Study Abroad Articles

[ Editor's note: Men. They simply don’t study abroad as much as women do. Why is that? In partnership with Missy Gluckmann of Melibee Global, we're tackling this question via our blogs. Today, we're cross blogging on the subject, sharing two perspectives on the topic with Go...
Planning international travel can often seem like an overwhelming task, especially if you’re just starting out or haven’t had much opportunity to travel abroad before. Fortunately for you, there are zillions of study, volunteer, work and internship programs across the globe that...
Studying abroad in China is like signing up for a tough-mudder marathon when you’ve never once set foot on a treadmill in your life. You, and all of your loved ones, can’t understand why you would consciously, willingly put yourself through such deliberate hardship, and ask...
We live in an increasingly globalized world where the color of your skin or your ethnic background doesn't necessarily dictate your upbringing, your nationality, or how you identify yourself. Between immigrants, first/second/etc. generation kids, refugees, Third Culture Kids ,...
The sometimes frustrating -- but mostly convenient -- thing you will find about larger Italian cities is that most locals speak English. Further, they want to speak English (more than you want to practice your Italian) and will persistently respond to your feeble attempts in...
You have just spent a wonderful summer/semester/year overseas. You made new friends, you discovered new, delicious foods , and you learned about how not to offend people from a different culture. You might have picked up new lingo, slang, or an entirely new language. Your clothes...
In high school, I was a three-season athlete and captain. I dedicated myself to school, but mostly to my teams. I was even awarded the title of the most outstanding senior athlete in my class. It was a dream for me to continue my athletic career in college –- and as I applied to...
Is the price tag of study abroad threatening to keep you from getting your booty overseas for an awesome experience? Fear not, thrifty study abroad dreamer! There are plenty of programs out there that are affordable , especially if you’re willing to be flexible. Still, the...
You've chosen a study abroad program, you've booked your tickets, and you're just starting to get incredibly excited about spending a semester or year abroad. Now that two of the major decisions are out of the way, you turn to tackling the third: housing . If you're going through...