Island Life

I have an obsession for beautiful islands. Recently, I visited Sardinia for the first time. If you’re not familiar with this place, it’s the second largest island in the Mediterranean, part of Italy, about the size of Vermont. It’s a Blue Zone, and I’m interested in learning more about life as it relates to human longevity. Not only is Sardinia…

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Three Essential Considerations for Students When Moving to Canada

You have successfully obtained both your visa and acceptance into a Canadian education program and you’re officially moving to Canada! Exciting times are ahead of you and most of the hard work has already been done, but it is important that you fully prepare yourself for the journey ahead. There will be a definite culture shock, a time when you…

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Top Schools for Study Abroad

Sometimes you just know. You just know that you are going to study abroad. Sometimes, the decision to go to a certain college or university is actually based, in part, on its study abroad program. For those who are already convinced and want to make sure they get the support they need to adventure abroad, we’ve compiled a shortlist of…

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Missed out on studying overseas? Go abroad as an adult.

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Are you getting older and increasingly regretting the fact that you didn’t study abroad in college? Feeling like you missed out? You don’t have to nowadays. Many opportunities have popped up that allow you to go abroad as an adult, whether it be for a few weeks, a few months, or even a year. You might even be able to…

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Choosing your program: Living arrangements

There are typically a few options for living arrangements when you study abroad, including a host family. You should think through which one you choose so that it fits with your lifestyle and goals for your time away. Host family Host families can be one of the best ways to learn a language – if you’re dedicated to spending time…

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Choosing a study abroad program: Do I want to be fluent in a language?

There are a plethora of programs available for students looking to take advantage of study abroad, but if you look closely, they all have different offerings. Some are run by U.S. universities, others are run by private companies who only do study abroad. You may have a destination in mind: That’s the easy part. Now, you have to choose the…

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