Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 under International Students, Study Abroad
The European philosophy towards eating and the structure of a meal is essentially the opposite from what Americans are used to, and a world away from your college’s dining hall.
Food is to be savored and a meal must never be rushed. You can expect long, leisurely lunches (usually the main meal of the day) where the focus is on your food and not the reading for your next class.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel
Whether you have already studied abroad or are just starting to look into it now, you’ve probably noticed that studying abroad is full of great benefits. And apparently, the First Lady would agree with you.
Recently Michelle Obama went to China and visited Peking University, where she discussed the importance of studying abroad.
It’s a topic the country is already familiar with; Chinese students make up the largest amount of exchange students in the US.
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Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 under Jobs, Study Abroad
During the job search, you need to use every advantage possible in order to stand out from other applicants. So if you have been lucky enough to study abroad, make sure you bring this up at your next job interview.
If you’re wondering how to explain your experience abroad to the interviewer, check out these tips on what to say to improve your shot at the job.
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Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel
There are lots of reasons to study abroad during college. That’s probably why so many schools strive to make it easy for students to take this route before graduating!
Whether you already plan to study abroad or have never seriously considered the idea, check out some of the best reasons to do so.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 under International Students, Study Abroad
Like many universities, Germany’s schools aim to attract as many qualified foreign students as possible. In fact, there is now a plan in place to get more international students to study at German colleges.
At the same time, German officials also want to encourage German students to study abroad in other countries. This is part of the process of internationalizing higher education, which is a goal shared by many countries.
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Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 under Jobs, Study Abroad
If you have little or no work experience but have seized the opportunity to study abroad, you might still have an advantage during the job hunt. That’s because many employers now see the benefits of hiring students and recent graduates who have studied abroad.
Find out what makes a study abroad experience so desirable for employers, and then focus on ways to make your time abroad really count when you’re looking for a job!
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Posted on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 under Study Abroad
If you are wondering if you should study abroad, some recent research might make your decision a little easier for you.
It’s been discovered that studying abroad will likely give you a better understanding of a second language, even if you only go for a small amount of time.
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Posted on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 under Study Abroad, Travel
If you’re planning to study abroad, you’ll likely need a cell phone (or some other reliable way to communicate with loved ones back home). So, once you’ve bought your plane tickets, booked your accommodation and had your academic documents translated, you’ll need to research your cell phone options. It’s rarely as simple as packing your [...]
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Posted on Monday, April 1st, 2013 under Graduate School, Study Abroad, Travel
If you are looking at international graduate schools as a US student, you have the enviable opportunity to gain international experience while continuing your studies. But you will need to assess which international graduate school is best for you, as well as evaluating other important factors, including costs and visa requirements.
Learn what steps to take before heading off to the international graduate school of your choice.
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