Posts Tagged ‘Study Abroad’

Study Abroad Insurance for Spain

September 15th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

If you are given the opportunity to study in Spain, you have a unique chance to explore and learn about an incredibly interesting and diverse region. With over 46 million people, Spain is home to a variety of regional identities including Baques, Catalans, Galicians, and Castilians. If you are hoping to learn Spanish—or maybe the […]

Study Abroad Myths Exposed

July 19th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Studying abroad can sometimes get a bad reputation, depending on who you have talked to in the past about their experience. To clear the air and give this international adventure the reputation it deserves, we are going to de-bunk some common myths about studying abroad. Study Abroad Myth 1: It Will Cost Too Much While […]

Seventh Annual Travel Video Contest

September 21st, 2012 by Bryanna Davis

The seventh annual travel video contest has been launched! This means it is your chance to win $4,000 to put towards your travels. If you are a student who will be studying or travelling abroad you simply need to create a five minute video telling us why you want to study abroad. You’re already abroad? […]

Tips for learning a new language

May 27th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

Learning a new language is a goal that many people have. Whether or not you are an international student, it’s never too early or too late to start learning a new language. Below are some tips to improve your foreign language studies: Clearly define the level of fluency you want to achieve – Before you […]

Protecting your stuff when staying in hostels

May 13th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

If you are a student and you are planning on studying or traveling abroad on a budget, you will most likely stay in a hostel.  Even for those who have the funds to spend on a nice hotel, a hostel can be a nice and fun experience that everyone should experience at least once. Because […]

Choosing which College to Study Abroad in

April 29th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

When you are planning your study abroad, you would no doubt have to make a decision on where you want to go and which college or university to attend. Many of the factors that would help you determine which college is right for you is similar to that of choosing your college at home. The […]

Places to stay while traveling

March 18th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

So you are on your semester break and want to take a vacation somewhere, you’ve check the price for the plan ticket, now you need to find a place to stay. Accommodation is a major cost when you are traveling. Sure, you can stay in a hotel but many students are on a budget and […]

Preparing for your study abroad trip

February 18th, 2011 by ahoontrakul

So you did your research for your ideal study abroad program and for international scholarship opportunities, and now you’ve picked where you want to go. That’s great! But now what? Study abroad usually involves more than just picking your school, paying the plane ticket and school tuition. Early preparation is essential and will save you […]

Study Abroad in China 100,000 Strong Initiative

January 21st, 2011 by ahoontrakul

On January 19th 2011, the U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama gave a speech at Howard University. During the speech she mentioned the importance of studying abroad, which coincided with the Chinese President Hu Jintao visit to the United States. To show the need for strong ties between China and the United States, during the speech […]

Gender Gaps Found in Study Abroad Programs

March 11th, 2010 by International-Student-Insurance

Did you know that women are twice as likely to study abroad as men? After considering this statistic, it may be that more women are enrolled in colleges than men. Or perhaps there is another reason left unresolved. Interestingly, a recent study from the University of Iowa tried to at least touch the surface surrounding […]

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