Study Abroad Articles

There’s an anonymous quote that goes, “if traveling were free, you’d never see me again.” While it would be beyond amazing if this were the case, the unfortunate reality is that some amount of money is required to travel. As a traveler on a budget, you can skimp on comfort in a...
Studying and volunteering abroad are highly valuable opportunities for pre-med students . While there are many great volunteer and study abroad programs out there, there are just as many organizations that aren't run well. These programs can lead students and volunteers into...
For many students, the winter break is just that: a break from classroom time to see family and friends or maybe even travel. However, if you're looking to amp up your winter break this year, consider applying for a J-Term study abroad program. Application deadlines for J-Term...
England, one of the most popular and classic study abroad destinations also happens to be one of the more expensive ones -- particularly once you factor in tuition. Although you can take advantage of student discounts and keep living expenses reasonable, tuition will be the most...
Before I turned 18, I'd never left the country. Almost 10 years later, I've traveled to 54 countries and worked in over a dozen, including South Africa, Nigeria, Mongolia, Egypt, Qatar, and Paraguay. I've worked with the Presidents and Central Bank Governors of countries all over...
No one wants to stand out in a bad way, and especially not while studying abroad in Europe. While we're all bound to blunder and put on a pair of flip-flops or gym shorts that unwittingly reveal our true nationality, there are a few ways you can at least attempt to nail that...
Before I turned 18, I had never left the country before . My parents didn't have the money to send me to college, so I knew early on getting a scholarship to go to school would be critical. I applied to 13 universities and wound up with a full ride to the University of North...
Growing up and going to college in the States, we're prepared and encouraged to follow a path that leads us to a grad school in the same country. And why shouldn’t it? In the process of streamlining the path, our universities here have made it a little more difficult to find...
Although there are certainly still places in the world where being LGBTQ is not accepted -- and in more extreme cases, illegal -- I’ve got some good news for you: things are getting better. There are countries in the world where you can feel comfortable in your own skin , find a...
Are you considering study abroad in New Zealand? Here are ten essential tips to know before you study abroad in New Zealand.