Study Abroad Articles

It seems that every day, we hear news of a recent terror attack. Whether it's an airport bombing in Brussels, a car bomb in Istanbul, or a hostage shooting in a Bangladesh cafe, it can feel like the world is a much more dangerous place. This can make us wonder: is it still worth...
Want to Study Abroad in Ireland? The 3rd Annual Scholarship to Study Abroad in Ireland is back! Win a full scholarship including tuition and stipend. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 23rd, 2018. Click here to apply now! Not everyone can make it overseas during their...
Berlin is not only the capital of Germany, but also in many ways the capital of Europe, sitting at the crossroads of the East and West. Germany serves as the continent's largest economy and the world's fourth largest overall. It's a major player in industry, engineering, science,...
Anyone who has studied abroad can tell you that you'll never have all your questions answered before you go - sometimes it's even hard to know what to ask. Thankfully, hundreds of students have already considered this for you - and then they brought those questions to our...
The great Brazilian composer and musician Tom Jobin famously said, “Brazil is not for beginners.” To be fair, I’m not sure exactly how many countries really are appropriate for beginners, but Brazil can leave a first-time visitor feeling pretty disoriented and overwhelmed. I made...
Whether you’ve gone overseas for a gap year, internship, volunteer experience, or study abroad, it can be challenging to communicate the lessons you learned and the skills you gained to an employer. Not to mention the most pressing question of all: how will they evaluate my time...
We hear a lot about how a semester or year abroad will open up a whole new world of opportunity. Study abroad advisors tell us going overseas will help us be more competitive for jobs , expand our skill set and generally just make us better human beings . But sometimes it's hard...
There are around 4,700 universities in the US right now. Most of them send 1-2% of their student body abroad each year. However, there are a few extraordinary universities that either send a huge number of students abroad or their entire student body abroad! So where does your...
The famous author Mark Twain once said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." Take a look at these five stand-out travelers' stories (in no particular order) if you're hesitating on taking the plunge to...
About four and a half years ago, I hopped on a plane to study abroad in Beijing. While I scoured the internet for information and read just about every blog I could find, I still had so many questions! Well, as someone who has now been living in China for three full years, today...