Study Abroad Articles

With the right planning and attitude, college can be one destination adventure after another. From studying in Europe to interning in Asia , there are unlimited possibilities when it comes to educational experience abroad. During the college admissions process, you spend a good...
If you've been thinking about studying abroad in France , you've probably been wondering whether it's better to go to Paris or to a smaller city like Lyon. Paris may be the city of lights, but it's also the city of tourists, and the last thing you want is to leave France feeling...
So, you’re a cool and intelligent student. You’ve always wanted to broaden your scope and get a passport, one you can call your own, with stamps galore from obscure places around the world. Places that your friends and family look at in wonder and awe, cooing that "you’re such a...
For students wanting to perfect their Mandarin skills while studying abroad in China , you will inevitably have to make a decision about which city you prefer to call "home" for your semester away. Most international students opt to head to one of China's largest cities: the...
If you've always dreamed of spending a semester or a year in a foreign country, you're not alone. According to the Institute of International Education , more than 270,000 American students spent at least a semester abroad during the 2009-2010 academic year, and around 300,000...
It was day two, my second day in Italy as a study abroad student, first day of Welcome Orientation. Our day was jam-packed with orientation lectures, tours, and activities, ending with a complimentary “night at the spa” to mingle with other students and relax after the long day....
Want to improve your relationship building skills? Study abroad . I can testify to this: as of February 2012, I’ve been with my girlfriend for four years. I studied abroad in Marseille, France at the AUCP center in the spring of 2008. Marseille was a natural choice for me, as I...
Choosing your accommodations for an extended period abroad can be a struggle. One of the most discussed options when travelling or studying abroad is a homestay with a local family. Homestays can be a rewarding experience and present an unrivaled opportunity for genuine cultural...