How to Convince Your Parents You Should Study Abroad
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How to Convince Your Parents You Should Study Abroad

When it comes to studying abroad, some parents will want to be more involved in the process than others. Through talking with friends and students on campus and advising students in the Resource Center, I have discovered that for a lot of students, parents are the biggest factor in determining if a student studies abroad … Continue reading

An Interview with Selena Quintanilla: Nepali Development and Social Change with SIT
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An Interview with Selena Quintanilla: Nepali Development and Social Change with SIT

Selena Quintanilla is a junior at Transylvania University who studied and did research abroad for a semester in Nepal through the SIT Development and Social Change Program. Tell me a bit about the program you went on in terms of academics.  What was different from your home institution?  What were some of your favorite subject … Continue reading

10 packing tips everyone should know
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10 packing tips everyone should know

Knowing how to pack is one of the most important things someone who is about to study abroad should learn. Pack too much and you end up disorganized and having to pay for pricey airline baggage fees. Pack too little and you don’t have enough for the length of your trip. USA Today put together 10 packing … Continue reading

19 Study Abroad Tips That Are Actually Helpful
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19 Study Abroad Tips That Are Actually Helpful

We know all you college students love Buzzfeed so we scanned the website for the best education abroad tips and lists. This week our Education Abroad advisor, Niamh, found this great article “19 Study Abroad Tips That Are Actually Helpful” and yes are they! From planning your weekend excursions to learning the host country language … Continue reading

Tips for Upcoming Fall 2015 Travelers
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Tips for Upcoming Fall 2015 Travelers

Chelsey Perron a UK grad, who studied abroad in Buenos Aires Spring 2010 with CIEE and again in Costa Rica Summer 2011, has learned a lot from traveling and moving around. She found a blog post to help all you Fall 2015 explorers prepare for your upcoming adventure abroad. These tips helped her while she … Continue reading