Tag Archive: higher education

Simplified Look at Whether or not to Study Abroad

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Some of these negative aspects can be resolved – such as the transferring of credits. If you talk with your academic advisor about what classes you are planning on taking, the credits could… Continue reading

Taking Advantage: Study Abroad increases value for money

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Travel as a Graduation Gift

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While traveling in South Africa, I met numerous young adults who were backpacking across the continent. I asked how they could afford to do something such as that and received a common response:… 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

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

New students for a new semester

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Today marks the first day of the spring 2013 semester at William Penn University. As we start another semester of classes, homework and club activities – I would like to pause and welcome… Continue reading

Lowering the costs of international education

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USNews.com recently posted an article on ways that students can lower the costs of international education. College expenses can easily add up – with items such as school supplies and books to clothes… 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…

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

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