Monthly Archive: January, 2013

How To Take The Best Photos

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Ever wonder how to get the “perfect picture?” Taking the time to consider how to get that unique photo might end up with some a-typical images you did not intend to capture –… Continue reading

International Students in the USA

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    Check out this infographic on the numbers of international students studying in the United States. Were you a part of the 765,000 students this past school year? For the 2011-12 school… Continue reading

A BIG DON’T FOR INTERNATIONAL JOB SEEKERS

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Originally posted on Seeking Mastery:
If you meet an average foreign graduate student in a developed country, and you assume that he or she is smart, independent, and highly motivated, you’re probably right.…

Will you teach your children a foreign language at a young age?

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The United States is further behind in teaching children foreign languages than many other countries. Most commonly, students will have the opportunity to start a foreign language in high school – maybe middle… Continue reading

What school year is the best to study abroad?

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Congratulations – you have decided to study abroad! Beyond the questions of logistics and where you will be going, there comes another decision: when? Most colleges suggest students study abroad during their sophomore… Continue reading

What to do with those old maps

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Did you travel to an area, fell in love with it, and have no idea how to remember your travel location? The Rachel Ray Magazine did an article in their June 2012 issue… Continue reading

Do you know your table manners?

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Heritage Student Foundation recently did a post on American table manners – including a fun quiz where you can learn how much you know about eating in the United States. Check it out… Continue reading

A Travel Secret: Storing Money in a Chapstick Tube

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When traveling, carrying money is always one of concern. Whether people create hidden pockets within layers of clothing or stick it in a bag, there’s always the fear that someone will take it… Continue reading

Women as Catalysts for Change in Rwanda

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“Imagine coming to work, and having to sit next to the wife of the man who killed your husband or the woman whose partner is living in exile after murdering your brother.” This… Continue reading

Un regalo for your host family!

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Originally posted on The Sol Stream:
So, you’re going away! You’re gathering up your belongings and packing what you can into 1 or 2 suitcases (definitely not more!). You also get the wonderful…