Study Abroad for Less or Free

You don’t have to break the bank to study abroad. In some cases, studying abroad in another country is cheaper than staying on your home campus, and you can use your financial aid. There is usually the case in countries where the cost of living is low, like Ecuador, Mexico, Costa Rica, Philippines, Thailand, and China. In some other countries…

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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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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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Reverse Culture Shock: Coming home after studying abroad

When preparing for studying abroad one thing you’re often told about is culture shock. Especially if you’ll be studying in a country that doesn’t speak your native language! What no one ever thinks to prepare you for is reverse culture shock. According to the U.S. Department of State website, reverse culture shock is “Many of the same events and circumstances…

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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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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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Are you ready to study abroad?

Are you ready to study abroad?

Getting ready to study abroad can be time consuming. It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of application forms, passports, student visas, and course selection. There are, of course, other things to consider in advance, which will make your stay more enjoyable. Here’s a list of things I’m glad I knew—or wish I had known—before my…

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