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Pros & Cons Of Studying Abroad In College

The earth is a huge place that is home to more than seven billion people worldwide. Your college campus is comparative to a needle in a haystack in perspective. There is so much more in this world to learn and explore, and college is a great time to expand your mental and physical boundaries. If […]

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Australia: Top 5 Reasons to Study in Sydney

While Sydney is often associated with tourism and an amazing Oceanside, the truth is that it’s also home to the University of renown. The University of New South Wales is always listed amongst the top Australian universities, however, it is but a tip of the iceberg of all that Sydney has to offer education-wise. The […]

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What NOT to Pack On Your Volunteer or Study Abroad Trip Abroad

Studying abroad in your youth is an incredible experience, and it gives you the opportunity to help people while learning from them at the same time. Whether you’ll be building schools in Mexico, studying castles in Germany, or providing medical care in Africa, you might be so excited for your trip that you hastily pack […]

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Studying Abroad? 5 Tips for Avoiding an International Nightmare

If you plan to study abroad, you’ll want to watch out for the pitfalls that could make your time overseas unenjoyable and even dangerous. Living in another county in itself has enough challenges, and you’ll want to do everything possible to eliminate any extra hassle from your experience. Research the Destination Learning all the important […]

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What To Know If You Want To Teach Abroad

Teaching abroad is something a lot of people explore at some point in their life. Teaching abroad might be something a person does after graduating from college. It may also be something a person does later in their career, as a way to travel and work at the same time. There are a variety of […]

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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. […]

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 […]