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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

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

Posted on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 under High School, Study Abroad, Travel

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

Posted on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 under Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

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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White House Involves Bloggers in Study Abroad Plan

Posted on Friday, January 16th, 2015 under Current Events, Study Abroad, Travel

Jaisalmer, India

In December 2014, the US government held 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 exciting plan.

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5 Tips for Spending Thanksgiving Away from Home

Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel

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 Study Abroad Tips: What NOT to Do

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 under International Students, Study Abroad, Travel

London, England

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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Does Anybody Speak English in Germany?

Posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 under Blog, Study Abroad, Translation, Travel

Christmas Markets in Munich

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

Posted on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 under Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

Hands holding mate

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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3 Reasons China Is One of the Most Popular Study Abroad Destinations

Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 under News, Study Abroad

Great Wall of China

If you’re thinking of studying abroad in China, you’ll be in good company. China is one of the most popular study abroad destination in the world. Find out why China is so popular among international students!

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Study Abroad to Become Smarter

Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 under Study Abroad, Travel

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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