I have written several articles about studying abroad and getting the most bang for your buck (scholarships). Another way to add value to your academic career is enrolling into a university abroad. For many first time travelers, this might be a big leap. In my article about attending a foreign institution, I mentioned that one [...]
Some college students will spend a summer, semester or even a year abroad feel satiated. Others crave more. (A lot more.) They want to study abroad for a long term which is amazing! There are several ways to get an authentic immersive experience abroad. If you want to be abroad full time, here are three different strategies to make it a reality.
Wherever your dreams take you, the most important think to remember is the reason why you are passionate about it in the first place. The reason does not have to make sense to everyone, but it needs to make sense to you. It also has to be compelling enough to keep you going when following this dream becomes difficult.
If you know me then you know I love the sound of my own voice. I love getting in front of people and speaking. I love talking to people in general. When I was taking classes in Seoul, I realized first hand that the same thing that stressed people out about public speaking here is the same thing that freaks people out around the world!
The difference between living and being alive is the difference between being the driver or a passenger. Those who are living are empowered to make certain demands from their life like authenticity, joy and progress. Contrarily, those who are simply alive become the accumulation of other people's choices instead of their own. You probably know [...]
Things did not work out exactly as I planned and there was some inconveniences involved, but on the other hand I had a chance to explore a city I probably would have never visited otherwise on someone else's dime. I also made friendships that would not have existed without this inconvenience. I'm not saying it's easy shifting perspective and finding or flat out making opportunities for yourself but it is definitely worth it.