Study Abroad Articles

The world outside your door is calling... but its exact directions are a little muffled. It’s an exciting time to be a young person with dreams of seeing the world, as there are now more ways to get abroad than ever before. But more opportunities = tougher choices. Here at Go...
The United Kingdom continues to be the most popular destination for US students to study abroad year after year (35,000 in 2012) and it’s clear to see why. Their drinking age of 18 years means no lack of partying in university. Universities in the country rank just as high as in...
She’s wearing a skirt that barely covers her and holds her heels in her hand as she stomps into the bar. Flat-footed and zigzagging, she stumbles up to the counter and slams both hands down, pushes her very exposed chest out and proceeds to slur to the bartender that he “like...
Ahhh, Spain. The country of countries. From desert terrain to lush greenery. Five national languages. Flamenco. Tapas. Morcilla. Paella. Vino. Pablo Picasso. The Mediterranean. Each of these aspects (and more!) makes it easy to understand why it’s part of the top study abroad...
You want to study abroad in China ! That is certifiedly awesome, and we at GoOverseas are 100% behind you on that mission. But China, like many popular study abroad destinations, is a big place. So, where do you start? Right here, of course. We’ve compiled a list of some of the...
The first step for most students when they decide they might want to study abroad is to stop by their study abroad office and have a sit-down with an advisor. Chances are they’ll ask you the basics -- what are you studying, where would you like to go, how long would you like to...
The first memory I have of the Australian accent, sadly, is from a Fosters commercial . Starting with, "How to speak Australian," a common phrase or term pops up, like locksmith, then a funny video follows of how that term is interpreted in Australia. The truth? Australians don't...
Your child is finally ready to leave the nest of the motherland and fly off on an adventure overseas. It’s understandable to be a little anxious or concerned as your child prepares to spend an entire semester a whole continent (or two) away from you. You may even be second...
When I decided to study abroad the fall semester of my junior year, I wasn’t looking for a way to become a better student. If anything, I was looking for a break from the academic rigors of my highly-ranked liberal arts college. A semester in France meant a chance to learn a new...
When hearing about studying abroad for the first time, most students think of strolling the streets of London and taking pictures in red phone booths, sitting under the Eiffel Tower with a picnic of wine, cheese, and baguettes in Paris, or sipping a perfectly foamed cappuccino at...