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

To get the maximum experience out of your gap year, both in quality and quantity, you’re going to need to plan your gap year travel itinerary. This isn’t to say that you have to stick to it like your life depends on it -- you should never let plans get in the way of following...
Written by Anna Morris and Chrissie Faupel "How do I retain my alumni post-program and keep them engaged long-term?!" This is definitely something us international educators scratch our heads at often -- knowing the importance of tapping into this pool of eager returnees. Bottom...
Teaching abroad in China and traveling around Asia, I've had some pretty interesting conversations with co-workers and students about American stereotypes. After living in Asia for a few years, I tend to see the same questions and comments pop up again and again. While it can get...
To find an internship abroad, you have two options: hunt one down independently, or to use an internship placement provider (also known as a program provider) to help you with your search. Either way, it can be a daunting process. First you have to find an internship. Then you...
Although studying abroad in university is becoming almost a norm at some schools, high school study abroad is on the verge of breaking into the scene and so are the questions: Will study abroad mess up high school plans? College plans? Can a student study abroad with a specific...
You’ve already sorted out the flights, visa requirements, housing and figured out how to take the bus across town -- you’re rocking this living or traveling abroad thing! If you’re studying or interning abroad, doing a gap year or even just traveling, you may find yourself with...
No matter how young you are, there are endless ways for students to gain international experience, be it high school study abroad , a gap year before starting college or doing an internship in another country. When it comes to educational experiences overseas, Bailey Palmer has...
In a world where governments are listening to our Skype conversations and people share ultrasound photos of their four-month-old fetus on social media, sometimes it seems like information is a little too accessible. Yet when it comes to important topics, like where exactly your...
Let's be real, the world of internships is a game of chance. The stereotypes about fetching coffee and making copies sadly don't exist for no reason. If you want to be sure your internship is going to be a worthwhile learning experience, Germany is the place to go. In Germany, an...

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Elaina Giolando
Go Overseas Writer
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Go Overseas Writer
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Volunteer Abroad & Middle East Expert
Olivia Christine Perez
Gap Year & Personal Wellness Expert
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