How Traveling the World Made Me a Better Parent

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The benefits of international experience on a resume are well recognized, but what about the other benefits? Can studying or working abroad enhance additional, seemingly non-related areas of your life? Personally, I have been amazed…

Getting to know your host city: Practical considerations

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[caption id="attachment_3110" align="alignnone" width="500"] Getting to know your host city[/caption] When students (and faculty!) arrive to the study abroad host city for the first time, a bit of practical orientation is in order. Giving students…

Why should you consider teaching abroad?

Why Should Faculty Teach Abroad?

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[caption id="attachment_3147" align="alignnone" width="500"] Why should you consider teaching abroad?[/caption] Teaching is an incredible experience¬†and it allows the teacher to learn from other students. Fortunately, there is even a better way for you as a…

10 ways to deal with culture shock.

Five Ways to Help Students Deal with Culture Shock

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[caption id="attachment_3151" align="alignnone" width="500"] Five Ways to Help Students Deal with Culture Shock[/caption] As students and travelers, we've all been there -- dreading the moment when class would end and we'd have to go back…