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Tagged with "study abroad blogger"

5/16/2019

The stories I didn't tell

I had grand plans for my study abroad blog. I was going to write an entry every other week. Of course, that didn’t pan out- study, as it turns out, is an essential part of studying abroad and ended up using much of the time I had planned for writing. That plus lots and lots of experiences…
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4/15/2019

Living authentically abroad: creating real connections and memories by going against the norm

When I began to prepare for my study abroad experience, I remember the first thing I did was open Instagram. For hours, I snooped through the profiles of my friends who had lived abroad, wondering if I would be able to create an experience that was just as unique and fantastic as the posts I saw online.
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4/9/2019

Deciding Whether to Study Abroad for a Summer, a Semester, or a Year?

A lot of students considering semester-long programs return, saying they wish they'd studied abroad for longer. However, for other students, a semester might be the perfect amount of time abroad, or even a summer. Here are some tips to help you decide which option is best for you. Keep in mind that every program and each student studying abroad is different.
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3/13/2019

5 goals you should set for yourself before you study abroad

Once abroad, you meet countless new friends, learn a completely new culture and time starts to fly. Soon you find yourself cherishing your last months and weeks abroad, wishing you would have had a better idea of what you were getting yourself into. Well, you’re in luck! Here are 5 goals that you should set for yourself during your time abroad!
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3/13/2019

Day trip to Calpe

When I decided that I wanted to study abroad, I knew that I wanted to travel as much as I could during my experience. Fortunately, living in Europe is an ideal place to balance school and travel, thanks to the great public transportation system and endless sightseeing spots that fill the continent.
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