter. Many times, students, especially those who are high achievers, have the “Imposter Syndrome”; sometimes they are unable to internalize their accomplishments, and think that they do not deserve the opportunities they are given (eg. work, scholarship, awards). Believe in yourself. You deserve everything and you have earned everything. Especially as an international student, you have outdone yourself and sought out the Education you wanted. Now take everything you’ve learned and change the world. You can do it.”


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