Why You Shouldn’t Discredit Studying Abroad in an English Speaking Country

Kelly in Europe

  Often times when I tell people that I studied abroad in Australia I get snarky reactions such as “They speak English, isn’t that a cop out?” or “it’s not really studying abroad because they speak English”. Woah there. While I know the opportunity to learn a new language is a huge aspect of study [...]


5 Things Your Study Abroad Advisor Won’t Tell You

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Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. Whether you’re thinking about signing up for a semester or year abroad with a study abroad program, or considering enrolling directly in a local university in your country of choice, here are 5 things you need to know before you make your decision.   1)    Your tuition dollars pay [...]


How Study Abroad Helped Me Land My Dream Job

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In How Study Abroad Can Get You A Job, I discussed how study abroad can give you a huge advantage in the job market. Not only does having study abroad on your resume make for a more comfortable job interview (who wouldn’t want to talk about their study abroad experience?!) but it also demonstrates maturity, intellectual curiosity, understanding [...]


Cool new home for student bloggers

Students Gone Global

Students Gone Global which is a study abroad student blogging platform has launched and is applying for funding from Startup Chile! Check out their Startup Chile Application Video to learn more about Students Gone Global and how study abroad students and universities can benefit from their free platform! We wish them the best of luck with [...]


TBEX Day 2

Expedia shindig at TBEX 2012

Day 2 of TBEX (Travel Blogging Exchange) at Keystone Resorts started off with keynote speaker CC Chapman, author of “Amazing Things Happen When Your Content Rules.”  His biggest rules for content were as follows. The rest of the day we attended lectures such as “Monetize Like You Mean It” and “Creating a Social Media Strategy.” [...]