Study Abroad Articles

More Americans are studying abroad than ever before. At GoOverseas, we believe this is objectively a good thing. But, more and more students are doing so without learning the language of their host region while abroad. One of the most rewarding and enriching experiences a person...
Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of southern France, or sitting on an Argentinean balcony with a Spanish novel in your hand. Physically, you’re in the thick of a post-university job hunt. If...
Choosing the perfect study abroad program is tough -- I know I certainly had a difficult time in choosing between my final two options! Both had a similar theme and course emphasis, but were operating in entirely different corners of the planet. I would go back and forth between...
I get it. During my five years as a college instructor, I encouraged my (mainly freshman) students to study abroad , regardless of their major. I shared stories of possibilities for my nursing hopefuls and my dedicated future educators, and I particularly enjoyed tackling the...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Considering a summer study abroad program in Spain? South Africa? Short term study abroad programs, typically lasting between 2-8 weeks, offer condensed courses - many of them focusing on culture and language. If you are thinking about...
Folks study abroad for all different reasons. Some of you might be looking for a cultural immersion, others a change of scenery or new language skills, while a few of you might just be dying to escape somewhere it won’t snow for six months. If you’ve decided to head to New...
“Simple exchanges can break down walls between us,” said President Obama during a speech in Turkey. “For when people come together and share common experiences, their common humanity is revealed.” The President’s choice of words was a play on the literal tear down of the Berlin...
The Land Down Under. There really isn’t much else left to say. You know you want to go, and you absolutely should. The only real questions - as with all study abroad ventures - are what do you want to achieve academically, and what parts of the country do you want to see? Whether...
Trapeze artists have their nets. The nets give them a sense of safety and insurance, and are universally seen with a knowing nod as something we would use, ourselves. But the spectacular artists are the ones who don’t use one and go for broke. Intensive language learning is not...