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Isabelle

Copywriter, commuter and coffee drinker. I'm not particularly obsessed with the letter C but it just so happens that I also like cake, chocolate, and cats. I'm Swiss but spent most of the 21st century in North America. Find me on Twitter with @isabellesagt

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How to keep your language skills longer than your tan

You just came back from a study abroad trip in California. Your English is super awesome, everyone is jealous of your ...

10 things that change forever when you live abroad

“Life might be difficult for a while, but I would tough it out because living in a foreign country is one of those thi...

EF Talks: Louise on how to have an international career that you love

This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally minded professionals and caree...

How to convince your parents to let you study abroad

Here’s the good news: Studying abroad is the ultimate investment in your future. And here’s the not-so-good news: It’s...

Experience Singapore like a local

This article was inspired by Jeric Adriano’s piece 4 ways to experience Singapore (published on the EF Vietnam a...

How to find a job with social media: an overview

There are only about three things that are more convenient without the Internet and looking for jobs is not one of the...

Want to work abroad? Here are 12 things you need to do

Working abroad is not only a great experience, but it can also launch your international career and open doors for new...

How to ace an internship: 12 easy-to-implement tips

Internships are a great way to test the waters of the working world, get credits for university or even launch a caree...

11 tips on how to network like a boss

Going to a networking event is a bit like going on a first date. You overthink your outfit choices, you rehearse what ...

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk

At the beginning of almost everything – from friendships, to relationships and careers – there is small ta...

8 easy hacks that will help you cope with homesickness

Homesickness is the sadness and melancholy we experience when we are away from our bed, our family and friends –...

Sushi for beginners (and a few fun facts for the pros)

Japan‘s most popular contribution to world cuisine – sushi – is prepared with only a handful of ingr...