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10 things you should know before moving to San Diego
4 min read 4 min

Headed to California’s southern-most city? Just a stone’s throw from Mexico, San Diego packs a punch...

Ace the academic year with these 5 tips
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In order to help you ace your academic year, I’ve put together five tips that go beyond the usual, “...

15 signs you studied abroad with EF
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Studying abroad is an experience unlike any other. It will open doors you never imagined and bring y...

The only playlist you’ll need this summer
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What is summer without an anthem? Nothing, we say. That’s why we’ve always had an anthem at EF and t...

Top summer pics you have to take this summer
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It’s finally summer and we wish it could last forever. Unfortunately, next thing you know it’s over ...

Having friends around the world will make you an all-round more awesome person – here’s why
4 min read 4 min

Why be friends with someone who lives thousands of miles away? Why not just nip around the corner to...

How to give a great presentation: 10 easy and effective tips
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Whether you’re a seasoned professional, an intern or a student, giving a presentation can be a stres...

More questions every first-time study abroad student has
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Hooray, you arrived at your destination! We hope that everything went smoothly and your new home awa...

10 reasons why New Zealand is the new hot spot to study
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When planning to study abroad in the Southern Hemisphere, many students have their hearts set on Aus...

The #trashtag challenge around the world – and how we contributed
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The #trashtag challenge started as a simple call to action. It asked people all over the world to mo...

It’s time to start preparing for your trip – here’s how
4 min read 4 min

Moving abroad is hugely exciting and filled with endless opportunities for learning, adventure and p...

How to pack for a year abroad (and why you should start getting ready now)
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When it comes to packing for an extended period of time away, there is no such thing as ‘too soon’. ...