50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time

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50 most inspiring travel quotes of all time

By on 10/30/2015

It’s time to take your wanderlust to new levels with our list of  the most inspiring travel quotes of all time. From iconic poets and authors to [...]

7 best weekend escapes in England

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7 best weekend escapes in England

By on 10/27/2015

With so many beautiful cities scattered across the countryside, only a fool would visit England and stay in one place: from historic cities to scenic [...]

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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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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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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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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How to get TOEFL practice before test day

By on 10/26/2015

Part of every student’s TOEFL preparation is taking practice tests. TOEFL practice tests familiarize you with the types of questions you’ll see on the TOEFL, as well as the response rules and time [...]

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Career Q&A series: How to have an international career

Career advice   |   Language learning

Career Q&A series: How to have an international career

By on 10/25/2015

This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally minded professionals and career gurus, and centered around the [...]

Travel tips

What to do in Rome: 10 hidden gems

By on 10/23/2015

Mention the Eternal City and most people already picture themselves on a glossy red vespa, whizzing past the Colosseum with wind in their hair. But [...]

Language learning

English self-assessment tools

By on 10/19/2015

When you need to describe your level of English, precision is essential. Everyday terms like “beginner” and “fluent” don’t mean the same things to [...]

Travel tips

Why you should befriend a taxi driver during your travels

By on 10/18/2015

In August, Buzzfeed wrote about Liam Murphy, a test engineer from Ireland, who went on a work trip to the United Arab Emirates and decided to make a [...]

Travel tips

Bournemouth: The ultimate visitors’ guide

By on 10/16/2015

Boasting a stunning coastline that any instagrammer would die for (#OMG), Bournemouth has been THE ultimate Great British beach destination for [...]

Culture calling   |   Language learning

11 movies about New York (and why you should watch them)

By on 10/13/2015

For decades, the hustle and bustle of New York City has been providing the perfect backdrop for movies, no matter the topic or the budget. We selected [...]

IELTS preparation: a 4 step master plan

By on 10/12/2015

Preparing for the IELTS usually starts when you find out you need to get a particular IELTS score for your visa or your university application. Many students spend months alternately worrying about [...]

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8 reasons why you'll never regret traveling

Language learning   |   Travel tips

8 reasons why you’ll never regret traveling

By on 10/11/2015

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, [...]

One chilled out city: Boston infographic

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One chilled out city: Boston infographic

By on 10/09/2015

From its stellar academic credentials  - the city's home to some of the world's best universities, including Harvard across the river in Cambridge - [...]

12 brand-new English words you should learn this week

By on 10/06/2015

It’s time for another vocabulary update - the Oxford Dictionary leads the way and we happily follow along with all kinds of new words that can perfectly prepare you for your next mic drop moment. So, [...]

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English language requirements explained

Language learning

English language requirements explained

By on 10/05/2015

Most people who are required to take a standardized English test are either applying for a visa or applying for university (or both). A small portion [...]