Posts Tagged ‘Study Abroad’

How to Maximize the Impact of Study Abroad

Studying abroad tops many students’ list of the most fun and most life-changing part of college. It’s a chance to be somewhere exciting and different, to live in a new context, and to make friends and have experiences far outside previous opportunities in either hometowns or home college contexts. For most people, the “point” of ...

7 Essential Ways to Prepare for Studying Abroad

Heading off for a semester (or year) abroad? By most accounts, you can plan on having a life-changing experience of one kind or another. You’ve signed up to something you can talk about for the rest of your life: the time you lived and studied in another country and culture, living it up and learning ...

Why You Should Study Abroad in College

More people regret the things they didn’t do more than the things they actually did.  While there are certainly flaws to this statement, it tends to hold true when talking about studying abroad (and a few other instances pertaining to college). I wouldn’t be surprised if many of you have already started planning a study abroad ...

Don’t Do These 5 Things When Studying Abroad

Before you pack your suitcases, it can be easy to idealize the life you’re going to live in Paris, Rome, or Beijing, but the reality is, once you land in your new temporary home abroad, you can quickly become intimidated by the reality of living in a new place. It’s easy to fall into the ...

How Safe Is Your GPA From Studying Abroad?

As you walk around the study abroad fair where fifty different programs are vying for your attention and tuition dollars and pick up the brochure for the semester in Morocco or a year in Beijing, you get a nagging feeling. I don’t speak Chinese or Arabic. Even if you’ve been studying the language since freshman ...

7 Unconventional Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Whether you want to study abroad, visit a new state or go a few hours from home, traveling is costly. All the money you saved up from tedious hours of work, can be blown through within minutes when not aware of how to finance your travels properly. In order to allow for a sweet vacation ...

101 Study Abroad Hacks—A Cheat Sheet

Thinking of studying abroad, but not sure what you need to do to have the best semester you possibly can? Whether you’re going to an non-English speaking country, participating in a formal study abroad program, or thinking about doing a master’s program abroad, here are 101 ways to make your semester memorable. Choose your study ...