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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...
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...
March 2018 update : Looking for the 2018 NAFSA discount code ? 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...
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...
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...
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Writing Team

Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Teach Abroad & China Expert
Lauren Salisbury
Go Overseas Writer
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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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Study Abroad & Sustainable Tourism Expert