How to feel at home abroad: 10 tips

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How to feel at home abroad: 10 tips

By on 10/30/2016

To get the most out of studying, interning, or working abroad, you not only have to learn the language and do as the locals do - you also want to live [...]

How to fit in in France: 8 dos & don'ts

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How to fit in in France: 8 dos & don’ts

By on 10/28/2016

Ah, France – the home of crispy baguettes, delicious pastries and exquisite wine. France is all about enjoying the finer things in life, so it’s no [...]

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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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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Nothing says Halloween like caramel corn: Easy recipe

By on 10/26/2016

Nothing says Halloween like a bowl of fresh, poppin' caramel corn. Kendra, in the video above, will show you how to make some (tip: it's a great, homemade treat to bring to a Halloween [...]

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13 thrilling facts we bet you didn't know about Halloween

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13 thrilling facts we bet you didn’t know about Halloween

By on 10/25/2016

Get your adrenaline pumping in a haunted house, carve pumpkins by the bonfire and eat your yearly allotment of candy in one sitting. It’s easy to see [...]

Language learning   |   Student life

How to convince your parents to let you study abroad

By on 10/23/2016

Here’s the good news: Studying abroad is the ultimate investment in your future. And here’s the not-so-good news: It’s an investment that happens far [...]

Language learning

Learning a language is the key to an international future

By on 10/21/2016

The benefits of expanding your child's (or your own)  linguistic horizons go beyond the benefits of learning to communicate in a new language, and [...]

Travel tips

6 perfect city escapes for fall

By on 10/18/2016

Upset that the summer is over and that your tan will fade quicker than those sweet memories of summer? Fear not, because fall - or autumn as the Brits [...]

Student life   |   Travel tips

8 things you should know before moving to London

By on 10/16/2016

So you’ve made up your mind: you're moving to London, one of the world’s most exciting and interesting cities. Whether your move is imminent or just a [...]

Career advice   |   Language learning

Learning English is still a must (and here’s why)

By on 10/14/2016

It’s hard to escape the dominance of the English language in our globalized world. Although there are only an estimated 360 million native speakers, a [...]

Talk like a true Californian: 10 expressions to master

By on 10/11/2016

In order to live the Californian lifestyle, it’s not enough to make sure burritos, avocados and In-N-Out burgers are staples in your diet, you soak up the sun whenever you can and you know the feeling [...]

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Beyond the Brandenburg Gate: 10 hidden gems in Berlin

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Beyond the Brandenburg Gate: 10 hidden gems in Berlin

By on 10/09/2016

Walking around the Brandenburg Gate and snapping pictures in front of the Reichstag are must-do's for anyone visiting Berlin, but dig a little deeper [...]

High-tech travel: The best travel apps on the market

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High-tech travel: The best travel apps on the market

By on 10/05/2016

You have a trip coming up to an exciting new destination. What will you take with you? Chances are your smartphone (or tablet) is one of the first [...]

How to learn a language faster: 4 easy techniques

By on 10/04/2016

So you’re itching to study abroad in Spain, go on a road trip around the US, or spend a summer surfing in Hawaii, and to make the most of the experience, you’ve decided to take some language classes [...]

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Homesick & hungry: 10 places to feel better in Bristol

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Homesick & hungry: 10 places to feel better in Bristol

By on 10/02/2016

Living abroad for the first time is one of life’s greatest experiences - but sometimes it can also feel like one of the biggest challenges. Adjusting [...]