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 Monday, April 28th, 2014 under Academics, Applying to College, International Students, Internships, Jobs, Study Abroad, Translation
Are you thinking of heading abroad to study or for a permanent move? There might be more in store for you than just dealing with culture shock!
There are a lot of steps involved in the process of moving your life to a new country and culture, but translation of academic documents isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.
However, a language barrier could stand in your way if you’re looking to register at a local school or university.
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Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 under International Students, Translation
Transcript translation has one rule that supersedes all others: transcript translations must be accurate.
When you’re sending your transcript to a foreign institution, you want to be sure that you and your grades are being represented correctly. There are a few things you can do to get the most precise transcript translation possible.
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Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 under International Students, Translation
If you’re applying to a college in the United States, you’ll need diplomas and other academic documents translated into English. Providing these documents is one of the most important parts of your college application, and you want to make sure it’s done right.
Here are the reasons that a professional translation of your diploma, transcripts and other academic documents is best (if not absolutely required).
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Posted on Friday, February 11th, 2011 under Holidays, Translation
Oh … Valentine’s Day. The dinner reservations made months in advance, the perfect piece of jewelry, the immaculately-arranged bouquet of flowers … the annual pressure to out-do your previous romantic gesture.
But ultimately, what is it about? The answer is obvious: love.
Memorize a few of these translated declarations of love and surprise your sweetie with how worldly and romantic you are.
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Posted on Friday, July 9th, 2010 under Academics, College Classes, Translation
Although the fields of translation and interpreting are becoming more and more important, it is an area in which a small percentage of younger professionals work.
Why? The lack of BA degree programs available in both fields. Find out how Northwestern College in Iowa is attempting to change that around.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 under Applying to College, International Students, Learning English, Translation
If you’re an international student, or simply moving to an English speaking country, it’s important to know the best way to spell your name.
Legal officials often butcher the spellings of names, especially if they’re translating from a non-Latin-based alphabet. Although your name isn’t necessarily permanent, it’s certainly a lot easier to get it right the first time rather than going through the tedious process of getting it changed.
Here are a few guidelines for how to translate your name into English and have it understood.
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Posted on Friday, June 4th, 2010 under Academics, College Classes, Translation
Students — have you ever considered a translation degree?
The global marketplace is continually expanding, and the need for skilled translators and interpreters grows with it. More and more companies need experts to translate important documents or be understood in multi-lingual meetings, so a translation degree might just translate into a rewarding career.
So where does a student interested in translation and interpreting go to study?
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