Study Abroad Articles

You forgot something. When you were dreaming of Spain and your new friends and how r’s will now roll off your tongue. Dreaming of how you’ll dress in Spanish fashions and eat tapas in beautiful cities, how you’ll dance long into the night at new discotheques and then… where will...
“I want it all, but I don’t want to pay a lot.” We’ve all had this lament, because we’re all human beings living in a world in which money still doesn’t grow on trees. Come on, scientists! Go Overseas shows you a couple great places to start looking in your quest to Study Chinese...
Whether you’re studying, teaching, volunteering, or bouncing around the globe on a gap year , living abroad is a far different beast than simply traveling. This is especially true when November rolls around and -- despite the hot, humid weather, or total lack of festive...
After I quit swimming, I felt lost. Up until that point, that summer after sophomore year in college, my life had revolved around the sport. Summers that should have been spent kicking aimlessly through train yards instead laser-focused on competition and routine. College...
There’s little debate that the best way to learn a language is to dive in ears-first, and with language skills becoming increasingly important in our globalized world, language immersion programs are more popular than ever. If you’re itching to join the ranks of the world’s...
"The best years of your life… Do people still say that about high school? Sure, plenty do. But YOU want to say “That year of high school in Germany was the best year of my life.” And who can blame you? Studying abroad in high school isn't just "the best", it can really change...
The benefits of spending time abroad last long after you return home, and chances are you’ll want to continue to connect with your experience in different ways to maximize those benefits. Perhaps, you want to help others interested in your program go overseas, meet others who...
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...