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

Most people who choose to volunteer internationally do so because they want to “make a positive impact” and “give back to the community.” But how often do we stop to think about what these catch phrases actually mean, or how to measure our own efficiency in achieving them? After...
Australia and New Zealand may be on the other side of the world, but they’re some of the globe’s most popular study abroad destinations. Australia, in fact, is the sixth-most-popular study abroad location for American students. Whether it’s the shared language, the stunning...
The country of Costa Rica is an ideal destination for anyone interested in volunteering abroad or perfecting their Spanish speaking skills : volunteer projects in Costa Rica range from teaching English to many conservation projects, as almost 25% of the land consists of protected...
Your semester studying abroad is bound to be one of the best times in your life. Don't mess it up! Its an unfortunate reality you may do the occasional dopey thing while studying abroad (Attempting to travel overland without your passport? Packing warm clothes for June in South...
Germany is one of the most popular countries for study abroad, and with good reason. In fact, it has been cited as one of the most supportive countries for international students.
Africa is a continent brimming with unique potential study abroad spots! Though it faces quite a few social issues and underdevelopment, the continent is still rich with culture, greenery, animals, and natural beauty. If you are a hands-on type of person, field work and close...
Underserved communities are in need of medical help all over the world for nearly all types of service - from vaccine provision to basic health checkups. Unfortunately, many parts of the world continue to experience a shortage of health workers and limited access to advanced...
Whether you're still in school or recently graduated, internships will be at the forefront of your mind as you start to think seriously about entering the work force. Internships are a fantastic "test run" in a potential field of work: if you have a burning desire to get your...

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