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How Stringent is Your Alma Mater’s Application Process?

The life of the gay gene: from hypothetical genetic marker to social reality. O’Riordan Author information Abstract The gay gene was first identified in 1993 as a correlation between the genetic marker Xq28 and gay male sexuality. The results of this original study were never replicated, and the biological reality
June 1, 2019
Waste of time speaking with a pharmacist

Why Pharmacists?

 
May 25, 2019
Various Wisconsin cheeses

NOT Like Spotted Cow

An interactive infographic with some of the best cheese in the state that produces the best cheese. So basically; the best of the best.
May 25, 2019
Why you need to consider studying abroad

¢.18 Beers and $10 Sushi With Brandon Losh & Johnny Felsenthal

Brandon Losh and Johnny Felsenthal did Semester at Sea and Berlin about as good as you can do it. They’re great friends who studied abroad in different locations at the same time and actually missed visiting each other by a two weeks. One of the ongoing themes throughout The Study Abroadcast
April 26, 2019

Finding An Internship

For approximately 50 percent of college students, graduation is inevitable.   And when you’re ready to enter the job market, you know how important it will be to set yourself apart from other applicants. That’s something studying abroad can help you accomplish 100%. So, how would you like to ramp that
April 17, 2019

What Is Study Abroad?

@ryoji__iwata What is Study Abroad? If you’re reading this, you probably have an idea that you know what you think actually is or might be the easily defined or maybe not-so-typical definition of study abroad. Or maybe you don’t. That’s why I’m here to help pinpoint exactly what study abroad
April 9, 2019

Making Friends While You Study Abroad

@rexcuando So, you’re considering study abroad… Of course you should go! This is your chance to have the adventure of a lifetime.  But maybe you’re a little bit concerned (scared?) about being in a foreign country with no friends. DON”T FRET…I’VE GOT YOU! So as an international student, you’ll find
March 21, 2019

12.5 Places To Consider Studying Abroad

Ok, so here’s what I did: @rawpixel Every study abroad company compiles annual lists of the most popular study abroad destinations based on data from students that studied abroad with them. I looked at all the lists and simply combined them into one, super list, which you can find below.
March 6, 2019

Why Study Abroad? Seriously…

Only 1 in 10 college students study abroad Studying abroad is an incredible once-in-a-lifetime adventure. You’ll meet new friends, explore iconic locales, and experience a whole new culture by actually living it. You’ll have the opportunity to hone your foreign language skills, savor foods you’ve never tasted before, and, essentially,
February 25, 2019

The Hidden Benefits You Reap By Studying Abroad In A Big City

@picjumbo You’re off to college! Ready to expand your horizons and begin a new adventure away from home. For many students – maybe you? – this is the first time you’ll be outside the comfort zone provided by your family and the familiar surroundings of your home town. You’ll meet
February 12, 2019

How to Choose the Perfect Study Abroad Program To Accelerate Your Career

@picjumbo You know how when you go to a restaurant; usually Chinese food or a diner, and the menu goes on forever and you think to yourself ‘how am I ever going to decide? I wish I could try everything!’ At first glance, deciding how to study abroad can be as daunting
January 29, 2019

Should You Double Major or Study Abroad?

@mattragland Deciding whether to pursue a double major or study abroad is a dilemma facing many college students. They can’t get beyond the fact that it’s six of one, half dozen of the other. If you’re trying to decide which is the better option, there are some clear points to
October 13, 2018

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Studied Abroad

@jeshoots Everything that you could possibly check off a to-do list I did. I crossed all my t’s and dotted my I’s. I was ready, or so I thought. Beginning with the end in mind is a tried and true adage that holds true to most life experiences, and studying
October 4, 2018

4 Steps To Applying For Study Abroad Scholarships

Study abroad scholarships consist mainly of essays and there are enough to apply to that it can become overwhelming. When I applied for (and received) the Gilman Scholarship I worked smarter, and not harder. Below you will find an illustration of how I went about my scholarship application process. You’ll
June 29, 2018

8 Reasons to Take a Semester at Sea

source: thewilderreport.blogspot.com Founded in 1963, Semester at Sea has helped many gain perhaps even more of a once in a lifetime experience that traditional study abroad opportunities if that’s even possible. This post is meant to make those unaware of this opportunity aware of this opportunity. I had two close friends take
May 16, 2018

How To Decide Where To Study Abroad

@picjumbo I’d describe the beginning of the study abroad process as signing up for classes, finding a new apartment, and buying a car wrapped together. You hear the term “make or break” thrown around a lot. I won’t go so far as to say that a good relationship will either
May 13, 2018