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Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 26, 2015
What to Pack for Study Abroad

What to Pack for Study Abroad

The staples of packing well are comfortable shoes. I know that most students want to look good, but comfort needs to come before style when studying abroad. You are going to ...

By Matt Ulmer, studyabroad.com
Published March 6, 2009
Taking Time Off from School: Interim Programs

Taking Time Off from School: Interim Programs

While most 18-year-olds were packing bags for college, Bathsheba Demuth was packing bags for the Yukon. "I had spent my entire life studying," Demuth said. "I wanted to take a break ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 4, 2008
Travel Horror Stories

Travel Horror Stories

Traveling wouldn't be interesting if every trip went smoothly. Just hope one of these disasters that other FastWeb users shared with us doesn't strike your next trip. *** Rachel hadn't seen ...

Published September 5, 2008
Gap Year: Are You Ready to Take a Break?

Gap Year: Are You Ready to Take a Break?

Learn more about gap year and if you're ready to take a break.

By Phyllis M. Hanlon
Published March 9, 2009
Gap Year Savings

Gap Year Savings

Find out how much money could go into your gap year savings.

By Kathryn Knight
Published March 11, 2009
Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Don't fall for these top ten myths about study abroad.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
Myths about Studying Abroad

Myths about Studying Abroad

Although the number of students going abroad is growing every year, many pass up the opportunity because of misconceptions about the programs. Learn the facts and don't miss out! Myth #1—"Studying ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2008
Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

Seven Tips for Getting Your Money's Worth Out of College

An insider lets you in on these seven tips for hetting your money’s worth out of college.

By Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S Hyman
Published March 11, 2009
Short Stints Abroad

Short Stints Abroad

In a perfect world you'd study in London, Paris - or maybe even Brazil - next semester. But your double major, extracurricular activities and half-empty bank account dictate otherwise. What's a ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 3, 2008
Study Abroad Basics

Study Abroad Basics

Every year, more than 150,000 students decide to take their education outside of the classroom — and the country — to study abroad. While it can be a fantastic personal and ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2013
Latino Students: 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Latino Students: 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Hispanic cultures have always had a major influence on shaping the United States, especially with increased immigration from Latin America in recent decades. Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity for you ...

Dr. Gary Rhodes
Published June 5, 2007
10 Things You Should Do Before Studying Abroad

10 Things You Should Do Before Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be a fun experience and many students dream of leaving the country, but there’s more to it than getting on an airplane. Here are a few things you ...

By Kamil Zawadzki
Published September 3, 2008
Why Did I Stay Home?

Why Did I Stay Home?

You'll be asking yourself "why did I stay home?" if you don't have a study abroad experience.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published October 4, 2007
Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Will Studying Abroad Help or Hurt My Studies?

Before you study abroad, determine if studying abroad will positively or negatively impact your studies.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published September 3, 2015
Evaluating Your Study Abroad Options

Evaluating Your Study Abroad Options

The most fulfilling – and productive – experiences are those that suit a student’s budget, coursework, and goals.

By Samantha Brody, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published February 5, 2015
Tips to Prepare for Study Abroad

Tips to Prepare for Study Abroad

Research beforehand so you're confident as you embark on your study abroad travels.

Alison Graham
Published February 10, 2015
Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Your personality is positively impacted by studying abroad, according to a new study.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013