Study Abroad Articles

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...
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...
With English as the language of instruction and costs a great deal cheaper than its neighbors in Europe, Ireland has a lot more than just beautiful natural landscapes to make it an appealing study abroad destination. How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in...
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...