Study Abroad Articles

  • studying abroad in the Middle East
    By Elaina Giolando on 04/21/2015
    Photo Credit: Madeleine Loney "So you're from America," she said curiously. We sat in a back alley cafe in Cairo, sipping tea and smoking shisha after work. "I'd love to go there," my Egyptian colleague puffed out another fruit-flavored smoke cloud. "But it's too dangerous. People being shot in...
  • Why don't more students study abroad?
    By Lisa Saltagi on 04/09/2015
    Photo Credit: Courtney Dorazio | Australia I wish I didn't have to write this article. This article shouldn't have to be written but, alas, I am writing it. Thus, I have to explain to you why more students don't study abroad. Though finding your way to this page may mean that you're more in the...
  • Discover Ireland
    By Jessie Beck on 04/07/2015
    Sure, you've heard that Ireland is a popular destination for studying abroad. Maybe you have a vague image of students chatting in cozy Irish pubs, lush green scenery, and a perpetually overcast sky. From there you've begun to daydream about the locals you'll meet, the castles you'll explore,...
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  • study abroad students
    By Lisa Saltagi on 04/06/2015
    Photo Credit: Danielle Slowik I'm in Philosophy 101 and am staring at the board as Mr. White screeches the chalk against the green background spelling out McGill, UMASS, Cornell, and UVM. My classmates one by one are announcing where they have been accepted for college. One student bashfully...
  • Study Abroad in English
    By Rachael Taft on 03/31/2015
    Everyone knows a huge benefit of studying abroad is the opportunity to learn another language. But what if that's not really your end goal? What if you're dying to get abroad and experience another culture, but you really need to take classes in your major? Not to mention a lot of subjects have...
  • Must know phrases for study abroad in France
    By Noah Ferns on 03/25/2015
    Photo Credit: Laura Brond Originally published on October 1st, 2014 Like all languages, French has a rich variety of colloquial phrases and slang. And if you're like most students, then chances are you haven't delved deep into the realm of phrases and expression spoken every day around France...
  • March madness study abroad bracket
    By Jason Rogers on 03/18/2015
    Photo Credit: Stewart Every March sees the creation of more brackets than a construction boom in a gold rush town. Suddenly, your Facebook news feed is awash in Bobcats and Golden Bears, Fighting Illini and Runnin' Rebels, Blue Devils and whatever a Terrapin is. If April showers bring May...
  • Women studying abroad
    By Katie Boyer on 03/13/2015
    This article originally appeared on Pink Pangea and originally published on Go Overseas on March 7th, 2013. Women's History Month has been officially celebrated by Congress every March since 1981. There are many reasons to celebrate Women's History Month and gender equality this year -- more...
  • Studying in France for free
    By Allison Lounes on 03/12/2015
    Photo Credit: Chip Beck Originally published November 19, 2012. It's no secret: France is one of the most popular destinations for study abroad students, but it isn't exactly known for being an inexpensive country. As a study abroad student in France, you can try to use federal financial aid or...
  • Study abroad group
    By Lisa Saltagi on 03/10/2015
    Photo Credit: Ellie Taylor Sitting in an office chair, I fidgeted around and played with the rings on my fingers, trying to remain focused on the interviewer as she looks intently at my every move. I'm not horrible at interviews, but most of the time they aren't wonderful experiences and I'd...