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The Best Ways to Learn a Language Abroad

Although it can be among the toughest things to do, learning a language can give individuals a sense of achievement like none other. A lot of work, patience, effort, and dedication goes into getting to grips with a new dialect, but it can be gratifying once it has been achieved.

The Best Ways to Learn a Language Abroad

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Tips for Pursuing a Postgraduate Degree Abroad

While many would prefer building a career after finishing college, the option of undergoing continuing education in a foreign land is within your reach. For one, applying for a Masters program in another country helps you unlock numerous opportunities for personal and professional development. Studying abroad also widens your intellectual and cultural horizons by exposing you to a diverse range of perspectives. 

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Financial Preparation Tips for Students Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be an inspirational, transformational, and incredible experience. It’s a chance to tap into resources and classes you may not be able to find close to home, experiment with your independence, and even learn from new cultures and people. However, if you choose to study away from the comfort of your hometown, there’s a good chance you’ll have extra expenses to consider too. 

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Why Choose IB? 10 Reasons to Study the IB Diploma Abroad

In the global educational space, various attestation programs allow an individual to receive the necessary secondary general and higher professional education. The concept of Baccalaureate has firmly entered our thesaurus. However, there are peculiarities when comparing documents, programs, and educational practices of different countries.
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Getting the Most from Your Study Abroad Experience

There's no experience quite like studying abroad. It can literally be life changing, setting you on a different career path entirely or introducing you to friends who will be significant to you for the rest of your life. Living and going to school in a different country and culture is so different from going there as a tourist, and what you learn in the semester or year that you spend abroad will inform the rest of your life. However, there are things you can do to improve this experience, starting with the tips below.

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Our 10 best tips for writing the perfect study abroad essay

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. 

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The Advantages of Studying Abroad for a Semester

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

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The Complete Guide to J-1 Students Tax Return

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

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 ! 

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5 Tips for Studying Abroad in China

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.