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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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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.

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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 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 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.

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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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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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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

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.

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