Study Abroad Articles

The universe of Game of Thrones doesn't exactly seem like a relaxing place to spend a few weeks -- or even a few hours... depending on which other family is calling for your head -- but what if you could spend six months living in King's Landing or Winterfell without all the...
Where are you studying abroad ? This question is one potential study abroad students are often asked early on in the decision making process. For those looking at spending a semester overseas, this is one of the most exciting – and daunting – choices you have to make. After all,...
I was afraid I had made a huge mistake, and I felt like I couldn’t talk to anyone back home about it. I was in an apartment in Cuba where the phone connection was so weak there was no sense calling anyone when it rained, sharing a cold shower and two bathrooms with sixteen other...
If you've already started looking into study abroad programs , more likely than not the word safety has come out of your mouth, your families, or someone within the abroad organizations or maybe the US Government. This isn't about foreign areas being “dangerous” for Americans. It...
Whatever comes to mind when you think of study abroad , be it learning Mandarin in Shanghai, studying the history of the Roman Empire in Rome, or brushing up on finance skills in London, chances are a classroom is involved. But study abroad doesn’t have to be so rigidly defined....
“Hey...” someone growls out from the dark, their voice low but insistent. “Hey lady, come back here.” It’s late, it’s dark, and there’s a man following me to the bus stop. I’m alone and there’s almost no one on the street. I don’t know this guy and I don’t know what he wants, but...
When I finally stepped into my first study abroad fair, I did what we all do (and what we shouldn’t) and scooped up every single glossy-paged brochure I could and fell in love with all of them . How was I supposed to pick where to adventure? It took me awhile but I did finally...
If you’re considering studying abroad, chances are good you’re also considering buying a new camera. You really don't have to. As much as it seems like you need a great camera, it can be a costly and at times cumbersome addition to your study abroad packing list . Chances are,...
When I studied abroad in 2010, the thought of opening a bank account didn't even cross my mind -- there was no information out there nor was it provided by my abroad program. We all just would have weekly-ish runs to the ATM that was outside our apartment and withdrew what we...