I had the privilege of attending NAFSA’s annual conference in Denver where social justice warrior, Bryan Stevenson, called upon members to ‘get proximate, change narratives.’ Listen to an excerpt here.
The Institute of International Education, a major player in the field of international education, has a cool tool for students seeking funding for their overseas studies. IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding is an easy to use search engine. You can search IIE’s directory of study abroad scholarships and grants by region and field of study to […]
As the parent of a high school sophomore, I find myself reflecting on the path that led me to transfer from a small, selective liberal arts college in Waltham, MA to pursue my studies in a large, public research university in Montréal, Québec (Canada). Given the reality of the ridiculously high cost of a four […]
Being aware of the stages of cultural adjustment is key to your successful study abroad experience.
So you’ve decided to take a leap of faith and study overseas. Moving overseas can be daunting, especially if you do not take the time to plan your move. Having studied and worked abroad myself, I’d like to share pre-departure tips to take the stress out of planning your big move. Ship out of season […]