Study Abroad Articles

Congratulations on making the decision to study abroad ! The time you spend living in another country and immersed in a different culture will be a rewarding, enriching, and eye-opening experience. Right now you may be feeling overwhelmed with all the decisions you’ll have to...
There are hordes of obvious benefits to studying abroad, but is it really that important? Of course, the answer will vary depending on who you ask. Before you start researching study abroad programs and looking for scholarships , it's crucial to have a clear idea of why you want...
It's no secret that studying abroad in Spain is awesome. Preparing for study abroad? Still pretty awesome, though it does take a bit of legwork. Before you set off to this new and wonderful land of jamon , bull fights, and flamenco, you get to day dream about all the things you...
So, you’re not quite sure about where you want to study abroad, but you know you want to go somewhere different - perhaps Africa. “AFRICA!?”, your friends and family may bark. Well, Africa is a huge continent with many different languages, cultures, and lifestyles depending on...
Spending a semester or even a year studying abroad is an exciting experience that will stay with you forever. As you plan your time away, it’s easy to get caught up in all the adventures you’re going to have, the new things you’ll learn and of course the new classmates you’ll...
Despite all the reasons you’ve very likely heard about the benefits of learning another language – good for your degree, good for your travels, good for your career – some people seem to think that being multilingual isn’t all that important anymore. We’re here to remind you that...
Like jeans, there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to study abroad. Though you may have images in your head of a glamorous semester spent sipping wine in Italy, or a year babysitting koalas in Australia, the truth is that there are a head-spinning number of options out there...
Growing up, traveling abroad seemed like such a privilege. Sure I had friends and family who went on vacations outside of the U.S. to the Caribbean, Mexico, or Canada but beyond that I was under the impression that you needed to be pretty well off or had to save up for a vacation...
The chance to spend any amount of time studying in a foreign country is one that most if not all students jump at when given the chance. No matter what degree you’re pursuing, be it Spanish, Portuguese, science, or social studies, the benefits to studying abroad are as...