Credit Cards: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

What exactly is a credit card it? Contrary to popular belief, credit cards are not free money. You can’t just swipe it to buy that new couch for your apartment and then walk away none the poorer. Instead, think of credit cards as being a short-term loan. So if you...

Interview with Xiang from China

This week on the Bridges Blog we wanted to get to know you, our reader, a little bit more. So we’ve started by interviewing students involved with Bridges around the U.S. Here is our second interview post. Introduce yourself. What is your first name, what is your...

The American Healthcare System

Traveling through the tangled forest of the American healthcare system can be very tricky, even for Americans. So for international students, it can be well, a foreign experience. But let’s face it: life happens and sometimes you just need medical help. Here are a few...