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Common Challenges to Overcome When Choosing to Study Abroad
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Common Challenges to Overcome When Choosing to Study Abroad

Common Challenges to Overcome When Choosing to Study Abroad Fear of a Language Barrier One of the many fears that students have before going abroad is that they will have trouble communicating or getting around because they may not know the local language.  Some students go abroad to enhance their language skills, such as students … Continue reading

What Comes Next?
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What Comes Next?

Post-Graduate Study Abroad Opportunities Many of the posts on our blog are all about what we as Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors (EAPA’s) did, experienced, or studied while we were abroad, but what comes afterward? What comes after the re-entry culture shock? What comes after finishing your bachelors and graduating? At this point, it might be … Continue reading

Validation
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Validation

As expressed in previous blogs, I am certainly not the adventurous or brave type! I am sensitive to many things, so a career in health care did not seem completely realistic for me. I had shadowed a cardiologist and a thoracic surgeon before, but I desperately wanted to participate in field work to make sure … Continue reading

Know Yourself, Know Your Worth: Your Image Abroad
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Know Yourself, Know Your Worth: Your Image Abroad

“Tell me a little about yourself.” Although these might sound like words from an employer in a job interview, these words also comprise a phrase you’re likely to hear during any extent of time abroad. Whether you’re getting to know a host family for the first time or you’re meeting some new friends downtown, you … Continue reading