Island Shopping

I have a thing for islands that are hilly and mountainous. Recently, I traveled to Sardinia on a short trip. The second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia is part of Italy, about the size of Vermont. One of the biggest reasons I’m interested in Sardinia is the way of life here and human longevity. To be perfectly honest, I’m…

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Dorm Away From Home – Tips for Living On-Campus While Abroad

Living On-Campus Abroad

When it comes to housing abroad there’s often several options- homestays, off-campus flats and apartments, and on-campus housing are perhaps the most common. Each serves its purpose depending on the location, the culture, and the student’s housing budget. Most students are familiar with on-campus housing, either having gone through it themselves or having friends who live on campus. However, the…

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Country Focus: United Kingdom Study Abroad

The United Kingdom, or the UK, is a Constitutional Monarchy made up of four countries (Wales, England, Northern Ireland, and Scotland). Consequently, the UK has four capital cities: Cardiff in Wales, London in England, Belfast in Northern Ireland and Edinburgh in Scotland. Of these four countries, England is by far the largest geographically. The official language is English and the…

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Why you should study abroad?

Why you should study abroad?

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” ~St. Augustine Why should you study abroad? “Study abroad is a lot fun”, “study abroad is a great experience”, “study abroad will change your life”, “study abroad will enhance your education”, so on and so forth. This isn’t anything you haven’t already heard or else…

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Getting Work Experience through MBA Study Abroad Programs

Getting an MBA has always been a prestigious distinction and because of increasing interest in programs, there are many new options available provide all those interested with the option that they need. For those who cannot leave their careers, there are MBA schools online that provide students with a flexible schedule that allows for night and weekend classes. For those…

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Choosing a Study Abroad Program

The notion of studying abroad is an exciting one, but it can also be intimidating—especially when it comes to choosing a study abroad program. As a veteran study abroad student who went through her share of overwhelming study abroad searches before finally setting off on an international semester, I thought I’d save you some time by sharing what I learned…

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