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Hey, Go Overseas! I'm a recent grad with no TEFL certification and have been looking for teaching jobs abroad, but I'm a little confused. What exactly is a teach abroad program, and why would I use one? Also, is using a recruiter a good way to get a job? What do they do? Why...
The au pair role has traditionally -- and stereotypically -- been filled by women, but can guys be au pairs too? Well, sort of. Even though gender norms are becoming less rigid, there are still parts of the world that are more traditional and compartmentalized in their views of...
If you've read last month's round-up , you'll know that the best travel stories are always engaging, informative, and most of all, make you want to start traveling, too! Without further ado, here are the 5 best travel stories on Go Overseas in October. 1. Judith Goltz, Teacher...
Studying and volunteering abroad are highly valuable opportunities for pre-med students . While there are many great volunteer and study abroad programs out there, there are just as many organizations that aren't run well. These programs can lead students and volunteers into...
I stared out into the nothingness that stretched on endlessly outside my window. The tired bodies of my companions swayed from side to side as the bus moved dangerously through the darkness, swerving left and right without warning or deceleration. But unlike our volunteer...
For many students, the winter break is just that: a break from classroom time to see family and friends or maybe even travel. However, if you're looking to amp up your winter break this year, consider applying for a J-Term study abroad program. Application deadlines for J-Term...
The land of the rising sun is home to the second-largest economy in the world. Many universities offer courses in English as well as Japanese. How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in Japan? For tuition alone, a semester in Japan varies greatly, from $3,400 a...
With a reputation for safety and natural beauty, Costa Rica is a popular destination for study abroad. Its location in Central America also makes it a more affordable country to study in. How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in Costa Rica? For tuition alone,...
With English as the language of instruction and costs a great deal cheaper than its neighbors in Europe, Ireland has a lot more than just beautiful natural landscapes to make it an appealing study abroad destination. How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in...

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