The A-List Way to Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad

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Preparations for your study abroad journey needs careful planning. Meanwhile studying abroad generates excitement, you might want to consider the ways to keep healthy. Think about the steps you need to meet health requirements in another country and maintain your well-being.    Continue reading “The A-List Way to Staying Healthy While Studying Abroad”

Shifting Attitude to Gratitude

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Junior year has been just as strenuous and time-consuming as everyone said it would be. From the first week of school, I found myself completely overwhelmed with my AP classes, ACT prep, the school newspaper and cross country. Before I could catch my breath from one busy day, the next one started. All the pressure I was feeling left me feeling depleted. I realized I needed to shift how I was thinking about all my work, in the hope it would shift how I felt. Continue reading “Shifting Attitude to Gratitude”

How to Jumpstart Your Study Abroad Program Search

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Feeling overwhelmed and unaware how to start your study abroad program search, you want to make the right choices. After all, you studied all this time to begin your journey in creating a future for your career. Continue reading “How to Jumpstart Your Study Abroad Program Search”

Study Abroad Beginnings and Uncertainties

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Have you just arrived in a new city for study abroad? All that hard work of filling out your application and Visa, buying plane tickets, and packing your suitcase has finally paid off. So, now what?  If you’re like me, you may have found a sudden stillness and uneasiness since arriving in your new city. What you did at home in the United States may not fit into your new life abroad. 

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‘Fluent in six months’?! Well, maybe. But…

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In recent years societal views about multilingualism in the US seem to be shifting. In the past, children growing up in a home where a language other than English was spoken were thought to be at a disadvantage as compared to their monolingual classmates. I remember heated discussions with my own son’s elementary school teachers when they would recommend that I stop speaking to him in French; they believed the exposure to another language would hinder his acquisition of English!

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Fluent in six months?! Well, maybe. But…

In recent years societal views about multilingualism in the US seem to be shifting. In the past, children growing up in a home where a language other than English was spoken were thought to be at a disadvantage as compared to their monolingual classmates. I remember heated discussions with my own son’s elementary school teachers when they would recommend that I stop speaking to him in French; they believed the exposure to another language would hinder his acquisition of English!

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Learning about the Humanities Abroad

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Nobody needs me to tell them that interest in the humanities is declining. A quick Google search  on “decline in humanities graduates” will turn up pages and pages of articles, op-eds, and blog posts, as exemplified here or here. These articles will tell you about how students are turning increasingly toward the “practical” college degrees in the STEM fields, and how humanities are often considered to be a waste of time in a world that needs more doctors, scientists, and engineers. Continue reading “Learning about the Humanities Abroad”

5 Useful Tips to Skyrocket Studying Abroad

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Just as a suitcase is full of memorabilia from across the globe, you feel the excitement to starting your study abroad program. How do you consider the maximum potential of your experience? As an organized student, you prepare and plan. Likewise, what are some tips that can make meaningful experiences feel like an adventure of a lifetime?

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How Does Studying Abroad Help You for a Prospective Career?

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When you think of your prospective career, studying abroad is a sure way to open doors of opportunity. Regardless whether you’re thinking about a future work after high school or college, you might want to consider the options. Nowadays, seeking an ideal career requires work, dedication, and standing out from the crowds. Here are three valuable characteristics studying abroad help you with a future job opportunity: Continue reading “How Does Studying Abroad Help You for a Prospective Career?”

Top 5 Countries to Get an International Degree

iewDay by day international education gains fame among youngsters. College students tend to continue their studies in a foreign country for different reasons. Their motives include improving language skills, exploring new cultures, connecting with people from all over the world, and of course getting high-quality education. Taking into account student reviews, living conditions and the quality of education, here are best countries to study abroad. Continue reading “Top 5 Countries to Get an International Degree”