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How to Choose the Perfect Volunteer Abroad Program

Posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 under Study Abroad, Travel, Volunteering

volunteer abroad high fiving a student

The time that you spend abroad is as much about your own experience as it is about the experience of the community that you are working with. Here are a few ideas to help you choose your perfect volunteer project.

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10 Genius Travel Hacks for Students

Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 under Study Abroad, Travel, Uncategorized

students traveling abroad in Greece

Whether you’re studying abroad or just doing some traveling over vacation, these tips will help you travel easier, faster and cheaper.

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How to Prepare for a High School Exchange Program

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 under High School, International Students, Study Abroad

high school exchange student enjoying a train ride through their host country

Whether you are leaving the US or coming to this country through a high school exchange program, you can benefit from learning about the process before you commit to it. After all, you are about to leave your home for up to a year – there is a lot to think about first!

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How to Live Abroad After College

Posted on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 under Blog, Moving, Study Abroad, Travel

college grad standing on European foot bridge

Whether you’ve lived abroad before or have never set foot outside the US, if you’re interested in travel post-college, there are plenty of ways for you to do so and reap all the amazing benefits that come with international experience.

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5 Ways to Pay for Your Semester Abroad

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017 under Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad, Travel

plane tickets and money for studying abroad

The idea of studying abroad is popular among many students, but the main problem that often comes up is how to pay for it. Fortunately, there are lots of methods of paying for study abroad programs, ensuring that most students who want to travel while they’re in school can do so. As you start making […]

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Why You Should Volunteer When Studying Abroad

Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 under Blog, Study Abroad, Travel

male and female student volunteering in local community while studying abroad

As you prepare to study abroad in college, be sure to make time to volunteer while you’re in another country. Not only will this act help others, but it also has major benefits for you.

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5 Things to Do After Deciding to Earn Your Degree Abroad

Posted on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 under Applying to College, Blog, Choosing a College, Study Abroad, Travel

Oxford University building

If you want to go to college but also want to see the world, it’s time to consider getting an undergraduate degree abroad. This is a great way to combine your love of travel with your desire to get a good education.

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Earning an International Education: What Are Your Options?

Posted on Monday, November 14th, 2016 under Applying to College, Blog, Study Abroad, Summer

international student exploring the city

With the increased emphasis on globalization in recent years, it makes sense to get an international education. This is probably why the option to study abroad is so popular among college students. But your choices for getting an international education don’t end there.

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How to Find the Best Off-Campus Apartments Abroad

Posted on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 under International Students, Moving, Student Housing, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

study abroad apartment

Planning on studying abroad in Europe? There are bound to be tons of things you’re going to want to do on this once in a lifetime opportunity! But whether you’re skydiving above the Swiss Alps or combing through a farmer’s market in Italy, you’ll always want to have a nice place that you can come home to.

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How International Students Can Study Abroad, Too

Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 under International Students, Living in the US, Study Abroad

international students study abroad

Studying abroad is a popular choice for US college students, but many international students forget that they have this option, too. Just because you’ve already traveled overseas to study in the US doesn’t mean you can’t check out another country for a semester or even a year on a study abroad program.

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5 Alternative Study Abroad Destinations

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 under Study Abroad, Travel

Dubai

If you have the chance to study abroad, you have the opportunity to not just learn about a different culture, but actually experience it. Why not make the most of it by exploring a country that few other students get to visit?

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College Housing Options When Studying Abroad: Choosing the Right Fit for You

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 under Blog, International Students, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing, Study Abroad

study abroad housing options

So you’ve decided to study abroad and you’ve even selected the ideal program, but there’s one glaring issue: where will you live?

Most study abroad programs offer a variety of different housing options, though it depends on the college or university you’ve selected.

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US Colleges vs. Schools in Other Countries

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 under International Students, Living in the US, On Campus, Study Abroad

differences between American and international schools

Whether you’re an American student applying to schools across the pond or an international student with your heart set on an American college, you’re bound to notice several differences between US colleges and schools in other countries.

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Tips on Saving for College as an International Student

Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 under International Students, Living in the US, Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad

Euro coins and bills

After doing research on US colleges, you have probably noticed that they tend to be more expensive than the schools in most other countries. And since you won’t exactly get in-state (or even in-country) tuition from most schools in the US, college can be a costly goal.

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How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad Experience

Posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 under Study Abroad, Travel

tips for studying abroad

The opportunity to study abroad during college may be amazing, but you can still become indifferent to – and even bored with – the everyday routine you’ll fall into.

If the excitement of studying abroad is starting to wear off, get inspired to do more with these ideas.

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