Bilingual is better (and here's why)

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THE BEST WAY TO BOOST YOUR BRAINPOWER? LEARN A LANGUAGE

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9 reasons why English rules

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10 best summer cities in the world

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Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

Career advice   |   Language learning

Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

By on 02/21/2017

For most people looking to study another language, English remains the first choice - and for good reason. As the language of diplomacy, business and [...]

10 best hidden gems in Brighton: From coffee to comedy

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10 best hidden gems in Brighton: From coffee to comedy

By on 02/19/2017

Brighton is quirky, cool and chock-full of hidden gems that give this seaside city its undeniable charm. Although I'm a little hesitant to share my [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Student stories

Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Student stories

Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Student stories

Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Student stories

Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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10 best student spots in London: From food to music

By on 02/17/2017

From the best cheap-eats to the coolest art or music venues, we’ve scoured London in search of the places that every student should add to their bucket list. Whether you’re looking to soak up the sun [...]

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Valentine's Traditions from Around the World

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Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

By on 02/14/2017

Ah, romance. Nothing gets the heart fluttering like candlelight, flowers and the sound of sweet nothings. We love it so much we have a day dedicated [...]

Language learning   |   Student life   |   Travel tips

Finding the love of your life abroad – An EF Love Story

By on 02/12/2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d reveal one our favorite real-life love stories. Meet Rocio and Mauricio – two former EF [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips

By on 02/10/2017

Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the language of your choice, immerse in the local [...]

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10 reasons to love London

By on 02/07/2017

There are a million and one reasons to love London, but here are my top 10 reasons for why you should jump on the next flight to this cooler-than-cool [...]

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5 things we’d rather be doing this Valentine’s Day

By on 02/05/2017

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day can be a seriously stressful event. Should you buy your partner flowers or chocolates? [...]

Language learning

Back to basics: 10 English words for restaurants

By on 02/03/2017

Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, coffee and cake, after work drinks or a just quick bite to eat – there are plenty of reasons to go eat at a [...]

8 reasons why you’ll never regret traveling

By on 01/31/2017

However much they might yearn to go overseas and "see the world", people tend to make all sorts of excuses for not traveling. Worries about money, loneliness, language skills, or even simply where to [...]

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How to make a long-distance relationship work: 11 tips

Student life   |   Travel tips

How to make a long-distance relationship work: 11 tips

By on 01/29/2017

Falling in love (in this case with a person, not a place) can be one of the many awesome side effects of traveling and studying abroad. But after [...]

A gem of a city: San Francisco infographic

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A gem of a city: San Francisco infographic

By on 01/27/2017

San Francisco may not be a hidden gem anymore, but it's a gem of a city nonetheless. America's capital of all things hip (and hippy) is easygoing, [...]

5 best cities in the world to study English

By on 01/24/2017

Forget about London, New York or Sydney - or at least consider your options. If you're looking to go and study English in an English-speaking country and make a new city halfway around the world [...]

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A quick guide to Chinese New Year

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A quick guide to Chinese New Year

By on 01/22/2017

January 28, 2017, is the first day of the New Year on the Chinese calendar, and it not only marks the beginning of the Year of the Rooster but also [...]