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Something Called Peace

Sam Friedlander | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Sam Friedlander

The woman told us again that she would pray for us, and we promised that we would do the same for her, and the city lights of a battle-scarred Syria twinkled on the horizon, and the night was very quiet, and I felt very small, and very big.

What Edward Said About the Middle East

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 11.19.2015 | College
Aryanna Prasad

When I told people where I was going, I got a different response than when I announced I'd be backpacking around Europe. People were always a little more curious. "Aren't you afraid? You know, since you're a woman."

My Remaining Time As An American Student In Paris Will Be A Solitary Feast

Donald Brown | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
Donald Brown

I was forty euros and a stomach ache away from being in the midst of the most violence Paris has seen since World War II.

American Universities Check In With Students Studying Abroad After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.16.2015 | College

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Paris at Midnight

Mackenzie Broderick | Posted 11.15.2015 | College
Mackenzie Broderick

In my silent conversation with God, I kept insisting that this was not my time to go. But the worst part of that night was knowing how many other young people were thinking the same thing, and now they are gone, and there really is absolutely no reason why.

Feeling Far Away: Musings from Abroad

Susan Kaufman | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Susan Kaufman

Distance is a powerful force and it will control us if we let it. Studying abroad feels like being in a long-distance relationship with myself.

Want a Job? New Research Shows Studying Abroad May Get You Hired

Kayla Matthews | Posted 11.04.2015 | College
Kayla Matthews

There are so many benefits to studying abroad, but one of the most helpful benefits is its impact on your professional career.

Keeping It Global for International Education Week

Monica Medina | Posted 11.03.2015 | Education
Monica Medina

International Education Week, which is designed to promote cross-cultural learning, started with President Bill Clinton. In 2000, he made it a joint initiative between the US Department of State and the Department of Education. Today, it's celebrated around the world, in over 100 countries.

A Closer Look at the Minority Serving Institution Passport

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), though only accounting for 3.6 percent of all students, who pursue study abroad, support a disproportionate share of U.S. students of color that do so.

Mindful Study Abroad, 2

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 11.03.2015 | College
Kyle David Anderson

A meaningful study abroad experience requires something foreign to most classroom learning, a more radical pedagogy instructors initially tend to resist: get out the way and let the students learn.

It's Not Your Father's University... Or Yours: Lessons From the U

David Sable | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
David Sable

My fear, as expressed many times in my writing, is that, when it comes to education, too often we let the digibabble forces of technology take hold of our teaching initiatives, and in the name of the gods of progress, we leave behind reason and critical thinking.

Be a Thinker and Doer

John A. Roush | Posted 10.29.2015 | College
John A. Roush

Making the investment in a college education remains a ticket to a better, more productive life, but be mindful of choosing a college or university that stands ready to assist your student in taking full advantage of all the ways to prepare for an extraordinary life of work and service.

Four out of Five: On Luck and Sexual Assault

Grace Li | Posted 10.28.2015 | College
Grace Li

I'm angry that when I think of my trip to Brussels, the first thing I will remember is not the two hours we spent on a chocolate tour or the panoramic view from the top of the Museum of Music, but two men who grabbed us at seven in the morning.

To The Guy Who Asked Me Where I'm 'Really' From

Marie Zafimehy | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women
Marie Zafimehy

Thank you for reminding me who I really am. I thought we were now beyond ethnic identities. But apparently not. There is still quite a long way to go. And it's a shame.

Why I Regret Not Realizing The Importance Of Family Dinners As A Kid

Unwritten | Posted 10.20.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Kelly August. Two hours, one dessert binge, and a bottle of Pinot later, my Danish host family and I giggle soft...

Mindful Study Abroad, 1

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Education
Kyle David Anderson

It was nearly 12. I could hear flipflops on gravel as I soaked in the final bursts of gold flashing off the top of the Wihan Luang at Wat Phra Singh.

A Call for Mentorship and Meaningful Relationships

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 10.13.2015 | Education
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

This summer I transitioned from my nine-year presidency of Frostburg State University in Maryland to the same post at Wells College, a private institution on the shore of one of the Finger Lakes in upstate New York.

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

College Tourist | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options After sp...

8 Essentials for Nighttime Travel Photography

College Tourist | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

"It's dark out" is no excuse to put your camera away. Nighttime photo safaris are an exciting way to explore a destination whilst at the same time capturing some amazing photos.

13 Hilarious Food Realities Only People Who've Lived in Israel Understand

Spoon University | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Spoon University

Since eating in Israel is an experience in and of itself, I've compiled a list describing what it's like to sit down for an Israeli meal. You know you're eating in Israel when...

9 Tips for Exploring Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

You can't miss going to Sintra. It's about a half hour train ride from Lisbon and the perfect destination for a day trip. Literally step into a fairytale land as you explore castles and gardens fit for kings and queens.

What to Wear in a Modern Muslim Country

College Tourist | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

When it comes to packing to go anywhere the struggle is real. Packing for a Muslim country is no easy task, and this is especially true for Morocco.

A 22-Year-Old Exchange Student in New York City

Eugene Lim | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Eugene Lim

Being immersed in such an environment for a semester was exhilarating. I seized the chance to learn a new language, meet people from different corners of the globe, and pick from the great minds of business.

4 Ways Studying Abroad Can Advance Your Career

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.24.2015 | College
Crystal Marsh

If you're a high school or college student interested in studying abroad, you're probably familiar with the more obvious "pros." But did you realize that studying abroad could also help to advance your career? More employers are actively seeking out candidates with study abroad experience.

Why You Don't Need to Go Across the World to Experience Travel

College Tourist | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Have you ever heard of that saying "life begins at the end of your comfort zone?" Well, the same goes for travel.