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Study abroad

12 posts
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)
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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
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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
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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 ...

50 reasons why everyone should live abroad at least once
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Warning: Spending a month or two abroad (or indeed moving somewhere new permanently) will induce lif...

How do I prepare for a study abroad trip? 12 tips
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Studying abroad is an unforgettable adventure. Period. But before you can become proficient in the l...

4 reasons why you should send your child to study abroad
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Every day, parents wave their children off at departure gates across the world and wonder how they w...