Study Abroad Articles

Physics, organic chemistry, microbiology. Flashcards, lab reports and even more flashcards. Rinse, wash, repeat. If you’re a pre-med student, you know the drill. Not only can you study abroad as a pre-med student, there are actually benefits to doing so. And while all your...
If any of you have visited Europe in the past few years, you may have seen me. I was the one in the gym shorts and bright blue tanktop -- marching in front of a long line of college students as if I were a mother duckling. I occasionally had a clipboard in my hand, and at random...
What a wild and wonderful thing it is to study abroad . Beyond the scenery and the cuisine and the independence, studying abroad affords you lots of time to expand your mind with a good book (what with all those long train rides and flights you'll be taking on weekend getaways)....
No one dreams of being mediocre. No one grows up thinking, "One day, I'm going to be the 7th best." No sir, Go Overseas'er! When you set out to learn a language, you want to LEARN it, gosh darnit. And while studying abroad , you want to make the absolute most of that precious...
Studying abroad is a rite of passage for many students these days, and it comes with a ton of expectations and high hopes for everything from learning a new language to dating someone from another country. However, you may have discovered by now that not everything in life will...
You're about to head off into the world to study abroad , and you want to start a blog. But not just any blog, one that people will actually read . Writing a blog can feel like shouting into the wind, and you start to wonder what the point is. Yes, it’s true that there are...
Study abroad is for everyone, and as it becomes a more and more popular part of the college experience, it’s also becoming more accessible for those with special circumstances. Most program providers will now work with students in wheelchairs to make sure they can attain a smooth...
Disclaimer : This article was written as a satirical and humorous guide, but the struggles are real. If you are planning on studying abroad while your boyfriend or girlfriend stays home, be adamant on making sure that the experience isn’t dampened by an envious or over-protective...
This is kind of embarrassing to admit now, but if you had asked me before I studied abroad , I probably wouldn’t have described myself as a feminist. This has a lot to do with how our culture tends to make “feminist” into a negative word and less to do with how I actually feel...
I am guilty sometimes, on a hot day when I am simply trying to eat my gelato and I don’t want anyone even glancing in my direction -- but I hear her before I see her. The signature jangle of a Euro and a fifty-cent piece in a paper cup is background noise to the smoke-charred...