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

There are many epic questions in the world. Inside or outside? Ketchup or mustard? Paper or plastic? Should I intern abroad for the summer or a full semester? We can't necessarily help you with all those questions (though we'd suggest... Outside, ketchup, and neither -- reusable...
So you've decided to study abroad and you know what you want to study, but you're not sure where to go to study say art history, healthcare, or English lit? With such a beautiful, large world to explore, one of the most difficult steps in the study abroad process can be choosing...
If you're thinking about teaching abroad , you've probably already Googled all the practical information: where the best places to teach are, how much you'll make teaching ESL abroad, and everything under the sun about TEFL certifications. But what about the experience? What's it...
Like an internship at home, not every internship abroad will be the most fun and amazing time of your life, but it should be a meaningful learning experience. We all have expectations of how an experience will be, and international experiences often have the highest expectations...
Originally published May, 29th 2013. If you already know that you want to volunteer in East Africa, it's likely that you're trying to decide between volunteering in Kenya and Tanzania . How do you choose? Though each distinct in their own way, these two neighbors are pretty...
Learning a language abroad is the best way to acquire one. Immersion is everywhere, and you're there to act as one big language sponge! But this awesome arrangement can be made even better if you know some helpful tips to improve your language learning. Take a look at these...
During the fall semester of my senior year of college, I decided I couldn’t graduate without taking advantage of the opportunity to spend a semester in a foreign country. Yet it seemed my time for studying abroad had passed. My university has a rule that your last semester of...
I'll never forget sitting in my living room in Nigeria with a colleague from Portugal after he asked me to share my resume with him. He had a Spanish friend applying for a job in Germany and she was asking for inspiration and examples. Given that I was an American working for a...
Last year, Go Overseas and Education New Zealand put together a full scholarship for one lucky student to study abroad In New Zealand. After combing through over 1,000 submissions, Emma Faucher was chosen as the recipient of the $15,000 award. It took over a month of preparation...

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Elaina Giolando
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Go Overseas Writer
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
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