Languages: English
My Account

Call Toll Free in the US: 1-800-419-4601
Outside the US: 1-212-766-3920

University Language Services

Travel Posts

College Break: Tips & Tricks to Survive the Drive Home

Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 under Holidays, Student Life, Travel

college student driving home on break

While making the road trip home during school breaks may seem intimidating at first, there are quite a few tips and tricks you can employ to make your journey easier and less stressful.

» Read More of College Break: Tips & Tricks to Survive the Drive Home


Top Benefits of Starting a Study Abroad Blog

Posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 under Study Abroad, Travel

college student taking a photo for her study abroad blog

Are you on the fence about starting a study abroad blog? There’s a ton of great benefits — check out these reasons for blogging about your time abroad.

» Read More of Top Benefits of Starting a Study Abroad Blog


5 Alternative Study Abroad Destinations

Posted on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 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?

» Read More of 5 Alternative Study Abroad Destinations


How To Find the Cleanest, Safest & Cheapest Hostels

Posted on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 under Student Housing, Travel

hostel room with bunkbeds

When traveling abroad, hostels are a great place to stay because they save you money and allow you to meet other travelers. But beware! The best hostels aren’t necessarily the ones you would choose at first glance.

You need something that’s inexpensive, clean, and filled with friendly fellow travelers. Sometimes you get lucky, other times you strike out. Don’t leave it up to chance!

To find the best hostels, you have to know what to look for (as well as what to avoid).

» Read More of How To Find the Cleanest, Safest & Cheapest Hostels


Top Tips for Students Preparing to Study Abroad

Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 under International Students, Study Abroad, Travel

study abroad student waiting for the train

Studying abroad can be an exciting opportunity, but it’s not something that should be taken lightly. By preparing ahead of time, you can rest easy and enjoy a fun (and safe!) trip.

» Read More of Top Tips for Students Preparing to Study Abroad


3 Things to Do Before You Leave for Study Abroad

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 under Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

world map, camera, and US passport

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!

» Read More of 3 Things to Do Before You Leave for Study Abroad


How to Choose the Perfect Volunteer Abroad Program

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

student volunteering abroad

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.

» Read More of How to Choose the Perfect Volunteer Abroad Program


Should You Travel After College?

Posted on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 under Graduation, Travel, Uncategorized

college graduate with backpack waiting for train

After four years of hard work, many college grads consider taking time off to travel. Is this option right for you? Consider these questions before packing your bags.

» Read More of Should You Travel After College?


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.

» Read More of 10 Genius Travel Hacks for Students


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.

» Read More of How to Live Abroad After College


5 Best Cities for International Students

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 under Blog, Choosing a College, International Students, Student Life, Travel

Melbourne, Australia

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to go? TopUniversities took a look at hundreds of cities and came up with the best ones for international students to attend. Check out which cities made the top five and why.

» Read More of 5 Best Cities for International Students


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 […]

» Read More of 5 Ways to Pay for Your Semester Abroad


Why You Should Volunteer When Studying Abroad

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

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.

» Read More of Why You Should Volunteer When Studying Abroad


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.

» Read More of 5 Things to Do After Deciding to Earn Your Degree Abroad


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.

» Read More of How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad Experience