Exploring the Country You’re In
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Exploring the Country You’re In

The French major who went to Caen, Normandy, France on an exchange with Sister Cities is back again, and I am here to give you some tips and further thought on how to explore the country you’re in! Now, when you are eventually in your host country, one of your first thoughts could be, “Oh … Continue reading

Health and Safety and Chasing Your Goals
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Health and Safety and Chasing Your Goals

In the light of the current political climate the world is experiencing, it is common for students to feel scared or anxious about traveling so far from home for an extended period of time. Every time a new tragedy strikes, there is a question of whether or not that place is safe. Experts study the … Continue reading

Spending Thanksgiving Abroad
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Spending Thanksgiving Abroad

Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are just around the corner, and for those of you who are abroad, it’s a bit bittersweet to be away from home during this time of year. For me this was the hardest time of my study abroad experience and when the homesickness really set in, so here’s some tips … Continue reading

Australia’s Government and their Reaction to the US Election
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Australia’s Government and their Reaction to the US Election

Australia is both a representative democracy and a constitutional monarchy.  They have a Parliament with the Queen (or her representative), the Senate, and the House of Representatives. Under the Parliament is the Ministry.  The Prime Minister is an elected official.  Under the the Prime Minister is the Cabinet, Ministers, and Parliamentary Secretaries.  Much like America, … Continue reading

How To Afford Study Abroad
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How To Afford Study Abroad

The main concern that students have when considering going abroad is how you can afford it.  While the program costs may be high, the memories you make and experiences you have are priceless.  Here are ways to help you afford going on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: Get a job And only accept minimum wage as a … Continue reading