Monthly Archive: May, 2012

The Alternative Summer: Study Abroad

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We’ve all heard about the problems of finding something to do during the summer. Maybe you are 21 years old and babysitting younger cousins for three months. While there is nothing wrong with… Continue reading

Take that Grand Adventure – with Amtrak

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Always wanted to see the Grand Canyon in the United States but not really interested in the typical road trip? Amtrak train’s has your solution! Amtrak is now offering an 8-night trip from… Continue reading

And there they stood: “Pretty Maids All in a Row”

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For those who are interested in doing some arts and crafts, I recently discovered these embroidery doll patterns on Pinterest.com. With such adorable international patterns, I may have found a new summer project… Continue reading

Namibia Spotlight via CNN

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CNN posted an article today by David Gurien highlighting the sand dunes in Namibia. A great Saturday read and photo gallery! http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/18/travel/namibia-sossusvlei-dunes-travel/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

When should you start thinking about studying abroad in college? Sooner than you think…

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For me, studying abroad in college became a family discussion in high school. Choosing “the right undergraduate college” meant for me, in addition to other things, selecting a school that had a solid… Continue reading

The United States: a Little More Diverse Than What People Thought

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After the results were released from the 2010 census, it has been established that more minority children are now being born in the United States than white children. While race has been a… Continue reading

Job Applying While Abroad

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In the current job economy in the United States, employers can become more choosy in their pool of applicants. Many places require an in-person interview or multiple stages of an interview process. For… Continue reading

The Visual Effects of Study Abroad

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This image was shared with me via a Twitter feed back in the fall. It shows in a few words Рand in stylish appealing visuals Рthe effect of studying abroad.

Tips for Packing on Trips

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Every seasoned traveler has their travel secrets. Whether this means you know where you can get free wi-fi or you dress to match the locals, it is important to know how to prepare… Continue reading

When Your Minor is Not-so-Minorly Traveling

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Whether Susie is traveling from Atlanta to Denver to visit grandma or Adam is going to participate in a high school year abroad, there are certain concerns that arise when it is a… Continue reading