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How and Why Teachers Are Pushing the Study Abroad Dream Long Before College

February 24, 2015 in High School, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Florence, Italy

Many students wait until college to study abroad, but that’s not the first time they should start thinking about it. On the contrary, students should consider studying abroad long before college.

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How to Prepare for Your Study Abroad Experience

February 10, 2015 in Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Oyem, Gabon

As you prepare for your study abroad trip, you might be wondering where to even begin. Luckily, most of what’s on your to-do list can fit into the main categories below. Once you finish these tasks, all you’ll have left to do is pack!

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More International Students Seeking Out US High Schools

January 21, 2015 in High School, International Students, Translation | No comments so far


international students

You probably know of a few international students who come to the US for college. You might have also met a few foreign exchange students in high school.

But a recent study shows that more international students than ever are coming to the US for a high school education, and they’re not using typical foreign exchange programs.

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White House Involves Bloggers in Study Abroad Plan

January 16, 2015 in Current Events, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Jaisalmer, India

The US government recently had a conference to discuss its plan for encouraging students to study abroad. And to help spread the word, 100 travel bloggers were invited to the White House to learn more about this plan.

The event was called the White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship.

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Beating the SAT Clock

December 2, 2014 in High School, Testing | No comments so far


Clock

The various ways you can save time while taking the SAT depend on the section of the test you’re working on, as well as your own personal weaknesses.

There are a couple places that are especially easy to improve on, though, that will turn your test taking skills around — for the better. The writers at Magoosh are here with some helpful SAT tips!

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Should You Get a Bachelor’s Degree in Business?

November 17, 2014 in Academics, Applying to College | No comments so far


Stack of books

Business is a popular major, and there are plenty of reasons for that. But is majoring in business the right move for you? Before you declare your major, check out the pros and cons of getting a bachelor’s degree in business.

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5 Tips for Spending Thanksgiving Away from Home

November 12, 2014 in Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


View from an airplane

The song “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays” becomes all the more real for an American studying abroad. It’s understandable to feel a little homesick as Thanksgiving creeps around the corner, especially when you’re in a country that hasn’t the slightest idea what a Pilgrim is.

Here are five tips that will keep you from coming down with a case of Thanksgiving blues while studying far from home.

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Do at Your College Admission Interview

November 6, 2014 in Applying to College, Starting College | No comments so far


Columbia University

The interview is a common part of the college admissions process. If you are nervous about it and want to make a good impression, it’s best to consider some habits to avoid during your upcoming college admissions interview.

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20 of the Best Colleges with No Application Fees

November 5, 2014 in Applying to College, Choosing a College, Money | No comments so far


Pile of money

Preparing for and applying to college is no joke — especially when it comes to your top choices. Not only do you want to get into college, but you may also hope to get into a college with a good application.

The application process is also no joke when it comes to your wallet. College application fees can easily cost you nearly $100 a pop, so you’ll need to pick and choose carefully.

Here’s a list of 20 highly ranked colleges that also happen to have free applications.

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