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Travel advice for the worldly scholar; discover the best places to study abroad, the best art and history museums, and beyond.

Chiara Torelli4 days ago
Every Day I'm TEFLing
I was lost after finishing my bachelor's degree. I knew I wanted "out" of academia, and its bubble-like, library-centred existence; I knew I wanted to be IN the world, interacting with people, issues ...
Lucas H. Parker17 days ago
4 Practical Signs You're Ready to Study Abroad
Studying abroad is a dream for many students from all corners of the world. Studying in another country can have a lot of benefits, can offer many life experiences, and can simply be a lot of fun. Fro...
Sasha Amber2 months ago
Looking in the Mirror
On the 7th of May, 43 participants from Denmark, Palestine, Latvia, Lithuania, Armenia, UK, Georgia, and Jordan all met for some of the most memorable and educational days of our lives. The theme of o...
Scarlett Aylen3 months ago
The Boy with No Opportunity
It broke my heart. A 13 year old. So intelligent and full of inquisitive questions. This boy, however, he was not going to fulfil his obvious shining potential. Why? He lives in Ghana. A place where h...
Amanda Smeltzer4 months ago
The Beauty in Questioning
For the past two weeks of my summer, I had the opportunity to fly to Laos, a country on the other side of the world in Southeast Asia. I was a volunteer in a village called Sop Chem, or better known a...
maya hall4 months ago
Exchange Student's Life in Vancouver
After extensive research on what it is like to live as an exchange student in Vancouver, I came to the conclusion that surprisingly, given that we are in the social media era, not many secondary stude...
MrPie 4 months ago
Why Learn a New Language
Around 983 Billion people on Earth speak English. More people speak English as their second language, than native speakers, so the number of English speakers account for around 20 percent of the popul...
Mikkie Mills5 months ago
Opportunities to Study Abroad in Law School
Whatever your situation, studying abroad in law school leads to wonderful discoveries.
Alex Taillie5 months ago
ITC—International Travelers Club
ITC was started in 2014 with the intention of providing students in the Memphis community a chance to see what else the world has to offer. I started it after working in an inner city school that only...
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Flora Mayer5 months ago
How Studying Abroad Can Benefit Your Career
Statistics show that American universities and colleges have a collective international students’ population of more than a million. On the flip side, thousands of American students are relocating abr...
Bekah Boudreau9 months ago
Stuck in the Endless Cycle of Normality
From a young age, I had various pictures of what post-secondary life would look like for me, and it usually included the surreal expectations of not taking a gap year and only going to University. Whe...
An Tran10 months ago
Everything I Have and Everything I Am
So far, I have been in Japan and teaching English for about two months, and it has had its ups and downs. Usually, there are moderate downs and very high ups. However, there is one personal issue that...
Linda Mayaba10 months ago
Nqobile
On the day that Nqobile left for college, her mother hugged her. Nqobile’s mother—a petite woman with a stern face, aimed straight at her daughter’s petite body, with arms wide open. It was an awkward...
So You've Decided You Want to Apply for Study Abroad? Check out My Best Tips for Applications
Okay, so wherever you want to go, you always have to write an application for your university explaining why you would be a good candidate to study abroad and why they should accept your application. Here are my tips for what makes a good application.
Aimee Jonesa year ago
The University of Life
As a 21-year-old female living in rural England, growing up I had the same ideals drilled into me much like most other people my age: You go to school, get good grades, attend university, get a job an...
An Trana year ago
My Second First Day of School
Currently, I primarily work at one middle school and am on a rotation of elementary schools every Thursday. This Thursday, I went to Ise Elementary School for the first time, and it was absolutely ama...
Blake O'Connora year ago
10 Best Education Systems in the World
A basic desire for parents is that their children will do better than they did in life. One of the most commonly held assumptions to do that is for them to get a top-class education, and the world wil...
Mimo le Singea year ago
Are Family Trips During School Days a Good Idea?
I remember coming across an article on this very topic a few years back, and it really got me thinking about this interesting shift in family values relative to educational values. While I'm no expert...