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Nowadays, no college experience is complete without a semester abroad. But why wait until college to spend time in an exciting international setting while taking classes?! There are a plethora of study abroad opportunities designed specifically with high schoolers in mind. If you...
If you've always wanted to study abroad in France , you may wonder if your French skills are good enough to take university classes alongside French students (and worry that they're not). You may think that if you go to France, you will make a fool of yourself, fail your classes,...
Are you interested in volunteering overseas , but drawn to a region of the world that isn’t typically associated with these types of programs? No problem! You have more options than you think. The most popular locations for volunteering abroad include Peru , South Africa ,...
So you’ve studied abroad – but now what? If you’re anything like me, you’re ready to get back out into the world and explore all its wonders. Luckily, as our world continues to become more and more global, and once seemingly far-off places are now more accessible than ever, so...
It’s no surprise you’ve narrowed down your study abroad search to two of Europe’s most iconic countries, both filled to the brim with culture and beauty. Italy and Spain are two of the most popular study abroad destinations for Americans – coming in just after the UK. Both...
There are many organizations that offer unpaid internships abroad. In exchange for a program fee, you may receive college credit, housing, meals, transportation, and on-the-ground support. However, if you’re the sort of person who likes to forge their own path, pick your own...
With amazing landscape, exotic wildlife and pristine beaches, Oceania is one of the world’s most beautiful regions. Whether you’re the world’s biggest Lord of the Rings fan or think aquatic snakes are the coolest things in the world (this author would agree), these islands offer...
An increasingly popular destination, more and more students are choosing to study abroad in China . No one can deny that China, the most populous country in the world, is setting the stage for the future. Whether your passion lies in business, language, cultural studies, or...
With rich culture, vibrant nightlife, and a thriving student scene, it is no wonder Spain is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. While Spain is obviously a fantastic destination for students of the Spanish language, even non-Spanish speakers can enjoy...
Droves of international students flood to Italy each year for its abundance of art, ease of transport, historic impact on the world, and distinctly charming culture. Italy’s food, language and beauty have long captivated visitors, but students thrive in Italy specifically as a...

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