Category Archives: Featured

Mountain climbing can be super scary. Mountain climbing ALONE can be even scarier – especially if, like Hanna, you’ve never taken a trip on my own before!

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If you’re tossing up between flatting with local students or fellow internationals, here are some pros and cons that may influence your choice.

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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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Study abroad allows you meet a ton of awesome people. But what happens when your time is up and you have to leave the friendships you’ve made?

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Traveling all by your lonesome? Well, that doesn’t mean you can’t get some amazing photos of yourself. And here’s our tell-all on how to do it!

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Sometimes when you travel to different cultures you can be subjected to subtle racism. Here are the small things Hanna noticed during her time in Japan.

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After having enough time to enjoy being a tourist, it’s time to look like a local. Blending in is the next step after fitting in: the goal is that no one can guess that you are a foreigner without hearing your accent.

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Tips on how to appreciate another culture but still behave appropriately and not overstep any boundaries that might be considered offensive by locals.

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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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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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Having privilege is not the problem; its understanding it and how you use it. While traveling, I began to understand my privilege.

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