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Volunteering abroad is a big thing these days; most people who have done it have loved it, and most people who haven’t done it want to do it. Volunteering abroad makes your resume stand apart, introduces you to new friends and cultures, and opens your eyes to a new way of living....
Master the art of studying abroad on a budget -- and doing it with style! Here are helpful tips from a fellow student on how you can study abroad in Spain on a budget.
Once you've returned home from your international internship, coped with reverse culture shock, shared a review of your program abroad , and re-adjusted to life as usual, your next, very real world challenge is to make your internship stand out on your resume. Many students study...
So, you’re not quite sure about where you want to study abroad, but you know you want to go somewhere different - perhaps Africa. “AFRICA!?”, your friends and family may bark. Well, Africa is a huge continent with many different languages, cultures, and lifestyles depending on...
It happened the same way every morning: with the force of a tidal wave, the door burst open, and a tsunami of 12-year-olds poured into my classroom. “Hi Miss! Hi Miss Andrea!” they shouted, rushing past my desk and howling with laughter as they rough-housed around the room. It...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel I’ve been volunteering in Africa for the past two years with the Peace Corps, and have come across dozens of others out here doing the same thing, either with Peace Corps or other organizations. Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel I’ve been...
Have you heard through the grapevine that it's actually possible to get paid to live in Spain, Argentina or Thailand by working and teaching English abroad and thought to yourself, “I want to know how I can do that?”
Spending a semester or even a year studying abroad is an exciting experience that will stay with you forever. As you plan your time away, it’s easy to get caught up in all the adventures you’re going to have, the new things you’ll learn and of course the new classmates you’ll...
You may have heard that teaching English in Korea is a great way to earn money, acquire new skills, and see the world. Good news - it’s true! Now you just need to figure out where to start. Deciding to teach English in Korea is the first of many choices you’ll make as a Native...

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