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  • Students of Color in South Korea

    As a student of color, depending on your program, you will more than likely be one of the few minority members within your program and thus will work and live with individuals who have little underst…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in Argentina

    Argentina is a predominantly Roman Catholic county, only around 20% of the population regularly practices their faith. Catholicism is deeply intertwined in public life and it is not uncommon to see C…

  • LGBTQIA+ Students in Argentina

    Argentina is one of the most progressive countries in Latin America when it comes to LGBTQ rights. Buenos Aires is even sometimes touted as the gay capital of Latin America. In 2010, same-sex marriag…

  • Students with Disabilities in Argentina

    Although Argentina is a moderately developed and modern country, it lacks in its facilities for individuals with disabilities. While the federal government has protective laws that mandate access to …

  • Students on a Budget in Argentina

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Argentina! Many museums in Argentina have student discounts, even free entrance on certain days. This is a great way …

  • Students of Color in Argentina

    Argentina is a predominantly European descent country, and prides itself on its Spanish and Italian roots. Unlike many other Latin American countries, 97% of Argentina’s population is White. Amerindi…

  • Women in Ecuador

    The ideology of machismo refers to masculine dominance and sexual conquest and is present in most Latin American countries’ culture including Ecuador. Gender roles vary greatly across Ecuadorian clas…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in Ecuador

    The majority of Ecuadorians identify as Roman Catholic with smaller groups belonging to Evangelical Christian, Muslim, Jewish, among other faith backgrounds. Religious groups of indigenous and Afro-E…

  • LGBTQ Students in Ecuador

    Although homosexuality has been legal since 1997, conservative Roman Catholic ideologies and "Machista" *or male-dominated gender roles) continue to inform society's view of same-sex relationships. S…

  • Students with Disabilities in Ecuador

    Ecuador, not unlike many other countries in Latin America, does not boast comprehensive accommodations for its citizens and visitors with disabilities. The law prohibits discrimination against person…

  • Students of Color in Ecuador

    The majority of Ecuadorians identify as Mestizo (approx 70%), a mix of AmerIndian and European descendancy. Smaller percentages of the population are dispersed between White, Afro-Ecuadorian (7.2% fr…

  • Tips for Women Students in Brazil

    According to the Nation Census of Brazil, there are about 7 million more women than men (51%) making Brazilian women the numerical majority. However, Brazil is still considered a patriarchal & “machi…

  • Religious & Spiritual Students in Brazil

    Latin American countries are predominantly Roman Catholic, and Brazil is no exception. Sixty-three percent of Brazilians identify as Roman Catholic. Protestantism is the second largest religious comm…

  • LQBTQIA+ Students in Brazil

    The LGBTQ community is very visible in Brazil. Every year, Sao Paulo hosts a gay pride parade that attracts over 3.5 million participants, making it the largest gay pride parade in the world! LGBTQ c…

  • Students with Disabilities in Brazil

    Although laws have been passed to make Brazil more accessible to people with disabilities, accessibility for students with disabilities (Brazil Gets a Zero) in Brazil is limited. Due to a lack in inf…

  • Students on a Budget in Brazil

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Brazil! Saving up for your trip ahead of time, making a budget and planning your must-see and do’s can be essential t…

  • Students of Color in Brazil

    As a student of color, depending on your program, you will more than likely be one of the few minority members within your program and thus will work and live with individuals who have little underst…

  • Women in Denmark

    Denmark is thought to be a very safe country, although 'common sense' safety precautions should be followed, especially by single women. The law criminalizes rape, including spousal rape, and domesti…

  • Religious Students in Denmark

    While Denmark has an officially designated religion (Lutheran), most Danes consider themselves to be agnostic and there has been an increase in immigrants in recent years, most of whom are Muslim. Th…

  • LGBTQIA+ Students in Denmark

    Law in Denmark prohibits discrimination against persons based on sexual orientation. Denmark was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex unions, in 1989. According to the Danish Institute…

  • Students with Disabilities in Denmark

    The law prohibits discrimination against persons with physical, sensory, intellectual, and mental disabilities in several sectors or the provision of other state services. The government not only man…

  • Students on a Budget in Denmark

    You don’t have to break the bank to have an enjoyable and memorable experience in Denmark! Saving up for your trip ahead of time, making a budget and planning your must-see and do’s can be essential …

  • Students of Color in Denmark

    Denmark is mostly inhabited by ethnic Danes and a homogenous country. There has been an increase in immigration in recent years. This has been met with resistance from some locals, with the Danish Pe…

  • Women In Mexico

    Recently, Mexico was ranked 50 on the global index of equitable opportunity for women according to the 2018 Global Gender Gap Report, coming in just above the United States. Mexico has made significa…