Go Overseas Articles

Stories, advice, and inspiration to plan your next trip overseas.

Hey Go Overseas! I want to tutor abroad, but I'm not sure where to get started. How do you find private students to tutor and land the first, crucial job? Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Sincerely, First-time teacher Great question! I've tutored everyone from...
Two years ago, Go Overseas came up with eight values we wanted to get behind as an organization . In 2016 our growing partner team (which is tasked with supporting the thousands of program providers listed on the site) wanted to add a few specific commitments of our own. Every...
So you've heard about how awesome taking a gap year overseas is, but you're convinced it's not for you. After all, travel isn't for everyone -- right? You might be wrong on this one. Here are 10 things holding you back from taking a gap year that totally shouldn't. 1. There's A...
The United Kingdom is one of the most popular locations for study abroad. In fact, the United Kingdom has the second largest number of international students in the world, trailing only the United States. This is in large part due to the reputation of academics in the country....
Teaching positions in the Middle East are extremely lucrative, and the benefits packages can be very attractive, with some including a tax-free salary, housing benefits, relocation allowances, medical coverage, paid holidays and large contract bonuses. With such enticing benefits...
I stepped out into the alley of my new Italian home and walked into the piazza that sat right below our windows. I had woken up to music in the morning, and my roommate and I looked out to see a mini market had magically sprung up in the spot where pigeons usually reigned supreme...
Volunteering abroad with children is one of the most appealing experiences for first-time (and many-time) volunteers, and for totally understandable reasons. If you enjoy working with children and want to make a difference for those in need, working in refugee camps or in...
For the second year in a row, Go Overseas hosted a BinGo game at the annual NAFSA conference for international educators. We created the game to encourage conference networking , but also to give those in the field the chance to win $5,000 in scholarships to give to the study...
As college sessions start and study abroad fairs begin to pop up, something else exciting is happening that you may not yet know about. Go Overseas and Education New Zealand have partnered up to offer the chance to win a full-ride scholarship to study abroad in New Zealand for...
While the 2016 presidential election is fast approaching, if you're living abroad it could sneak up on you even faster than you expect. As an expat, traveler, or student abroad, voting from overseas isn't as simple as showing up at a ballot booth. You have to -- in true...

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Elaina Giolando
Professional Development Expert
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Gap Year & Study Abroad Expert
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
Olivia Christine Perez
Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
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Managing Editor at Go Overseas
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