The Complete Guide to J-1 Students Tax Return

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Every year, thousands of people travel to the United States on J-1 visas. Every J-1 participant is required to file a J-1 visa tax return; this is required by law! Many J-1 visa holders are perplexed by the complicated tax jargon that can be found in the United States. However, it is not as complex as it appears.

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 01, 2021 /
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The minute I saw the art of Kippy Sage, I was entranced. There's a certain joie de vivre that glows from within her art; her creativity is extraordinary! Read on for more about Kippy, including inspiration, finding her art online, and a special project with the Smithsonian.

Without further ado, the words and art of Kippy Sage...

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

“Josh Recommends” by Josh Garrick – in a Season Preview – Fall 2021

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“Josh Recommends” by Josh Garrick – in a Season Preview – Fall 2021 

The Arts Scene in Central Florida is chock full of wondrous arts groups who can’t wait to get back into their performance spaces to – once again – share the extraordinary joys of LIVE performance with us. Read on, my friends. There are classics for some and new works for others, and NOW is the time to reserve your tickets to become a part of it all … 

4 Money-Saving Tips for Your Next Getaway

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Shoulder season is around the corner. Holidaying during this season means fewer crowds than in the summer, thus cheaper transportation and accommodation. It is also the best time to enjoy outdoor activities without sunburn scares.

If you wish to take a break from reality this coming season and hope to have fun without breaking the bank, here are the top tips to reduce your spending and still have a great time.

5 Ways to Travel the World Solo

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If you’ve ever dreamed of lying on a beach in the tropics, watching the sea crash against the shore while sipping on a cold beverage, you’ve probably come up with all kinds of ideas on how you could actually achieve the dream. Traveling is an incredible experience—you get to see new places, experience new cultures, and eat wonderful food. The biggest drawback is it costs money… and without a way to fund your adventures, you will remain lying on your sofa dreaming, rather than doing. Luckily, the following are five ways you can fund your travels and scratch the itch. 

Music for summer's end and autumn's beginning

by Kerry Dexter / Aug 16, 2021 /
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Summer's end, autumn's beginning, shifting times global and local, time to reflect wherever you may find yourself and in whatever season.

As ever, changes and choices are in the wind.

Music for summer's end and autumn's beginning

Ayden Berkey: #StudyAbroadBecause ... it will be the time of your life!!!

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Ayden Berkey is a 2020 college graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she double majored in Marketing and Human Resource Management. Since graduation, she has co-founded a free scholarship search engine and college resource platform called Access Scholarships. Find her on Instagram and TikTok - her username is @accessscholarships ! 

“Josh Recommends” for the week of August 6, 2021 by Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the week of August 6, 2021 by Josh Garrick

“Josh Recommends” for the week of July 23, 2021 by Josh Garrick  

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Connections

by Stacey Ebert / Aug 02, 2021 /
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“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart” - Winnie the Pooh

Nakie: The Best Eco-Friendly Hammock

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Well, there aren’t words to describe this product, but I just have to make do...and somehow tell you how amazing this hammock is without making up new phrases.