Study Abroad Articles

When I woke up this morning, the first thing I heard was "there was a terrorist bombing." "Where?" I asked. "Brussels." Though concerned, I don't think my emotions could even remotely compare to those of a parent whose kid is currently studying, interning, or otherwise living...
My travels are among my best life experiences, but travel isn’t as readily available to everyone. For some people, whether they stay home or journey somewhere new isn’t a matter of choice, it's a matter of following through with values that your family taught you were important,...
Though I had believed I had grasped the concept from watching Under the Tuscan Sun (pretty dresses and straw hats for days) and reading that Italians were more “classy,” I showed up for my semester abroad with kitten-heeled fake leather booties, not even one pair of skinny jeans,...
Last week I strolled into the garden Orti Dipinti and found Giacomo in the shed, as usual. He was pulling out brooms, shovels, and a few new basil plants. He looked up and smiled his big, friendly, Florentine smile. “ Ciao bellissima! Come stai !?” He asked as he dropped his...
You just got back. Your room looks a bit foreign to you (too clean -- thanks Mom), the air smells different, your dog was wicked happy to see you, and you haven’t even unpacked those suitcases. You’ve just touched down back at home from studying abroad. You pish-posh-waved the...
What would your life be like if you had never studied abroad? Now, think of how different a friend’s life would be if you could just convince them to go overseas too. We share your passion for international experiences. That’s why we’ve joined forces with the Institute of...
So you’ve returned from studying abroad and your time overseas is all that’s on your mind. At this point you’ve already uploaded all your travel photos to Facebook and Instagram, and even printed out some of your favorites to scrapbook alongside train passes, museum tickets, and...
As an American, the idea of doing grad school abroad is a completely foreign notion. Why would I get my graduate degree abroad when there's so many amazing schools back home? While I've already talked at length about my reasons for getting my Master's abroad (financial and...
From cultural immersion to saving money to the irreplaceable feeling of having a home away from home, many study abroad students find that homestays are their best choice for accommodations abroad. On homestays, instead of living in student apartments or dormitories, visiting...
So your baby is all grown up and went off to college. You bought the twin-XL sheets and made it through the tearful goodbye, and then the first couple of years of college went by in the blink of an eye. You thought you were in the clear, until one day they called to say they were...