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For centuries, the country of Turkey has straddled two very different "worlds." The confluence of cultures, including Middle Eastern conservative and Western progressive ideologies, has consistently made the country a tumultuous place to live, travel, work, and study. If you have...
If you are thinking of attending grad school abroad, there are several things to consider before you go. Doing a full degree abroad is, without a doubt, more complex than a semester abroad. Getting your master's degree or MBA abroad has some special complexities that you may not...
As a high school student who has studied or volunteered abroad, you’re part of a small percentage of teenagers who have taken advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience life in a different country. While you hopefully accumulated a mountain of memories (and...
Do you have questions about studying abroad? Discover study abroad resources for every step of your study abroad trip.
When I told people I'd be spending the summer interning in Rio, I got at least one of three standard reactions: "Rio? So exciting! How's your Portuguese?" "Rio? So dangerous! Aren't you scared?" "Rio? So cool! Are you going to be there for the Olympics?" Although years of living...
Current events haven't exactly left us feeling great about study abroad safety. From political instability to natural disasters , how can you stay safe while studying abroad? How can you protect yourself from dangers lurking overseas? What if the zombie apocalypse happens when...
Thinking about studying in the U.S.? Chances are, you're new to its education system, culture, study skills, communication styles, and professional networking. Well, have you ever considered how to prepare for the differences between your norms and what you’ll experience in the...
Gap years have been on our radar since long before Malia Obama announced she'd be taking a year off before entering Harvard. For most of the country, though, the announcement was probably followed by a mass Googling of "what is a gap year?" This isn't that surprising -- until...
Want to Study Abroad in Ireland? The 3rd Annual Scholarship to Study Abroad in Ireland is back! Win a full scholarship including tuition and stipend. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 23rd, 2018. Click here to apply now! Studying abroad in Ireland doesn't have to burn a...

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