Study Abroad Articles

If studying abroad has only reinforced your desire to spend the rest of your life overseas, you might be wondering what's the best way to turn that experience and interest into a post-college career move. The harsh truth is, there isn't one right way to do this -- in fact, almost...
Many study abroad experiences are unforgettable. My fondest memories of studying abroad in China include being invited to countless birthday dinners by Chinese students, enjoying downtown Xiamen nightlife with only young Chinese people around, and grilling shao kao in the back...
One of the best things about studying abroad in Europe is that traveling to different countries and cultures is a low-cost flight and a few hours away. Traveling every weekend can get pretty tiring, and you did pick a country to study abroad in for more than a few reasons, right?...
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...
Not everyone can make it overseas during their undergrad degree, but just because you threw that cap into the air doesn’t mean you threw away your chance to go overseas along with it. Master's degrees can also be obtained in other areas of the world, so don’t limit yourself to...
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,...
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...