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Valerie Stimac

Managing Editor at Go Overseas

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Valerie Stimac is the Managing Editor at Go Overseas. She has contributed to AFAR, Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure, and Roads & Kingdoms, and her own blog, Valerie & Valise. Her not-so-secret dream destination is to travel to outer space.

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As a medical student or professional, you want to help others. One great way to gain experience is by volunteering abroad. To help you sort through and find a program, here are the best medical volunteer abroad programs on Go Overseas.
Once you decide to teach English abroad, your adventure is just beginning. Where will you teach? Who will you teach? Do you need any certifications to score a high-paying teaching job? If you're on the fence about getting your TEFL certification before teaching abroad -- or...
For 2018, we asked the whole team to contribute travel and office resolutions to help make our office -- and the world -- a better place. Here's what everyone agreed to try and accomplish in the coming year!
Want to study abroad but afraid of the price tag? We're here to help. Here's the latest version of our super-popular list of study abroad scholarships and grants, updated for 2018.
In December 2017, we took a team retreat in South Lake Tahoe. Learn more about Go Overseas' team, the activities and team-building events we worked on, and our goals for 2018.
If you love literature, you may be eager to study abroad in cities that support literature and literacy. Here are some of the top destinations where literature is celebrated and studied around the world.
Is graduate school abroad right for you? Take our latest quiz and ponder the important issues related to choosing to attend grad school in a foreign country.
After volunteering abroad, you may feel lost and unsure how your life-changing experience translates to life at home. That's a normal feeling! Here are some strategies to help you adjust, produced in partnership with United Planet.
If you want to tread off the beaten path while studying abroad, this is the guide for you. We've teamed up with USAC to highlight 9 amazing, unconventional destinations where you can study abroad in 2017-2018.
If you are a student who qualifies for need-based scholarships or grants, you may also qualify for some to help with study abroad costs. Learn more and check out our list of scholarships and grants.

My Guides

World of Greenland

This is the excursion for you if you want to try your strength against the Arctic winter. We follow the sledge track to...

Czech Republic
CET Academic Programs

Want to devote a full semester to photography, study with a master photography educator, and live in a city that's a stunning...