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Why be a great English teacher when instead you can just settle for being a terrible one? If you’ve already secured a position as an ESL/EFL teacher, the hard part is done, so now you can just relax, kick back, and follow these useful tips to make sure your students will learn as...
If you're setting out to volunteer abroad , you'll want to make sure you're signing up to spend your time and money on a responsible and quality program. Unfortunately, the market is saturated with scams and volunteer programs harm more than they help the communities they work...
Ok so you’re going to study abroad in Italy . What are you excited about? The historical monuments and architecture? The amazing artwork from centuries ago? The beautiful beaches and vistas? No, no, don’t even try to fool us. You may be going for all of those things, sure, but...
Learning a foreign language is one of those things that people hope to accomplish one day, whether they’re an avid traveler or not. It opens up conversation with millions more people in the world , is a fantastic addition to any job resume and quite the personal success. No one...
Europe awaits! The great architecture of Rome; the Polish pierogi; German beer; already there is so much on your list to enjoy. However, before you set off, remember this is a chance to immerse yourself in a new culture , and not just any other trip. Through study abroad , you...
Most travel blogs out there champion selling off everything, bidding the 9-5 goodbye, and taking off into the unknown with a one-way ticket . It’s an incredibly exciting, sexy, and inspiring prospect to stop making excuses , hop on a plane with nothing but a backpack, and take...
Just because you’re with children doesn’t mean you have to give up on your prior dreams of teaching English abroad . The opportunities to learn, grow and make a global difference are open to your dependents too, albeit in another regard. If you’re married and your spouse wants to...
As a whole, Asia is an incredibly popular destination for ESL teachers. While most will head to Japan , China , or South Korea , Taiwan is a lesser known secret. Given the favorable exchange rate, rather stable currency, cheap monthly rents, reasonable costs for food and...
So you decided to study abroad in a European country . Are you feeling overwhelmed by this decision and all the information you’ve been given? Never fear! We have you covered. While your advisor is a wonderful resource for all things study abroad, here are five things your...

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