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Five Things You Learn After Graduating From College

August 20, 2014 in Academics, Blog, College Classes, Graduation, Student Life | No comments so far


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Where you go to college and what you do once you get there are two heavily emphasized topics that follow us throughout our young lives. But what happens after all is said and done?

Here are a few life changes that come with graduating from college, and some ways to cope with them.

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Which Resume Format Is Right for You?

August 12, 2014 in Jobs | No comments so far


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The kind of resume format that you should use when applying for jobs varies depending upon your experience and your target field.

It’s important to carefully consider these factors when crafting a resume that will please potential employers.

Here are some tips on choosing the right resume format for you!

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Crock Pots Save Time and Money for College Students

August 6, 2014 in Blog, Money, Starting College, Student Life | No comments so far


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Are you a college student on-the-go? Are you tired of eating out but not so great at cooking? Maybe you should think of investing in a crock pot.

Crock pots, or slow cookers, are a great way to save time and money. Learn why, and learn some quick recipes, too.

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Does Anybody Speak English in Germany?

July 30, 2014 in Blog, Study Abroad, Translation, Travel | No comments so far


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It’s easy to assume that English is spoken in virtually every big city on the planet. However, it’s also easy to learn that this isn’t always the case.

Here’s an account of my travel experience in Germany, where I experienced firsthand the difficulties of being fluent in only one language: English.

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The Study Abroad Guide to Dining in South America

July 24, 2014 in Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


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South America is becoming a popular study abroad destination for students who are seeking to learn Spanish or Portuguese.

With cultural heritage sites, beautiful colonial architecture, diverse histories and of course, delicious food, South America has a lot to offer a student wishing to study abroad.

Studying abroad in South America also offers the unique opportunity of experiencing another dining culture that has some familiar etiquette and practices, but don’t be fooled by the similarities.

Prepare yourself for some new food and drink customs and make your study abroad experience that much more enjoyable!

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Study Abroad to Become Smarter

July 9, 2014 in Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Jaisalmer, India

As if you needed another reason to study abroad, recent studies show that students who choose to do so tend to be smarter upon their return.

So if you’re looking for a way to boost your brain power, consider picking up a student visa and heading to another country!

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How to Maximize Language Learning While You’re Abroad

July 1, 2014 in International Students, Learning English, Study Abroad | No comments so far


Fez, Morocco

You go to class every day, do your homework and you’re living in another country, but that conversation with your downstairs neighbor is still next to impossible.

Why is that?

It’s because learning another language requires more than just reading your textbook. And though studying abroad is greatly helps language learning, fluency can’t be obtained by osmosis – you need to really take advantage of your surroundings while you’re abroad.

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Why You Should Blog About Your Study Abroad Experience

June 24, 2014 in Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Mexico City, Mexico

If you are planning to study abroad, make sure your checklist of things to do includes starting a blog about your experience.

Doing so can benefit you now and in the future, and it may even help others, too.

Are you on the fence about starting a study abroad blog? There’s a ton of great benefits — check out these reasons for blogging about your time abroad.

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