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#StudyAbroadBecause the world gets smaller each time you do!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 14, 2015 /
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Amy Whitley is an outdoors and family travel writer making her home in Southern Oregon. An avid traveler, backpacker, skier, and hiker, Amy has written about family and outdoors travel experiences ranging from yurt camping to hut-to-hut skiing to city touring for family travel site Pit Stops for Kids and national publications.

#StudyAbroadBecause an adventure of a lifetime awaits you

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 13, 2015 /
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Kim Reiner is the PR coordinator of a nonprofit in Omaha, Neb., and a mother of two beautiful kids. She's spent more than 2 years abroad, studying in Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Belgium. She dreams of traveling the world, but until then, she writes at OhMyOmaha.com, a parent's guide to her hometown.

 

#StudyAbroadBecause it’ll help you navigate other social codes more fluently

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 12, 2015 /
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H.E. is a TCK [Third Culture Kid] (French/German) who grew up in Luxembourg. She got her BA in the USA and her MA in England.

Scenes from Summer Camp

by Connor Gayne / Feb 10, 2015 /

It was a beautiful night, and the stars were burning bright and vivid. Fireworks exploded in the air, reflecting off the still water of the lake. The vibrant colors morphed from blue to red, then orange and yellow and purple. It was almost too much to take in at once. All the while, a fire was blazing, creating orange and yellow patterns that were as enticing to see as the fireworks.

#TeachAbroadBecause Learning About Your Students Changes Your Life

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 10, 2015 /
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Amanda Kendle was born and raised in Western Australia but left in her 20s to teach English in Japan, Slovakia, and Germany, before returning to Perth to continuing teaching English to foreign students in Australia before her travel-loving son was born.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Makes You Feel Alive

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 09, 2015 /
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Danielle Oteri is an art historian, writer, professor and founder of Feast on History. This spring she is leading a creativity retreat where she'll bring entrepreneurs to ancient sites in Southern Italy with a program designed to transform ideas into innovations. She studied abroad in Italy.

 

Danielle Oteri - #StudyAbroadBecause It Makes You Feel Alive

#StudyAbroadBecause Your Whole Life Will Change

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 08, 2015 /
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Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a passionate writer, educator, social media ninja, speaker and global citizen who has traveled to over one hundred countries and six continents. You might find her underwater, traveling to an exotic location, teaching in the classroom or in print about social media, science education, lifelong learning, books, and travel.

#StudyAbroadBecause You Can Welcome Adventure

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 07, 2015 /
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Lin Yuhan is an international student from Hangzhou, China. She first came to the U.S as an foreign exchange student when she was 16. She graduated from a high school in Missouri, and is currently a college senior studying political science and global studies. She loves exploring culture, civil justice, playing ping pong, and photography.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Is the Gateway to a Life Full of Passion and Inquiry

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 07, 2015 /
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Alex Berger is the author of VirtualWayfarer.com (one of my favorite sites!) and specializes in travel advice, stories, photography, and videos. He is also an active researcher and focuses on the intersection between travel and technology.

#InternAbroadBecause ... Clarity doesn't come from a book

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Feb 05, 2015 /
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Jenni Mahnaz is a writer and travels nomadically with her husband, Aaron. A passionate believer in our ability to create the world we live in, she runs the site WitnessHumanity.com as a chronicle of their journey, both physically and internally. Favorite countries include India, Nepal, and Belize.

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