Tips and Tales From Around the Globe

Practical Packing for Your Time Abroad

Kelsey Bridewell | May.24.2022

 

Are you ready to jet off on the experience of a lifetime?

I am sure you have heard time and time again that studying, interning, and traveling abroad will change your life. However, packing up your life to live out of a suitcase for 2, 4, 6 months, to a year is tough! You may be asking yourself, should I bring these pants? Well, if I bring these pants, then I must bring this shirt... But if this is one outfit, then I need to bring these shoes because they are the only thing that goes with that outfit! The cycle continues until you are completely over packed and out of space in your double suitcase and carry on. Fear not! I am here to help you with a master packing guide and anecdotes from past travelers.

The Study Cycle- 6 Steps To Studying Successfully

Kelsey Norton | April.05.2022

The study cycle is a tried and true way of retaining information and developing a complete understanding of a course. When moving to a new country, and learning a new language it can be hard to understand the course structure, and even harder to develop a study routine. The goal of a study cycle is to add structure to your already hectic schedule. By carving out time in your daily life, to study you can then effectively learn the material. So let's take a look at what the study cycle is, and some ways we can use and modify it to fit your needs when you are abroad. 

6 Ways To Add Some Adventure To Your Internship Abroad

Kelsey Norton | February.15.2022

Are you looking to make the most of your time abroad? Are you looking for adventure and something new?  Here are 6 ways to add some extra excitement during your internship abroad!

5 Ways To Prepare For Your First Day On The Job

Kelsey Norton | February.09.2022

You did it! You made it through the interviewing process and stood out against everyone else — and you got the job! And now, after accepting your job offer, it’s time to start your first day. Here are 5 ways to have your best first day possible.

20 Easy Ways to Go Green

Molly Haskell | April.23.2021

We live on a miraculous, incredible planet that deserves our love, care, and attention. What are your plans to help Mother Earth?

Here are 20 easy ways to go green this year.

8 Benefits of a Remote Internship

Lauren Jackson | April.08.2020

Internships are a great opportunity to translate what you’ve learned in the classroom into real-world experience. However, the world we live in right now is limiting your options, making it difficult to find an in-office internship.

Now, virtual internship opportunities are literally knocking at your door! You still have the opportunity to learn invaluable career skills right from your home.

It may sound strange at first, and you may question which skills you’ll gain from an online internship, but there are great benefits to getting international work experience straight from your computer!

7 Tips For Working From Home The Right Way

Inma López | April.02.2020

Many affected by COVID-19 have been forced to work from home. But not everyone knows how to do it effectively.

How can you stay productive, creative, inspired, and live up to all of the expectations that you’ve set for yourself within this new lifestyle?

Here are some ideas how to prepare your space, manage teams, managers, clients, communication tools, and how to adopt remote work progressively.

What Makes a Great Internship Application

Karl Jacobs | March.04.2020

It’s that time of the year when university students around the world are searching and filling out applications for summer internships.

We are often asked, what makes a strong application, where to put certain information, or how a resume should look? There’s no template for the ideal application, because we look at many different things during the admissions process.

As our Admissions Team stays busy reviewing hundreds of new applications throughout the day, here are their top tips for what makes a strong internship application.

10 Tips to Surviving Long Flights

Nick Kundrat | February.20.2020

Today, it’s easier and cheaper than ever to fly anywhere in the world. You can literally hop on a plane and in half a day be on the other side of the planet.

Despite how cool and easy traveling by plane may be, no one can argue that a long flight can also be pretty grueling.

I completed an internship in Sydney, Australia, and it was an amazing experience to say the least. I learned a ton, made professional connections, met life-long friends, and had a blast. The only downfall of traveling from the U.S. to Australia was well… the traveling.

Long flights, layovers, security lines, checking luggage, it can all be a bit overwhelming if you aren’t prepared. Now that I’ve done the 20+ hour trip a few times, I feel like I’ve gotten a grip on how to thrive on these seemingly endless flights.

Here are my top 10 tips for your next trip abroad!

All You Need is L̶o̶v̶e̶ a Passport

Madison Kujawski | February.11.2020

Life is short, so don’t waste time waiting for others to make travel plans. Stop searching for the perfect travel partner, because sometimes, the best travel buddy is you! 

It’s time to get out your passport and show yourself a little love. Explore somewhere new, learn, grow, and experience things you’ll remember for the rest of your life. 

Here is how your passport will bring you all the love you need:

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