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

January 1, 2012


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 […]

Posted in: LIFE ABROAD

How to Rent an Apartment Abroad

November 4, 2011


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 […]

Posted in: STAY THERE

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

November 3, 2011


“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 […]

Posted in: FOOD

How to Market Your International Study Abroad Experience to Future Employers

November 1, 2011


“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


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 […]