Category Archives: Academic

Learn about why you should study abroad with United World Colleges. Hint: cause you can study abroad for TWO YEARS with students from over 90 nationalities!

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The best way to master a foreign language is immersion. And studying abroad is as immersive as it gets! Here are some tips to how to make the most of this time.

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The differences between your home country’s education system and the one where you undergo exchange can completely change your studying habits! Here’s how.

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Having your first interview in a foreign language? Well here are tips and advice on how to prepare (and NAIL) the interview process!

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We follow Portia’s adventures and take a look at a typical week in her life as an exchange student in Sweden. Spoiler: it involves IKEA.

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Experiencing sexual harassment during an internship is, sadly, more common than people think. Here, Nadia shares her own experience on how she overcame it.

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We can all agree that the right apps can mean the difference between struggle and success. Here are some essential smart phone apps for your study abroad!

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I’m in Italy for one year and I’ve been part of a basketball team since September. I testify to show you that joining a sport team abroad is worth it!

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It’s easy to get swept away in the currents of comparing and contrasting, judging and more when studying abroad. Here’s how I learned to be present.

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After studying abroad for six months I am reflecting on my decisions and what I would have done differently. These are my study abroad regrets.

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Midterms week is one of the most stressful weeks of the year, but it doesn’t have to be. Find out how you can manage stress and ace midterms here!

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Wanting to go home isn’t a weakness and can’t be combated with independence. Instead, it is a byproduct of now belonging to 2 different worlds.

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