Sage Advice. Recorded.

Marty Tillman On The Value Study Abroad Brings To Students Entering The Job Market

  Photo: Courtesy of The PIE News Marty Tillman (@tillman_marty) and I met at The IIE Global Summit in NYC
April 19, 2019

Measuring Foreign Aid in Ecuador With Cierra Powell

Chimborazo, Ecuador [email protected] “I got lost, I did not cry, it was honestly just like running a mile, I was
April 17, 2019

Why You Shouldn’t Let Relationships Interfere With Your Study Abroad Experience With Alison Healy

“It’s so important to get out of what you know. It’s so important to try something new and have that
April 5, 2019

Getting Lost, Sippin Sangria, and Studying Abroad in Alcalá de Henares with Lexa & Caroline

“One week, being in another country, you’re going to forget about what everyone else is doing in the U.S., and
April 4, 2019

Why You NEED To Study Abroad If You’re Interested in Fashion With Brielle Saggese

“If you’re looking to grow or to change, or if you’re looking for some way for college to shape you that it hasn’t yet, this is the opportunity to find that spark and find that push to be the kind of person you want to be when you graduate.” — Brielle Saggese
April 1, 2019

Studying Abroad in Chile, Exploring South America, and Drinking Pisco Sour With Rachel Marie McKinzie

“South America is an absolute gem. I feel like you could to there 100 times and not experience everything it has to offer.” — Rachel McKinzie (@mckinzier74) First Chile interview…on the board; thanks to Rachel! She’s also our first finance major, too, so she’s really checking off all the boxes.
March 30, 2019

Study Abroad Influence in Aix-en-Provence With Tiffany Ferguson

“To be in a country where you don’t speak fluently and you struggle to express yourself [. . . ], it made me so sympathetic, empathetic for people who are in countries where they’re not a native speaker but they’re trying, because I never really knew how difficult it is
March 28, 2019

How To Find The Perfect Study Abroad Internship With Melissa Buerkett

“We help you figure out what you love to do faster” — Melissa Buerkett The first interview I had with a student who studied abroad with Global Experiences was wildly popular. “Man, I wish I could get more interviews like that,” I thought. As luck would have it, a few weeks later
March 25, 2019

Bouncing With A Buddy, Internships, & Locations Selection With Nick Trifelos

“No matter where people come from, they always have bad experiences that have taught them important life skills, and you can always learn from people by gathering and asking them what their experiences have been and what they learned from them.” —Nick Trifelos  Nick (@nick.triff) understood his international internship better than
March 23, 2019

Meg Jerrard Talks Studying Abroad, Social Media, & Travel Blog Adventures

“We’re all about pushing people outside their comfort zones and really inspiring them to get out there and see the world” — Meg Jerrard Given that this a website that focuses on study abroad, it is only natural that you get students who are rather bullish on the subject. Many have
March 19, 2019

Erica Biagini and I Stumble On To a Great Strategy For Selecting a Study Abroad City During Her Interview About Bilbao, Spain

“I’m not going to say that every single day was easy during my time abroad . . . but looking back, the fact that I was able to persevere through those times is priceless to me.” — Erica Biagini I’ve interviewed many a student who studied abroad in Spain, but none that
March 8, 2019

Everything You Need To Know If You Want To Study Abroad in Vietnam with Martina Mazzei

“There’s this whole other part of the world, or culture, or type of living that I had no idea existed.” — Martina Mazzei (this link goes to her bodacious Insta food blog) @chuttersnap I’ve been waiting a long time for this because I have heard only good things about this country
March 7, 2019

How (and why) To Go Abroad After You Graduate With Corinne Kenny

“I’ve never had a student come back saying they regret studying abroad, but I have met with multiple students saying that they regret not studying abroad.” – Corinne Kenny Currently a graduate assistant at UW – Lacrosse, Corinne studied abroad in Granada, Spain; one of the many hidden, beautiful cities
February 28, 2019

Botswana Bound in Africa With Lauren Goetze

“It matters where you go, but if you’re on the bubble, just go somewhere.” — Lauren Goetze I love when I interview someone and have to pull up the old maps to find out exactly where they went. That’s exactly what happened when I talked to Lauren about her trip to Botswana,
February 27, 2019

What It Was Like To Take A Ferry to Class Every Morning in Bangkok With Lindsay Vallance

“It’s not going to be that perfectly posed picture that you see on Instagram . . . it’s going to be like those candid pictures that are full of memories and learning experiences and full of adventure.” – Lindsay Vallance Lindsay is the first student on The Study Abroadcast who studied
February 26, 2019

Volunteering in Costa Rica with Zoey Hoffman

“It’s going to push you to see the world a different way and make you a better person” – Zoey Hoffman Davenport University undergraduate Zoey Hoffman is the first student on the show that went abroad specifically to volunteer, and I’m surprised it took so long to get someone on
February 20, 2019