The Art of Packing Light

We all are guilty of it, of not packing light for a trip abroad. We all have traveled with a suitcase full of items we end up not wearing. How does one avoid this? How does one become a pro at packing light? At packing exactly what is needed? Here are some tips: Research the weather at the exact locations…

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Study Abroad and Graduate Students

Study Abroad and Graduate Students

Nothing happens unless first a dream. ~Carl Sandburg There are many opportunities for graduate students to study abroad. Ask your advisor about the prospects in your field. In some graduate programs, students can complete internships and practicum abroad. In others, students travel abroad for teaching and research purposes. If you’re researching any human subjects, don’t forget that each participant must…

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Study Abroad or College Abroad?

When I was a Bachelor’s student, I had the opportunity to spend a trimester College abroad at Flensburg University in Germany. I was studying German at the time and thought it would be easy once I was accepted to the exchange program. But several things stood in my way. First, I hadn’t anticipated the cost. I was told that because there were very…

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