Study Abroad Articles

Study abroad isn't cheap, but it doesn't have to wipe out your bank account either. It's totally possible to have a great time while sticking to a study abroad budget . Fortunately for you, Go Overseas wrote the book on how to budget for study abroad. Literally. “ Half the...
You've just finished a study, volunteer, intern, or teach abroad program , and now you want to tell everyone about your experiences. Your friends may not want to listen, but there's a whole community of to-be study abroaders, international volunteers, and English teachers who...
"So you're from America," she said curiously. We sat in a back alley cafe in Cairo, sipping tea and smoking shisha after work. "I'd love to go there," my Egyptian colleague puffed out another fruit-flavored smoke cloud. "But it's too dangerous. People being shot in malls and...
I wish I didn’t have to write this article. This article shouldn’t have to be written but, alas, I am writing it. Thus, I have to explain to you why more students don’t study abroad. Though finding your way to this page may mean that you’re more in the loop than most, the facts...
Sure, you've heard that Ireland is a popular destination for studying abroad. Maybe you have a vague image of students chatting in cozy Irish pubs, lush green scenery, and a perpetually overcast sky. From there you've begun to daydream about the locals you'll meet, the castles...
I’m in Philosophy 101 and am staring at the board as Mr. White screeches the chalk against the green background spelling out McGill, UMASS, Cornell, and UVM. My classmates one by one are announcing where they have been accepted for college. One student bashfully announces they’re...
Originally published on October 1st, 2014 Like all languages, French has a rich variety of colloquial phrases and slang. And if you’re like most students, then chances are you haven't delved deep into the realm of phrases and expression spoken every day around France. This list...
Every March sees the creation of more brackets than a construction boom in a gold rush town. Suddenly, your Facebook news feed is awash in Bobcats and Golden Bears, Fighting Illini and Runnin' Rebels, Blue Devils and whatever a Terrapin is. If April showers bring May flowers, it...