Monthly Archive: November, 2012

Get to know the student and not just their country

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Many people run into issues of getting excited to get to know about a country. When you learn a friend is from a different country, the first tendency is to ask about their… Continue reading

COLLEGE TO CAREER: MAKING USE OF GLOBAL EDUCATION

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Originally posted on Let's Talk Global Education:
A strong background in foreign languages or study abroad experience not only helps students develop lifelong communication skills, but also gives them an edge when…

Traveling soon? Think about checking out options on Cyber Monday!

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Americans know the hustle and bustle of Black Friday. The infamous day where people line up for hours outside of a store in order to get a toy or television for up to… Continue reading

Think you can’t travel with Thanksgiving foods on an airplane? Think again!

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The other day when I was listening to the radio, a broadcaster was talking about traveling with food for Thanksgiving. The most common type of travel with food is by car – you… Continue reading

Talk to your peers as you consider studying abroad!

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Some universities prefer their students to study abroad their sophomore year while other institutions focus on providing opportunities within one’s junior year. Either way, studying outside of the “norm” time frame can actually… Continue reading

A New Version of Playing Polo…on Elephants!

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Polo is a common sport in Europe but this version has a bit of a twist! Instead of riding horses, players in Nepal are riding ¬†elephants! There are some other changes to the… Continue reading

Why Study Abroad as a College Student?

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First, I would like to ask another question – WHY NOT STUDY ABROAD AS A COLLEGE STUDENT? With so many opportunities that are built around college student abroad programs, the low numbers of… Continue reading

International Education Week at William Penn University

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Since 2000, International Education Week has been a major initiative sponsored by the Departments of State and Education with the United States government. For one week (usually the week before Thanksgiving), schools around… Continue reading

cAir: The New Child-Friendly Airline

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FoxNews had an article on their website that highlighted a new concept airline. (People with kids – get ready to be excited about travel!) cAir would be an airline that tailors specifically towards… Continue reading

The Not-So-Bizarre of the Bazaar

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Bazaar’s are widely spread in the Middle East – as a location where many different types of goods can be found and bargained for. The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul receives over 15,000,000 visitors… Continue reading