What to Expect and How to Adjust When You’re Studying Abroad

January 1, 2012

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What can I expect from living abroad? What are some tips for helping to smooth out the transition? Living overseas for a semester impacts each person in unique and unexpected ways. For some, the transition is easy; for others it can be difficult and nerve-wracking. Here’s some advice on how to adjust to your new […]

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How to Rent an Apartment Abroad

November 4, 2011

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If you’re going abroad to Europe and plan on being in one spot for an extended period of time — whether it’s for a study abroad program, language course, internship or simply because you’re in love with a specific culture — you may be in the process of deciding your best option for room and […]

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Cooking Classes Abroad: Bring Home a Souvenir that Isn’t Extra Baggage

November 3, 2011

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“How do you know when the fruit is ripe? Simple, when it leaves the branch.” — André Gide Immersing yourself into a new culture is all about exploring the unknown and growing as an individual. Cooking classes are great ways for American students to learn a new skill, and bring home a souvenir you don’t […]

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How to Market Your International Study Abroad Experience to Future Employers

November 1, 2011

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you want to become.” – Steve Jobs You may not have set out on your journey abroad with intentions of using the experience as a resume booster, but knowing how to […]

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Spain’s Wave Garden

October 28, 2011

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Looking to improve your surf technique without worrying about weather conditions? Check out the new wave garden in San Sebastian: “Wavegarden’s cutting edge technology allows for the creation of a broad and customisable range of authentic surfing waves in a safe and natural environment. This cost effective and environmentally friendly wave generation technology is now […]

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