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What is it like to study abroad in Bangkok, Thailand? Check out Edwin Giron-Montenegro's tips and advice on best day trips, food to eat, and how to visit other Southeast Asian countries. Hint: you can leave that sweatshirt behind.
What would it be like to study abroad in Seoul, South Korea? Read Griselda Carolina Torres' advice on where to study, classes you have to take, and must-try local dishes. Griselda shares tips on what to pack, what to leave behind, and how to fit in.
Wonder what it would be like to study abroad in Ireland? Read Owen Sowerwine's advice on best day trips, favorite places to eat, how to see the Irish countryside, and what to pack. Hint: a rain-proof jacket is first on the list.
Want to know how you can make your study abroad travel sustainable? Here are some actionable tips to help you study abroad with as little impact as possible and strategies to leave the community abroad a little better when you're gone.
Learn how studying abroad through Latin America helped one student discover, protect, and finally embrace her identities as a multicultural queer Latina to take her place as family historian.
Ever wonder what it's like to study abroad in Spain? Read Claudia Waldman's advice on where to live, what to eat, and unforgettable weekend trips to take in the Basque country. Claudia shares what to pack, what to leave behind, and what to buy while you're in Barcelona.
As an undergrad, Ramil spent multiple semesters studying abroad in Southeast Asia and Argentina. Ramil shares tips to help student incorporate their identity(ies) in the study abroad experience.
Wondering how to get a career abroad after graduation? Sierra Alef-Defoe has some useful advice for you and it starts with study abroad. Through fellowships, working summers, and graduate work abroad (saving loads of money), she has spent years of her career abroad and has never looked back.
Global health has never been more important. Become a stand-out in your health career preparations as you check off educational requirements at international locations. Develop [...]