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Stop me if you’ve heard this before: nobody teaches English abroad for the money, right? Actually… wrong. Although teaching English overseas will never get you on a list of world billionaires, it can come with a reasonable salary, on that even puts money in your savings account.
With stunning natural landscapes, a fun-loving culture, vibrant history, and a lower cost of living than many places in Europe, (not to mention English being the main language of instruction), the reasons why Ireland is an ideal location to study abroad surely weigh more than a p...
Before we get to that list you clicked on over here for, let's have some real talk: Paid internships abroad are not necessarily easy to come by. Paid summer internships -- which are generally shorter and more in demand -- are even harder to find. Still, we'd like to help. Where t...
You’ve probably put a lot of thought into whether or not you should study abroad in Ireland . You've scoured the web, debated Ireland versus England or any other attractive option, and this is undoubtedly not the first “Things to Know Before Going to Ireland” article you’ve read....
The cost of study abroad is, unsurprisingly, one of the biggest reasons why students don't, or think they can't, study abroad. But what if I told you that, if you were down for studying abroad in Ireland, you might be able to throw costs and money out the window. You might, in fa...
If studying abroad has only reinforced your desire to spend the rest of your life overseas, you might be wondering what's the best way to turn that experience and interest into a post-college career move. The harsh truth is, there isn't one right way to do this -- in fact, almost...
Many study abroad experiences are unforgettable. My fondest memories of studying abroad in China include being invited to countless birthday dinners by Chinese students, enjoying downtown Xiamen nightlife with only young Chinese people around, and grilling shao kao in the back al...
I quit my job to travel the world almost three years ago. Yes, I know you have heard that phrase before -- but I am not going to tell you about how you can do the same thing while making six figures selling e-courses. This is not that kind of article. Traveling was everything I t...
Living in China for the last few years, people often ask me: Do I need to speak Chinese to teach English in China? It's a common concern among most people who teach abroad. How can you possibly teach a foreign language without knowing the local one? Won't the students be confused...
As a traveler, I know that it can be intimidating to go overseas -- to leave friends and family behind in favor of new adventures and unfamiliar places. But what’s truly terrifying? The idea that you may never be able to come home. Going abroad is often described as one of the mo...