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Study abroad

15 posts
How to make friends abroad: 6 tips
4 min read 4 min

After the excitement of choosing a new city, organizing visas and flights, packing, and saying goodb...

10 things to know on your first day of studying abroad
5 min read 5 min

If you’re reading this while preparing for your next adventure abroad, or if you are already in a fa...

Why an app isn’t enough to master a language
4 min read 4 min

In an age when we’re permanently glued to our phones, there is an app for pretty much everything – e...

How to pack for a year abroad (and why you should start getting ready now)
4 min read 4 min

When it comes to packing for an extended period of time away, there is no such thing as ‘too soon’. ...

EF Talks: Rita, a seasoned EF host, on the art of a warm welcome
6 min read 6 min

We first met Rita at her home in Brighton, England. With her kind eyes and happy nature, Rita made u...

EF Talks: Ms Gordon, a star EF host, on the power of a hug
5 min read 5 min

On a chilly autumn morning in London, Ms Gordon opened her front door and greeted us with a warm emb...

How to live like a local (and feel at home from day one)
5 min read 5 min

It’s easy to feel alone, confused and even a little scared when moving to a new city. It takes a whi...

Summer’s over, what now? 5 ways to make the most of fall
5 min read 5 min

The temperature drops, the tan lines start fading and we return to reality by heading back to school...

6 reasons to share your home with an international student
3 min read 3 min

When it comes to sharing, many of us share our lives with our friends, our families, and our neighbo...

15 signs you studied abroad with EF
5 min read 5 min

Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. It will open doors you never imagined and bring y...

10 reasons why studying a language abroad is better than at home
5 min read 5 min

It’s one thing to learn the theory of a language and study vocab from a textbook at home, but it’s a...

8 awesome ways to spend time abroad
4 min read 4 min

Have you thought about spending some time abroad but are not sure what to actually do? No matter if ...