High School Abroad Articles

While gap years have been common in other countries for years, they are only now just slowly gaining in popularity in the United States. Typically, students elect to take gap years after they graduate high school and before they enter college. But why wait? High school is a great...
So you’ve convinced your parents to let you study abroad – congratulations! The hardest part is over! But how are you going to make it happen without breaking the bank? Sure, you can save from your summer job, but even the most generous tipper can’t sponsor a whole semester in...
I haven’t racked up many regrets in my 25 years as a travel junkie, but one of them has to be not studying abroad while in high school. The idea of going abroad for any reason other than a school trip or family vacation just hadn’t occurred to me (way, way back in 2005…)....
High school is a time of stinky gym socks, weird teachers, first loves, and emoticon abuse. It may be hard to believe, but there really is much more to the world than the next football game, your part time job at the movie theater, or wearing pink on Fridays. In fact, there's a...
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...
Trine from Denmark, Jakob from Germany, Flo from Finland. They were all remarkably charming, albeit timid at times, and somehow all very good at tennis. They were also all foreign exchange students at my high school in Indiana. Why the thought never crossed my mind to follow...
In 2010, only 2000 American high school students made the bold decision to study abroad. In contrast to the nearly 30,000 international high school students who spent a year or semester studying abroad in the United States, American high school students are not heading overseas...