Study Abroad Articles

The conventional wisdom on study abroad depicts it as a life-changing educational and cultural experience. It will broaden your proverbial horizons, expand your communication skills and maybe even give you superpowers (or at least a stronger immune system). What they don’t tell...
Traveling overseas is one of the most enriching experiences you can gift yourself, but there is no denying that the longer you’re away, the more difficult it is to stay connected with others. How can you keep in touch with family and friends while overseas? Modern technology has...
You've been dreaming of studying abroad since you registered for your first college class, right? Now it's time to start deciding where to apply... and you're suddenly a bit unsure. With a literal world of opportunity to choose from, narrowing the field can be tough. Do you...
Most parents likely have a number of legitimate concerns about study abroad. From high program fees to questions about safety, you might be wondering if you should even let your kid study abroad in the first place. Study abroad might seem like an excuse to take a six-month...
Whether your call is working directly with students in a university setting, living and working abroad, or strategizing with a team about program development, there are plenty of study abroad jobs out there to fit your interests and skills. As more people continue to travel,...
You're about to study abroad in China . That's enough of a feat without having to worry about the language on top of the culture! Trust me, I studied abroad in Beijing and Xi'an four years ago, and language was one of the things I worried about most. One of my favorite books,...
The universe of Game of Thrones doesn't exactly seem like a relaxing place to spend a few weeks -- or even a few hours... depending on which other family is calling for your head -- but what if you could spend six months living in King's Landing or Winterfell without all the...
Where are you studying abroad ? This question is one potential study abroad students are often asked early on in the decision making process. For those looking at spending a semester overseas, this is one of the most exciting – and daunting – choices you have to make. After all,...
Can you work while studying abroad? The short answer is yes . One of my best friends studied abroad in South Africa and spent her days shuttling between classes at the University of Cape Town and her part-time job at the very prestigious Ogilvy South Africa, an experience she...
I was afraid I had made a huge mistake, and I felt like I couldn’t talk to anyone back home about it. I was in an apartment in Cuba where the phone connection was so weak there was no sense calling anyone when it rained, sharing a cold shower and two bathrooms with sixteen other...