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Studying Abroad

Wander into College Lusting for More

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 12.08.2016 | College
She's Fit To Lead

This article previously appeared in and appears courtesy of She's Fit to Lead. It was written by LI Cohen, a She's Fit to Lead contributor. Despite w...

Moscow: A City Guide to Russia's Capital

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Evan Przesiecki Moscow: The capital of the Motherland. It's the largest easternmost city on the European continent and is any...

The Ups and Downs of Studying Abroad: A Retrospective

Kirstie Jeffries | Posted 02.18.2017 | Travel
Kirstie Jeffries

I'll be the first to tell you that nothing compares to living abroad. But anyone who has experienced the challenges of making another country home kno...

Mindful Study Abroad 3

Kyle David Anderson | Posted 11.30.2016 | College
Kyle David Anderson

When students take that leap to travel, they expect nothing less than a life-enhancing transformation. It's a tall order, but not one educators or administrators need feel anxious about meeting. Given the nature of such threshold experiences and the new worlds they lead into, students are practically bound for growth.

Why You Should Fix What Isn't Broken: My Charge to You to Study Abroad

Avelist | Posted 11.25.2016 | College

Living overseas shattered my routine; it fixed what I did not even know was broken. Here are 4 ways living abroad has liberated me.

Where You Should Study Abroad Based on Your Personality

Avelist | Posted 11.25.2016 | College

There's another reason why people travel, and it's intrinsic to the act of tearing oneself from familiar comforts to experience something else, something new. And in this newness, we hope to learn about ourselves.

US Losing Its Dominance in Global Higher Education Market

The Conversation US | Posted 10.14.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

The media frequently reports on the number of international students studying in the United States. And that is exactly how we tend to think about it - students from other countries coming to the US. Yet, a growing number of US students are now looking overseas for their college degree.

10 People You'll Meet During Your Study Abroad

Uloop | Posted 09.05.2016 | College

Out in the wide, wide world, students will meet lots of different people of all kinds, but in general, students travelling abroad will encounter certain types of people.

A Letter to My Baby Sister As She Embarks on Study Abroad

Kristy Gustafson | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Kristy Gustafson

While your mind is currently filled to the brim with a never-ending list of what to pack, what your host family and fellow students will be like, how hard your classes will be, etc. etc., I encourage you to take a moment to instead think about just how mother-freaking life-changing these next few months are about to be for you.

The Amazing Wonders of Studying Abroad

Evelyn Fiske | Posted 06.10.2016 | College
Evelyn Fiske

This was the best experience of my life and something that every college student should experience if the opportunity arises. Studying in a different country allows for students to step outside their comfort zone and grow as a person.

On Studying Abroad as a Person of Color: Don't Believe Everything You Hear

Thomas Noah | Posted 05.07.2016 | Black Voices
Thomas Noah

The Africans in Italy could tell right away that I was different. I was identified as being American. This was a different feeling for me. For the first time, I felt my American identity could really shine.

7 Crucial Items To Buy Before Studying Abroad

Uloop | Posted 05.04.2016 | College

Find out which products you should stock up on so you're not regretting a second of your adventures abroad.

It Is Not the End of the World If You Didn't Study Abroad

Alexandra Popken | Posted 05.09.2015 | College
Alexandra Popken

It seems like every other day there's a list circulating Facebook of the same arbitrary reasons as to why you need to study abroad in college. On multiple occasions, I have found myself reading these lists and by the end of them, I have perpetually felt like the odd man out.

The Trouble With the Middle of Nowhere: Studying Abroad in the Digital Age

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Ami Fields-Meyer

My body has been abroad and I suppose I've taken a few brief forays into the psyche and pulse of South Africa, but I've had one foot in the United States and two thumbs on that mega-globalizer and its LED touchscreen.

10 Ways Studying Abroad Ruins Your Life

Breana Brill | Posted 03.17.2015 | College
Breana Brill

Don't get me wrong, I love my friends and family from my home town, but studying abroad made me realize how boring my little suburban town is and how much there is to do out in the world.

3 Rules for Studying Abroad in Europe This Fall

Andy Steves | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Andy Steves

The weather's great and the pool is warm, yet you already can't wait for next school year because you have a one-way ticket to Europe and a semester (or two) of awesomeness and exploration on the horizon.

Breaking Bad in Bavaria

Laura Skandera Trombley | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Laura Skandera Trombley

The best preparation I ever had for becoming a college president wasn't the Harvard IEM seminar or the administrative program at Cornell. It was breaking my ankle in Bavaria.

A 360-Degree View on Studying Abroad

Besart Bajrami | Posted 08.20.2014 | College
Besart Bajrami

Moving beyond borders for a novel experience can be the solution to your post-teenage existentialist crisis; discovering yourselves in different environments is both challenging and bold.

Of Dads, Bicycles and Cotton Buds

Mikaela Reyes | Posted 08.16.2014 | Parents
Mikaela Reyes

He didn't tell me it wasn't going to be difficult. He didn't reassure me that I was going to adjust easily. He did not give me the false hope I wanted, but didn't need.

5 Questions to Ask About a Friend's Experience Abroad

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

I don't know how to say, "I have stories I'd like to share with you," without being self-indulgent. And I suspect that those on the other end of the conversation don't know how to ask.

The Side Streets of Istanbul: Snapshots from "Spring" Break

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 05.10.2014 | College
Abby Klinkenberg

The kindness and hospitality of the people I met today in the poorer part of the city are imprinted on my mind. I value their handshakes more than anything that I've purchased here, even my new Ataturk poster.

Why I Chose to Study Abroad in the United States

Sebastian Molina | Posted 04.13.2014 | College
Sebastian Molina

For me the most important distinction between universities in Latin America and the United States is their approach to education. Coming from Mexico I expected my daily life to be moderately streamlined.

19 Things You'll Only Understand If You Studied Abroad

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel

Because as someone famous once said, "the best things you learn aren't learned in a classroom." 1. Contrary to every mother's belief, you won’t e...

10 Things I Learned From Studying Abroad

Tara Subramaniam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Tara Subramaniam

Don't forget that a large aspect of study abroad is the scholastic component. Work hard -- play hard applies especially well.

How To Pursue Your Passions Even In Faraway Places

Next Avenue | Stephanie Oswald | Posted 09.29.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Oswald Tuscan cooking classes? Check. Bicycle tours through French wine country? Check. After your l...