Study Abroad: Something for Everyone

By Lindsay Weinberg Hey you! Yes you, sitting there, reading this article. You're a vivacious young student, eager to see what the world has to teach you. You want to travel. You want to meet new people. You want to experience this crazy world we live in. You just don't know how you will do it …

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Ahoj! Diary Pre-Departure vs. Post-Abroad, Prague

Pre-Departure: I feel like I’ve been telling everyone of my plans to leave the country for what feels like years. When they ask of my plans, or why I’m still on Christmas break, I feel like a broken record telling them I’m studying abroad in Prague at the University of Economics. Why yes ma’am I’m …

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Life in Wollongong, Australia 27/2/17

By Shannon McElroy Hello hello! Greetings from First Day of Uni! I am sitting at a little café on campus with my friend Molly before we attend our ~first~ class of study abroad. I’m feeling quite blissful, as it is comfortably overcast (perfect for reading a laptop screen outside) and I’ve just ordered an iced coffee, …

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Excited to go abroad? Tips for Planning Ahead

A What to expect: A timeline of the abroad process Generally, students study abroad sometime in their junior year, but really anytime starting the summer after your freshman year is fair game. Here's what the process will look like once you get there. Take Abroad 101. First things first. Once you've completed this - by watching …

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Going Beyond the Packing List: Preparing for Abroad

By Kayla Weier So you've been accepted to your program, you’ve been to your orientations, you’ve finally gotten your passport back with a probably sub-par photo of you staring back at you from your visa. All that you can do is sit and wait for the impending chaos of study abroad now, right? Not even …

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Speaking in Tongues: Overcoming the Language Barrier

By Annie Birkeland One of the most daunting things about going to a foreign country can be trying to communicate with people who don’t speak your language.  Even if you choose to study in an English-speaking country chances are good that you will travel somewhere that people speak another language. Here are some tips to …

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Work Hard, Play Hard: Why You Should Intern Abroad

By Sola Lawal Studying abroad gives you the incredible opportunity to build and expand your intercultural competence in just about any country, but if you really want to push yourself, try interning abroad as well! When I first attended a peer advising session at the education abroad office I was given many options on features …

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The Perks of Being a Homestayer

By Conor Ryan You’re looking at your study abroad pre-departure checklist and everything is checked off except the housing section. It’s time to make a decision! Choosing where to live while you’re abroad is a big decision that can have a really meaningful impact on what kind of experience you’ll have. There are tons of …

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