Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 under Study Abroad, Travel
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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Posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 under Study Abroad, Travel
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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Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel
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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Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 under International Students, Study Abroad, Travel
Most students who are preparing to study abroad are sat down by some form of administration at their schools and given a list of study abroad tips — usually, what not to do.
However, some tips are impossible to learn without experiencing particular situations overseas head on. Here are a few of those study abroad tips that may not be as easily foreseen by administrations.
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Posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 under Blog, Study Abroad, Translation, Travel
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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Posted on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 under Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel
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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Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel
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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