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International Students: How to Survive the Between-Year Stress

International students (and those whose parent’s live hours upon hours away from their university) typically have a dilemma between school years. Unless you’ve lived a relatively minimal lifestyle and can pack your entire room away into a suitcase, you now have a lot of possessions, belongings, and equipment that you frankly have no idea what […]

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How to Get Ready to Study in the UK

Going to study abroad is daunting – it’s a huge challenge, and the fact that you’ve decide to do it shows your strength of character. Although it’s a brave thing for you to do, the chances are that you won’t regret it. However, you will get nervous, homesick and confused at times, but this will […]

How to Prepare Yourself for a Semester Studying Abroad

Spending a semester studying abroad exposes you to the culture, languages and customs of another country. This immersive learning experience is unlike studying from a book, and you could make lifelong memories and friendships. Follow these four tips in order to prepare yourself for a successful, safe and healthy semester studying in a foreign country. […]

Practical Tips for Saving Money On a Post-Grad Road Trip

There is no better time to take a road trip than after college graduation. Your schooling responsibilities are behind you (or at the very least, a summer away), and you’re transitioning into a full-time career, which means you likely are between jobs and homes. Take this time to do something that will only become harder […]

How to Travel On a College Student Budget

One of the greatest ways to relax and enjoy yourself is to travel around the world. There must be a thousand of places you wish to see and visit. The only problem and the only thing stopping you from simply walking out right now is your college budget. It may seem impossible, but there’s a […]

Advice and Tips for Studying Abroad

Having the chance to study abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime. The unique cultural experience is unbeatable and unmatchable. But as someone who’s probably had relatively little to no international travel in their background, there are some major things you need to pay attention to when living in a foreign country. Here are just […]

The Pros and Cons of Studying Abroad

There is no doubt that studying abroad can be a rich and rewarding experience – an experience that you will never forget. But, of course, like any major decision, it shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are many aspects to consider before taking that big step. What, then, should you know when considering studying abroad? The […]