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Our 10 best tips for writing the perfect study abroad essay

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We’re so excited for you to study abroad! Whether you’re going for a semester or year through your institution or with an external program, or direct enrolling at a university overseas, chances are that you will need to write an essay to get in. This essay could be for admission or for scholarship opportunities. 

The Advantages of Studying Abroad for a Semester

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Taking a semester to travel and study abroad can be a challenging but positive experience for students. The benefits can include anything from enhancing your network to increasing your employment opportunities.

Preparing for a Semester Abroad

The Complete Guide to J-1 Students Tax Return

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Every year, thousands of people travel to the United States on J-1 visas. Every J-1 participant is required to file a J-1 visa tax return; this is required by law! Many J-1 visa holders are perplexed by the complicated tax jargon that can be found in the United States. However, it is not as complex as it appears.

Ayden Berkey: #StudyAbroadBecause ... it will be the time of your life!!!

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Ayden Berkey is a 2020 college graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she double majored in Marketing and Human Resource Management. Since graduation, she has co-founded a free scholarship search engine and college resource platform called Access Scholarships. Find her on Instagram and TikTok - her username is @accessscholarships ! 

5 Tips for Studying Abroad in China

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Studying abroad is one of the most valuable things you can do. It can increase your employability, cultural knowledge, global citizenship skills, and more. It isn't always easy, though; there are always challenges to living, studying, and working in a different culture than your own. Luckily, these challenges are not specific to any particular region, but have more to do with cultural adjustments.
 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

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Studying abroad is one of the most exciting things you can do during your collegiate experience. It will expand your mind, grow your lifelong opportunities, and teach you much about others…and yourself. 

Studying Abroad? 5 Things You Need to Take Care Of...First

How to Study Abroad for Free

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Do you want to study abroad, but aren't sure how to pay for it? There is a plethora of ways to do so, and a world of reasons WHY to study abroad

Here are two ways to obtain financial assistance for study abroad:

Universities, states, private foundations, and large companies abroad willingly provide financial support to foreign students. “Why?” you may ask. 

It’s simple. 

Why should students study abroad?

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One of the most beneficial experiences for any student is studying abroad. It offers students great opportunities to learn about different cultures and ways of life while studying away from home. There are numerous reasons why students should study abroad. Here are a few:

Why should students study abroad?

Studying Abroad? How a Roommate Can Be Useful

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Located in the Catalan region of Spain, Barcelona is one of the most historical cities in the world. Perhaps what makes the city so attractive to those not living in Spain are its long history and the presence of the world-beating Barcelona Football Club. While Barcelona has recently been in the news for its secessionist politics, this has hardly made the city less attractive to tourists and international students.

Studying Abroad in London: Sharing Your Experience

by Heather Robinette / Feb 11, 2019 /
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If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, last month I wrote about capturing your study abroad experience. Now, I’m going to discuss some ways you can share your experience. Hopefully this helps give you some ideas. The biggest thing is sharing your experience where it makes sense for you. 

Studying Abroad in London: Sharing Your Experience

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