5 Ways to Make Your Semester Abroad Easier

So, you’re spending a semester abroad! I know the application was long and the waiting unbearable, but finally, the time to leave for your adventure has come! Super exciting! But, that excitement also comes with the nerves of moving to another country, especially if it’s your first time living away from home. Here are a […]

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Expecting the Unexpected Abroad: Natural Disasters

If you’re anything like me, you’ll groan slightly when coughing up those couple hundred dollars for travel insurance. Living in British Columbia my entire life, the possibility of experiencing a natural disaster never weighed on my mind. However, as I arrived in Japan for my exchange, my mindset quickly changed. Within the first week, the […]

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Guess These English Terms!

Can You Guess the Meaning of These English Slang Terms?    Do you think that if you travel to England, the literal land of English-speakers, you won’t face any language barriers in finding your way around? …Think again. Every culture has their own slang terms, and I’m sure there are many you use daily that would earn you a couple of blank expressions or […]

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The After-Effects of Studying Abroad

The After-Effects of Studying Abroad: What to Expect June 1, 2017 My semester abroad flew by; just a few short months ago I was waiting to board my flights to France, and now, I’m already on my way home. After studying in a French immersion program in Aix-en-Provence, I’ve gone from using French (almost) every […]

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