High School Abroad Articles

A country with over a thousand years of history and many of the most recognizable sites in the world, England is every study abroad student's dream . Despite its size, this small country has had a significant global influence. From impressive contributions to science from the...
So you’re spending some time studying in Spain while in high school? You’re in for a treat, as your new home is full of geographical, linguistic, and gastronomical diversity. From mountains to beaches, Spanish to Catalán, and seafood to steak, your traveling options in Spain are...
Making the transition from middle school to high school can be extremely intimidating. Those glorious, youthful years are often awkward and challenging. Even more intimidating is making the transition in a foreign country. Cultural norms vary from place to place, along with...
The first memory I have of the Australian accent, sadly, is from a Fosters commercial . Starting with, "How to speak Australian," a common phrase or term pops up, like locksmith, then a funny video follows of how that term is interpreted in Australia. The truth? Australians don't...
Chances are that your parents didn’t study abroad when they were in high school, or even during college. The reality is, though, things are a bit different in today’s world of hyper-competitive collegiate admissions and globalized world economies. In 2014, study abroad experience...
It’s that time of the year again! After Christmas but before New Year’s, everyone’s wondering how to close the year, frantically trying to finish up the loose ends of the year before the fresh start the new year promises, and composing some New Year’s resolutions to get rid of...
While any type of volunteer work can be meaningful, volunteering abroad gives students a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a different culture while helping others. Volunteering in high school is worthwhile because individuals can explore their passions on a more...
It’s no secret that upping the ante to gain experience in the workplace earlier on (read: before college) is becoming increasingly vital. As a former university instructor, I can speak from personal experience: colleges, universities, and even future employers want to see a long...
If you're close to finishing your time in high school, there's one question you'll hear from friends and family incessantly: " So, what are you doing next year? " Everybody wants to know. But what if you don't know yourself? A common dilemma for many students at the end of their...