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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 […]

Studying Abroad? Avoid These 5 Big Mistakes Students Make

Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity for you to combine education with valuable life experiences. Now that the internet makes global information access available with just a few key taps, you can prepare yourself for the best international study experience. But students do run into some problems because of frequently made mistakes. Below are five […]

Get a Passport for Global Citizenship!

The model of workplace organization is changing. People from diverse backgrounds are working together more often, sometimes remotely or through outsourcing. Companies wishing to stay competitive in the international marketplace are looking for employees who are skilled at working with others from different cultures and speak multiple languages. The need to communicate and process different […]

How to Get a Student Visa in the U.S.

Why do they call America the home of the brave? Perhaps it is because you have to be very brave if you are going to try to get a student visa in this country. It is not that it can’t happen. But as you might imagine, there are a number of hoops to jump through […]