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How to Study Abroad

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

You’ve made up your mind- you’re going to study abroad! Now all you need to do is figure out how to study abroad. Luckily, we have a number of resources available that can help you in this journey. First, you will want to make sure your parents are comfortable with you studying abroad. You may [...]

A Great (and Free) Valentine’s Day Gift

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

Tomorrow is the first day of February which means if you are trying to plan something special for your loved ones on Valentine’s day- you only have two weeks left. If you’re tired of just buying chocolates and flowers, we have a new Valentine’s day gift idea for you- let us tell the one you [...]

Must-See Study Abroad Checklist

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Let’s be honest: even packing and preparing all the necessary things for a vacation abroad can be a trying task. Don’t let that scare you off when the time comes to prepare for what you’ll need to study abroad. By making sure you have adequate time to complete all imperative tasks, checking things off your [...]

Dinner on a Student Budget

Posted on September 14th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Being an international student is great, you meet new friends, gain a wealth of knowledge and are exposed to things that you may not have ever otherwise known existed. But lets be real, it can sometimes be hard living on a student budget. Just because your income is low doesn’t mean you are doomed to [...]

How to Remember Your Experience as an International Student

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

Being in a foreign place while studying abroad is exciting, with all of its new sights, sounds, smells and tastes. These are things that you’ll never want to forget, and as time goes on you’ll want to reflect back on and reminisce. Sometimes when we experience so many new things in such a condensed period of [...]

Do you have the Nursing Student Style Down?

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

      As a nursing student, you will undoubtedly be asked to write a countless number of papers- all in the style of APA format, of course. Instead of simply presenting you with information on APA format, we will also show you how it’s done! The American Psychological Association 6th edition (APA) provides a standardized guideline [...]

Affordable Student Accommodations

Posted on November 1st, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Whenever traveling abroad, finding affordable student accommodations can make or break a trip, as well as a budget. However, the quest for cheap student living shouldn’t overshadow getting a feel for the way of life in a particular location. Feeling out an area is even more important when deciding whether or not to pursue a [...]

London Metropolitan Police – International Students

Posted on September 19th, 2012 by Annemarie Keller

Some international students studying and living in the United Kingdom are required to register their stay with the local police. If you’re required to register, this will be written in your passport and you’ll need to register within seven days of your arrival in the United Kingdom. The Overseas Visitor Records Office – Metropolitan Police [...]

How to Afford Studying Abroad

Posted on August 23rd, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Did you enjoy last month’s guest post from GoAbroad.com on student visas? If so, then you will enjoy this blog as part of a larger series on helpful tips for study abroad students.  Money, or a lack of money, is the main culprit preventing students from studying abroad. You’re a poor college student, we get [...]

Student Visas in the United Kingdom – get tougher

Posted on July 11th, 2012 by Annemarie Keller

The UK has announced on July 2nd, 2012, that some international students applying for visas to study in the United Kingdom could now have “face-to-face interviews” included as part of the visa process.  Under the new ruling, “high-risk applicants” for student visas in the UK could be interviewed and asked a series of questions regarding, [...]