Your Global Education…Fake or Real?

Global education is more than feel-good-cross-cultural learning. It’s more than sightseeing, studying cultures, and mastering languages, although these things are important. It’s more than you and me and what we experience in college and work. It’s about being informed and understanding what’s really going on in the world (not being manipulated and distracted by fake news and education). Unfortunately, real…

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Don’t take anything for granted…

A month ago, I was on the island of Tortola in awe of the weather and lifestyle. Tortola is one of several gorgeous British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. I stayed in Frenchman’s Cay, overlooking the Virgin Islands National Park in St. John and Little Thatch Island (owned by the owners of OtterBox). The views were breathtaking. On the weekend, I…

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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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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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