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  • Study Abroad Myths Dispelled! Part III: Engineering (STEM) Majors can’t go abroad.

    In part III of this myth dispelling series we’re going to explore the common misconception that Engineering majors -- or any STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, and math) can’t study abroa…

  • Staying Safe While Studying Abroad

    One of the biggest concerns students face when planning to study abroad is personal safety, especially from loved ones. With political unrest, terrorism, human trafficking and armed conflict in many …

  • Show Me The Money: 6 Tips To Winning Scholarships To Study Abroad

    The lack of money doesn’t have stand between you and studying abroad. Hundreds of scholarships are available that can cover the cost of your program, and then some. Unfortunately, many students do no…

  • Using Your Mobile Phone and Messaging Apps Abroad

    Depending on the type of person you are, using technology abroad may be the first or last thing on your mind when preparing for your adventure overseas. No matter how much you use technology in your …

  • Top Questions to Ask Your Study Abroad Adviser

    Your flight is booked, your bags are packed, and you can hardly wait to start your international experience. Before embarking on your adventure, however, here are some last-minute questions to ask yo…

  • Top 5 Study Abroad Destinations for Business Majors

    In recent years, much has been said about globalization, its effects on the job market, and how we as a society should address it. Globalization is the breakdown of cultural, language, and legal barr…

  • Top 5 Destinations for Architecture Majors

    Architecture majors may not typically go abroad due to demanding course schedules, but there are plenty of reasons why they should. This list, though not comprehensive, considers some ideal destinati…

  • Tips for Making Study Abroad Work for Any Major

    Studying abroad can be one of the most enriching experiences of your college career. But what if your major has strict curriculum sequencing? You have to take this class this semester, it's only offe…

  • Three Bogus Reasons STEM Majors Choose Not To Go Abroad

    Students working towards degrees in the sciences, engineering, mathematics, or technology (STEM) fields often work on their degrees solely at their home universities. It can be stressful to determine…

  • Things to Consider When Picking Your Program

    Choosing an overseas program can be overwhelming. Consider these five factors to help you figure out which program and provider best fit your needs. The cost of a study abroad program can be a deal b…

  • These Great Places Will Make You Want to Teach English Abroad

    For those of us with wanderlust, the dream job is one that allows us to continue spending as much time abroad as possible. For many native English speakers, that dream is easily realized with the abu…

  • The Ultimate Study Abroad Bucket List!

    One of the worst feelings after going abroad is returning home and feeling like you didn’t do something or missed out on an adventure. To avoid that feeling create a study abroad bucket list before h…

  • The Pros and Cons Of Getting Into The Gig-Economy While Studying Abroad

    The gig economy is a growing concept that refers to a working environment that’s heavily populated by temporary employees. It is a natural home for students who need additional income, but can’t full…

  • The Best Lesser Known Travel Apps for Students Abroad

    Studying abroad can be a challenging experience, especially for students who are leaving the country for the first time. Traveling is always more enjoyable when you can be organized and prepared for …

  • Why You Should Teach English in China

    Just about a year ago, I found myself wondering what I would do next. Then, the possibility of teaching abroad was presented to me. Before I knew it, I wound up on a plane headed to my first teaching…

  • Where Can YOU Teach Abroad?

    Did you know that a native English speaker with a four-year degree and an accredited TEFL certification can find professional opportunities in as many as 100 countries around the world? From Asia and…